Articles From Emily E. Borg

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act provides only one mechanism under which an arbitrator can recall a decision By Emily E. Borg Workers’ Compensation Law, March 2009 The holding in Smalley Steel Ring Company v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission begs the question as to who maintains jurisdiction over a workers’ compensation claim after a decision has been issued by an Arbitrator, but before the 30 days in which to file an appeal to the Commission has expired.
Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the workers’ compensation exemption By Emily E. Borg Workers’ Compensation Law, September 2003 HIPAA is a federal mandate that was passed by Congress in 1996 in response to the health care industry's request for standardization, as a remedy for increasing frequent health care privacy breaches, and in an effort to halt the steady increases in health care costs.

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