By |2017-03-08T20:58:41-06:00January 28th, 2017|Basic Requirements|

There are a number of requirements that must be met in order to have a compensable Illinois workers' compensation claim. These are set forth in the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission’s Request for Hearing form, which is filed before an arbitration hearing. You can find a copy of the form on the Commission's website. IWCC PDF. To


By |2017-02-01T22:35:06-06:00January 27th, 2017|Basic Requirements|

To be eligible for Illinois workers' compensation benefits, Illinois must have jurisdiction over the claim as set forth in the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act or Workers' Occupational Diseases Act. Each state has its own workers’ compensation system. The laws of each state declare the circumstances under which an injured worker is entitled to claim benefits in

Illinois State Treasurer Required to File Appeal Bond in Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund Cases

By |2017-01-15T13:36:19-06:00December 14th, 2016|Court Decisions|

In Illinois State Treasurer v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2015 IL 117418 Google Scholar | Illinois Courts PDF, the Illinois Supreme Court considered whether the Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund was required to file an appeal bond to appeal the decision of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. The appeal bond requirement is found in section 19(f)(2) of the Act,