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Section Newsletter Articles on Workers' Compensation Act

The clock stops here: Defining Section 12’s 48-hour disclosure requirement: Mulligan v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission By Miranda L. Soucie Workers' Compensation Law, August 2011 Section 12 of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act requires that the proponent of medical testimony furnish a report of the medical expert to the other party at least “48-hours before the time the case is set for hearing.”
Selected developments in ag law By Donald L. Uchtmann Agricultural Law, May 2011 Five interesting developments involving farmers' forward contracts, the Illinois Grain Insurance Fund, livestock and the Agricultural Exemption to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act.
Why don’t we simply abolish the Workers’ Compensation Act? By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, February 2011 The author would rather abolish the Workers' Compensation Act and let a jury consider cases under tort law.
Klein Construction and the Commission’s duty to review issues By Michael Edwalds Administrative Law, July 2010 In a recent decision, Third District Appellate Court noted a conflict between the Workers' Compensation Act and the Commission's rules implementing the Act.