The Illinois Department of Insurance announced the approval of three workers' compensation Preferred Provider Program (PPP) Administrators…more
Response to Pantagraph article regarding alleged abuse of the workers' comp system in Illinois, addressing the legitimacy of the claims and the one-sided nature of the reporting going on in the press…more
In this article, we will discuss the escalating number of repetitive trauma cases filed by correctional officers at the Menard Correctional Center. Politicians and big business accused these men and women of fraud and made…more
In this issue, we will discuss the escalating number of repetitive trauma cases filed by correctional officers at the Menard Correctional Center. We will also discuss medical malpractice cases. Finally, we will introduce you…more
This article provides an outline of the important substantive changes to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act that went into effect on September 1, 2011…more
This article explains the recent changes to the Utilization Review provisions of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act…more
This article addresses holding negligent nursing home facilities accountable for resident abuse…more
This article addresses the addition of section 8(e)9 to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act, which governs compensation for hand injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome…more
This article addresses the recent changes to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act, and how these changes are being reported in the media…more
In this issue of the Ridge Review, we provide a summary of the changes set forth in the Amendment to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act that passed the 97th General Assembly. This newsletter highlights the history of…more
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act was amended by the 97th General Assembly on May 31, 2011, to reduce the benefits provided to injured workers. Governor Quinn indicated he will sign this legislation. We have outlined the…more
We have created a newsletter to distribute to our clients and friends in order to update you on the Illinois workers’ compensation laws and other legal issues.
We give highlights of recent Illinois workers’ compensation cases…more
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