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Workers' Compensation Law

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Workers' Compensation Law Section

  • to promote improvement in the workers' compensation system and the administration of justice under the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act and Illinois Occupational Disease Act;
  • to enhance the professional capabilities of lawyers who practice before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission by disseminating information relevant to the practice;
  • making recommendations on proposed legislation;
  • conducting conferences and seminars on topics important to section members; and
  • promoting communications between the bar and all personnel of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Worker's Compensation Act  |  1st Dist.

Ravenswood Disposal Services v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Comm’n, 2019 IL App (1st) 181449WC (June 28, 2019) Cook Co., WC Div. (HOFFMAN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Workers' Compensation  |  2d Dist.

Holten v. Syncreon North America, Inc., 2019 IL App (2d) 180537 (May 31, 2019) Boone Co. (HUDSON) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Federal Employers’ Liability Act  |  1st Dist.

Ross v. Illinois Central Railroad Co., 2019 IL App (1st) 181579 (May 6, 2019) Cook Co., 1st Div, (MIKVA) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Workers' Compensation  |  4th Dist.

Conway v. Illinois Workers' Compensation Comm'n, 2019 IL App (4th) 180285WC (May 2, 2019) McLean Co. (HOLDRIDGE) Affirmed.

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