Articles on Workers’ Compensation Commission

Illinois Supreme Court issues appeal bonds reminder By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, July 2015 The Illinois Supreme Court recently reminded practitioners that appeal bonds must be filed when seeking judicial review of Workers’ Compensation Commission decisions.
What does it mean when, at oral argument before the Appellate Court Workers’ Compensation Commission Division, one of the justices asks you “why do you think we have jurisdiction?” By Richard D. Hannigan Workers’ Compensation Law, September 2012 Supreme Catering v Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission concerns original jurisdiction as it is vested in the circuit and appellate court in matters wherein a summons has been issued for appeal of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission decision.
Maxit, Inc. v. Van Cleve: Supreme Court clarifies the need for express approval by Workers’ Compensation Commission of any attempt to settle or waive employee rights and benefits By Richard L. Turner, Jr. Civil Practice and Procedure, January 2009 Any attempt to waive or compromise rights needs to be explicit and should definitively refer to the rights accruing to the particular party under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act.
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Division By Justice William E. Holdridge Workers’ Compensation Law, September 2007 In January of 2007, the Illinois Supreme Court appointed Justice R. Peter Grometer of the Second District Appellate Court and Justice James K. Donovan of the Fifth District Appellate Court to the Workers’ Compensation Commission division of the Appellate Court of Illinois, replacing Justice Thomas E. Callum and Justice Richard P. Goldenhersh, respectively.
A review of my first year as Chairman of the Illinois Industrial Commission By Dennis Ruth Workers’ Compensation Law, September 2004 Now that I have completed a year as Chairman of the Illinois Industrial Commission, I would like to review our accomplishments.
Illinois Industrial Commission case status information now available online By Amy Masters Workers’ Compensation Law, June 2004 The Illinois Industrial Commission recently introduced a new online feature allowing access to open case status information available seven days a week.
Industrial Commission news By Richard D. Hannigan Workers’ Compensation Law, June 2004 By the time this newsletter is received by your office there may be amendments to the Workers' Compensation Act.

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