What do a landscaper, licensed vocational nurse and a grocery store clerk all have in common? All three are at elevated risks for slips and falls, no matter how diligent or careful they are. There are many unique parallels.
The Illinois Appellate Court, Workers' Compensation Division, ruled an Illinois employer's liability for an injured worker’s medical benefits was limited to the amount actually paid to the treatment providers, even if they were paid at a discounted rate negotiated by ...Read More
All sides in a workers’ comp claim have to have a sense of the rights and responsibilities of the parties to an injured or ill workers’ claim. One confusing aspect of the workers’ comp system is that the employee can sometimes “choose” to make it a workers’ com...Read More
Gov. Bruce Rauner came into Springfield as a veteran and successful business person but a newbie governor. Our newly sworn-in governor had a group of action items he wanted to implement to improve Illinois’ government and overall situation, particularly in the interest of jobs and busi...Read More
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The 2017 legislative session may have been a relatively quiet one for Californians seeking workers’ compensation reform, but a closer look at lawmakers’ activity shows that significant changes are likely on the way in the next three years.
We see it over and over and over again. When it happens, we try to smile and provide simple logic and common sense. We are not sure how it started, but however this concept began, we recommend putting it on the garbage pile of bad ideas that won’t work out.