A comprehensive program with more than 6 hours of training on Illinois workers' compensation practice from experienced attorneys on both sides of each issue, along with insights from Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission officials.
Learn about Illinois Appellate Court cases that significantly impact the practice, with important insights for both Petitioner’s and Respondent’s attorneys. Supreme Court Rule 138 and 735 ILCS 5/8-2901 will also be discussed.
Petitioners’ and Respondents’ attorneys discuss ethical issues that may arise in the representation of workers' compensation clients, including: medical communications; potential conflicts regarding respondent employer vs. respondent insurance company; physician-patient privilege; and the attorney-client relationship.
*SAMPLE MOTIONS PROVIDED * Learn about tools available to each party to advance a matter to hearing before the presiding Arbitrator, Practical Guide to Requests for Hearing, 8(a) motions, 19(b) motions and more!