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Commission Awards Gymnastics Coach 40% Loss of Person as a Whole for Distal Biceps Tendon Tear

By |2017-10-15T16:24:49-06:00August 10th, 2017|Commission Awards|

The Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission awarded a high school gymnastics coach 40% loss of a person as a whole for his distal biceps tendon tear and repair, denying his requested wage differential award for a second time following remand from the Circuit Court, in Carello v. Northfield Township High School District #225, 05 WC 27417; 17

Vocational Rehabilitation and Maintenance Benefits

By |2017-02-11T12:23:02-06:00February 8th, 2017|Temporary Disability Benefits|

Vocational rehabilitation is a program designed to return an injured person to work within their capabilities. The Illinois Workers' Compensation Act provides: The employer shall also pay for treatment, instruction and training necessary for the physical, mental and vocational rehabilitation of the employee, including all maintenance costs and expenses incidental thereto. 820 ILCS 305/8(a) Illinois General Assembly | IWCC

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