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Municipal Employees – Appellate Court Considers the Overlap between (some) Duty Disability & WC Claims

A recent appellate court ruling discussed the interaction of the Worker’s Compensation Act with the Pension Code as it relates to work injuries sustained by firefighters and, by inference, policeman.  In The City of Chicago v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2014 IL App (1st) 121507 WC (January 6, 2014), the claimant suffered kidney failure while undergoing training…