Articles From Brent Eames

Overturning factual findings and the stringent manifest weight of the evidence standard By Brent Eames Workers’ Compensation Law, May 2018 Once a factual determination is made by the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, obtaining a reversal is an uphill battle.
Failure to file proof of service proves fatal for Circuit Court appeal By Brent Eames Workers’ Compensation Law, March 2017 The case of Springfield Coal Company, LLC v. IWCC, et al. should send a clear message to practitioners that strict compliance with section 19(f)(1) is expected by reviewing courts.

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