Workers' Compensation

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IL: Increased Risk of Injury May Be Either “Qualitatively” or “Quantitatively” Shown
Posted on 10 Jan 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

An Illinois appellate court recently an award of workers’ compensation benefits to a Community Service Officer who sustained injuries to his right knee and back when his knee “gave out” while he traversed a stairway in the police station... Read More

LexisNexis Author Kim Presbrey Passes Away
Posted on 29 May 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Kim Presbrey, the co-author of Illinois Workers' Compensation Guidebook (LexisNexis), passed away Saturday at the age of 60. Kim was severely injured last month when his plane crashed into a Publix Supermarket in Florida. Read more . Read More

Illinois: Exclusive Remedy Barred Case In Spite of Fact That Worker Contracted Mesothelioma After Statute of Limitations Had Run
Posted on 13 Nov 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The exclusive remedy provisions of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and the Illinois Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act (collectively “the Acts”) bar an employee’s cause of action (and that of his or her estate) against... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (3/2/2015)
Posted on 2 Mar 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WCRI Study Updates on Rising Hospital Costs in Workers Compensation . OR WCD Releases Full Report on 2014 WC Premium Rate Ranking . Study on Opioid Tolerance Could Help Pain Patients Stay on Lower Dosages . Study: Risk of Unintentional Overdose... Read More