Employment Relationship

By |2017-02-01T22:34:58-06:00January 25th, 2017|Basic Requirements|

Illinois workers' compensation benefits are only available to claimants that have an employment relationship with the respondent (defendant). In other words, you must be an employee to obtain workers’ compensation benefits. This may seem obvious until you consider the difficulty in distinguishing employees from independent contractors. Unfortunately, there is no simple rule for doing so.