Category Archives for Workers Compensation

APPEALING A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ARBITRATION DECISION

In a worker’s compensation case, the initial hearing, where witnesses are questioned and written evidence is submitted by attorneys for the Petitioner and by the Respondent, is handled by the Arbitrator

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Workers’ Compensation Fundamentals: Fatal Cases

Today’s blog will address how the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act compensates surviving family members when a work injury causes the death of an employee. The November and December blogs dealt with

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Worker Compensation Fundamentals: Permanent Injury

In our last blog we discussed the three benefits available under the Worker Compensation Act: payment of medical bills, temporary total disability payments, and permanency awards. In this edition we cover

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Workers’ Compensation Fundamentals

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured or become ill “in the course and scope” of their job. The Workers’

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