Entitlement to Temporary Total Disabilty Benefits and Layoff

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission has consistently ruled that if you are hurt at work and placed on a light duty job and during this light duty placement are laid off, you are entitled to collect temporary total disability benefits (workers’ compensation) until your condition reaches Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI).

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