How much is my case worth?

Settlement and Valuation Guide

Our Settlement and Valuation Guide to permanent disability benefits can help you understand how much your Illinois workers’ compensation claim may be worth. Select from the articles below based on type of injury and compare your case to the table of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission decisions: […]

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Court Decisions

Suitable Employment Must Be Identified for Wage Differential Award

Wage differential awards must be based on an identifiable occupation that the claimant is able and qualified to perform, according to a recent decision by the Illinois Appellate Court in Crittenden v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2017 IL App (1st) 160002WC Illinois Courts PDF. Wage differential […]

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In the News

The Chicago Bears and Illinois Workers’ Compensation Reform

A proposed bill would limit professional athletes from receiving Illinois workers’ compensation wage differential benefits past the age of 35, rather than the current age limit of 67 that applies to all employees, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports. The proposal is reportedly the responsibility of […]

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Permanent Disability Benefits

Wage Differential Benefits

Wage differential benefits are a type of permanent partial disability (PPD) available to injured workers in Illinois who have suffered a loss of earning capacity as a result of a work-related accident or occupational exposure. Wage differential benefits are set forth in section 8(d)(1) of […]