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Illinois Workers' Compensation Manual

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Workers’ Compensation – Are you good to go?

It may not be easy to foster a safe workplace, prevent injuries, and manage workers’ compensation claims, but it’s the law. 

Our Workers’ Compensation Manual can help you lower the costs associated with workers’ comp by showing you how to establish safety practices and manage claims correctly.  It also helps you:

  • Understand workers’ compensation in depth
  • Get injured workers back on the job faster
  • Know exactly what to do when an injury occurs
  • Take preventative measures to keep the workplace safe
  • Streamline and simplify claims management

This manual features expert advice from our authors, a team of attorneys and workers’ compensation specialists as it covers the most sweeping changes in workers’ compensation in nearly 30 years.  Many of the provisions of PA 94-0277 took effect July 20, 2005, while other provisions became effective February 1, 2006.  Published in 2008, this manual contains 207 pages including a detailed table of contents and a full index. Cost is $125 plus S/H.

Topics covered:

  • Coverage
  • Notice Provisions
  • Accident Compensability
  • Medical Provisions
  • Medical Fee Schedule, Utilization Review and Managed Care
  • Temporary Disability Benefits (TTD)
  • Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) Benefits
  • Permanent Total Disability (PTD) Benefits
  • Death Benefits
  • Claims Investigation
  • Practical Considerations for Employers
  • Managing Exposure to Permanency Awards
  • Trial Preparation
  • Creating an Environment Where an Employee Need Not File a Claim
  • Judicial Review
  • Employer Penalties
  • Miscellaneous Remedies
  • Fraud
  • Understanding Workers’ Compensation Insurance in Illinois

This Workers’ Compensation Manual is a valuable tool for:

  •  Benefits administrators
  • Employee relations specialists
  • Managers
  • Management consultants
  • Payroll specialists
  • Business owners
  • Supervisors
  • Safety professionals


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