Accolade v. The Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (3d) 120588WC
Decision Date: 
May 30, 2013
District: 
3d Dist.
Division/County: 
Tazewell Co.
Justice: 
HUDSON
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Caregiver at assisted-care facility claimed neck injury from reaching to remove soap dish, to avoid suds from accumulating, while assisting resident in shower. Employee sustained injury while attempting to ensure safety of resident, which was reasonably expected of employee incidental to her job duties. Thus, thus injury arose out of her employment. (HOLDRIDGE, HOFFMAN, HARRIS, and STEWART, concurring.)