Section Newsletter Articles on Workers Compensation

The interplay, if any, between a wage differential award and a total permanent award By Lawrence A. Scordino Workers' Compensation Law, January 2017 A look at Chlada v. Illinois Worker’s Compensation Commission, 2016 Il. App (1st) 150122WC, July 8, 2016.
To mail or not to mail, that is the question By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, July 2012 In Mark Grusveczka v. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, the Appellate Court denied a Petition for Rehearing on March 20, 2012 but dissenting Justice Holdridge and Justice Stewart certified the question to the Illinois Supreme Court.
Editor’s notes By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, November 2011 An introduction and news updates from Editor Rich Hannigan.
Good Samaritan: Hip check to vending machine awarded By Brad E. Bleakney Workers' Compensation Law, September 2009 The Appellate Court in Circuit City v. Illinois Workers Compensation Commission reviewed the hip check case and reinstated the Commission award but not as a “personal comfort” case but rather affirmed the award as a “Good Samaritan” case, in that he was coming to the aid of a female coworker.

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