Basic Requirements

Eligibility

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 […]

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Basic Requirements

Notice to Employer

Injured workers generally must provide notice of their accident to their employers within 45 days to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in Illinois. You must provide notice of the accident to your employer as soon as practicable, but not later than 45 days. 820 ILCS 305/6(c) Illinois General […]