Articles From Gina Panepinto

Rule 23 Order reverses Commission, gives primer on neutral risk analysis By Gina Panepinto Workers’ Compensation Law, July 2018 The reversal of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission's decision in Nadine Rund v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission shows that injuries arising out of neutral risks, if performed in the course of employment more frequently than the general public, do arise out of employment and are compensable.
Section 6(f) can be a heartbreak for career firefighters with cardiovascular disease: A rebuttable presumption, a bursting bubble theory and it still comes down to the manifest weight of the evidence By Gina Panepinto Workers’ Compensation Law, November 2017 Simpson v. Illinois Workers' Compensation Comm'n will serve to calm municipalities'concerns about application of Section 6(f), but will cause concern for career firefighters.

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