Articles From Joshua A. Humbrecht

Bowen v. IWCC: On the Importance of Language Setting Aside or Confirming a Commission Decision to Avoid Jurisdiction Dismissal By Paul E.H. Rademacher & Joshua A. Humbrecht Workers’ Compensation Law, July 2021 A summary and analysis of Joseph E. Bowen v. IWCC.
McCallister v. The IWCC: The Supreme Court of Illinois’ Extension of Injuries That ‘Arise Out Of’ a Petitioner’s Employment and a Departure From the Traditional Adcock Analysis By Paul E. H. Rademacher & Joshua A. Humbrecht Workers’ Compensation Law, November 2020 A summary and analysis of Kevin McCallister v. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, in which the Illinois Supreme Court considered the compensability of a knee injury a sou chef suffered while employed at a Chicago restaurant.
Illinois Supreme Court Clarifies That Proceeds From a Workers’ Compensation Settlement Are Exempt From Claims by Medical Care Providers By Paul E.H. Rademacher & Joshua A. Humbrecht Workers’ Compensation Law, April 2020 A summary of the Illinois Supreme Court's decision in In re Elena Hernandez.
How temporary partial disability came to be and its application since 2011 By Joshua A. Humbrecht Workers’ Compensation Law, November 2017 TPD marks an effort to balance the financial well-being of the injured worker and the employer’s ability to receive some gainful services of physically limited workers for the money extended in temporary benefits.
Moran v. IWCC: The flood gates of mental-mental claims did not just break open, but the water is clearer By Joshua A. Humbrecht Workers’ Compensation Law, January 2017 The First District Appellate Court, Workers’ Compensation Division, reversed a Commission decision denying Petitioner’s mental-mental claim as failing to prove he sustained accidental injuries arising out of and in the course of his employment.
Federal Tort Claims Act: How medical providers fall under the Act, the expansion of individuals covered by the Act and curing a failure to exhaust administrative remedies prior to filing suit By Joshua A. Humbrecht Tort Law, April 2015 It is easy to appreciate that your postman is an employee of the federal government and therefore covered under the FTCA. Yet, there are a vast number of medical professionals that fall under the FTCA even though not specifically enumerated in the definition contained in the Act.

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