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Watch for Group Carriers Seeking Excessive Reimbursements!

Occasionally, an injured worker’s medical treatment will be covered by his/her group health insurance, rather than through the employers’ workers’ compensation insurance. This may happen if the initial medical provider (e.g., emergency room, walk-in clinic) did not have the workers’ compensation insurance information at the time of treatment and uses

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In Memoriam – Clifford I. Ganan

It is with deep regret we announce the passing of Clifford I. Ganan on February 6, 2022. He was a beloved colleague, mentor and friend. Cliff was a graduate of the University of Illinois where he first met and enchanted his wife of many years, Barbara (Bunny). They have been

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Case Law Update – Winter 2022

Appellate Court Finds No Illinois Jurisdiction Industrial Contractors Skanska v. Illinois Workers’ Comp. Comm’n, 2021 IL App (4th) 210003WC-U Facts Claimant, a resident of Illinois, is an electrician and member of IBEW Local 538, based in Danville, Illinois. She was hired as an apprentice electrician by Respondent in July 2014.

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Case Law Update – Spring 2021

Court Rejects Vocational Opinion Offered by Medical Expert Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. v. Ill. Workers’ Comp. Comm’n, 2021 IL App (3d) 190754WC-U Facts Claimant, Sylvia Mendez, filed an application for adjustment of claim pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act, seeking benefits for injuries she allegedly sustained on October 11, 2009, while

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G&S July 2023 Rate Sheet PDF