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Court Decisions

Flight Attendant Injured on Commuting Flight Denied Benefits

A flight attendant who was injured on a flight commuting to her base airport was found not to be a “traveling employee” and her Illinois workers’ compensation claim was denied in United Airlines, Inc. v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2016 IL App (1st) 151693WC Google […]

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Basic Requirements

Accident

To qualify for Illinois workers’ compensation benefits, an employee¬†must have sustained an accidental injury or been exposed to an occupational disease “arising out of” and “in the course of” their employment. This basic requirement, which is the subject of many disputed claims, is found in […]