IL Workers’ Compensation Commission issues additional Emergency COVID-19 Amended Rules

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission conducted an emergency public hearing by telephone yesterday afternoon to discuss further amendments to the Rules Governing Practice, specifically Commission “IL Workers’ Compensation Commission issues additional Emergency COVID-19 Amended Rules”

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission issues Update

The IL IWCC just issued the following update: Beginning Monday March 23, 2020, the Commission will move forward with the below Emergency Motion Call for “Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission issues Update”

I&F Prevails in IL: Rolling Chair Found Not to be an Increased Risk

Inman & Fitzgibbons secured a “no liability” Arbitration Decision following a recent trial involving an employee who fell to the floor when a chair she “I&F Prevails in IL: Rolling Chair Found Not to be an Increased Risk”

I&F Prevails where Amending Application Backfires on Petitioner

In a recent Illinois case handled by I&F, the arbitrator held that Petitioner lacked credibility and denied all benefits. Petitioner, a maintenance worker, had filed an “I&F Prevails where Amending Application Backfires on Petitioner”

I&F to Host March Seminar with the IL Chamber of Commerce on the Strategic Use of AMA Impairment Ratings

Attorney Allison Mecher will answer your questions about how and when to use Impairment Ratings in Illinois WC cases in a March 5, 2020 online seminar with “I&F to Host March Seminar with the IL Chamber of Commerce on the Strategic Use of AMA Impairment Ratings”

IL WC Update: I&F Prevails by proving Petitioner filed his Claim after statute of limitations expired

In this case, Petitioner was injured in an accepted, but unfiled, accident in 2016 when he slipped on ice and fell while walking on the “IL WC Update: I&F Prevails by proving Petitioner filed his Claim after statute of limitations expired”

IL Amends Exclusive Remedy Provisions of WC and OD Acts

On May 17, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker signed SB 1596 into law as Public Act 101-0006. The new law amends the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and “IL Amends Exclusive Remedy Provisions of WC and OD Acts”