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Mark Gruszeczka, Appellant v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (Alliance Contractors, Appellee) No. 2013 IL 114212 In Gruszeczka v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, the Illinois Supreme Court found that the “mailbox rule” applies to appeals of Commission Decisions to the Circuit Court. The rationale: the filing is a continuation of and not the initiation of proceedings.
Holland v. Schwan’s Home Services, Inc. No. 2013 IL App (5th) 110560 The Fifth District Appellate Court recently affirmed a jury verdict entered in favor of employee Larry Holland against his employer Schwan’s Home Services, Inc. (“Schwan’s”) awarding Holland $660,400 in compensatory and $3.6 million in punitive damages for retaliatory discharge. In this article, we
QBE Insurance Company v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission No. 2013 IL App (5th) 120336WC When QBE Insurance learned of an Arbitrator’s decision awarding compensation to Ronald Voges for a date of accident of October 14, 2010, it immediatelyfiled a review. Unfortunately, QBE Insurance was not a party named on the Application for Adjustment of Claim
Autumn Accolade v. IWCC No. 2013 IL App (3d) 120588WC Petitioner Joan Shannon was employed as a caregiver at an assisted-care facility operated by Respondent, Autumn Accolade. While assisting a female resident with a shower, she felt it necessary to remove a soap dish located under the shower head so that the resident would not
National Freight Industries v. IWCC No. 2013 IL App (5th) 120043WC Andrew Smith worked as a driver for Fischer Lumber on November 6, 2006 when he injured his low back pulling boxes off a truck. Smith reported right-sided symptoms; an MRI revealed a right-sided disc herniation at L3-L4 and a left-sided disc protrusion at L4-5.
Stanislawa Mlynarczyk v. IWCC No. 2013 IL App (3d) 120411WC The Compensation Commission denied Stanislawa Mlynarczyk’s claim for compensation, and she appealed, claiming that she was a “traveling employee” and thus entitled to compensation. She was employed as a cleaning lady by Janitorial By Sophie working in churches, homes and offices. She was paid by
Ismael Diaz vs. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, et al. No. 2013 IL App. 2(d) 120294WC When we last commented on the subject of “mental-mental” injuries (CTA v. IWCC Alert), we opined that the court had eased the route to recovery for purely psychological injuries. The CTA case seemed to eliminate the requirement that there be
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