Category Archives: Workers’ Compensation Act

Uninsured Employers Beware

In years past, there was a great deal of frustration with employers operating without workers’ compensation insurance coverage in Illinois.  Even though employers have always been required to provide insurance, or show financial responsibility, they did not always do so.  As a result, we saw a number of clients with serious injuries left out in the cold because there was no insurance to pay workContinue reading

Menard Work Comp Claims – Jumping Down the Rabbit Hole

Like most people interested in the Illinois workers compensation system, we have been reading the Belleville News-Democrat’s unfolding coverage about the Illinois Department of Corrections debacle at the Menard Correctional Center.  It seems that over the past several years there have been a large number of claims for repetitive stress injuries reported by the staff at the prison.  The newspaper seems to think that thereContinue reading

Welcome

We’re really excited to introduce our blog, and about the opportunity it gives us to interact with the public and the legal community interested in the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act.  Over the course of the next few months we’ll be discussing the basics of work comp law with an eye toward providing a simple explanation of how the system works and why.  As topics ofContinue reading