Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

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  • NOVEMBER 2020 SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE COMMISSIONER MONTHLY REVIEW CALL PROCEDURES AND SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE ARBITRATION PROCEDURES

    By Order of the Chairman, the following is a list of the Special Circumstance Procedures for both Review and Arbitration, that will be used during the month of November 2020. 

    Please note that we have made minor changes to our past Special Circumstance Procedures, where appropriate. Please note that all e-mailed Motions and Petitions must be forwarded to Arbitrators and Commissioners 2 business days prior to their respective status calls. An announcement relative to the process for the month of December will be made near the end of the month of November. 

    A Pro Se Arbitrator will be available daily in Chicago

    A calendar, together with the Webex information for the Call and hearing dates of each Commissioner is attached. Similarly, a calendar, arbitration location schedule and Webex contact listing is attached, reflecting information for each Arbitrator.




  • OCTOBER 2020 SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE COMMISSIONER MONTHLY REVIEW CALL PROCEDURES and SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE ARBITRATION PROCEDURES

    By Order of the Chairman, the following is a list of the Special Circumstance Procedures for both Review and Arbitration, that will be used during the month of October 2020. 

    Please note that we have made minor changes to our past Special Circumstance Procedures, where appropriate. Please note that all e-mailed Motions and Petitions must be forwarded to Arbitrators and Commissioners 2 business days prior to their respective status calls.  An announcement relative to the process for the month of November will be made near the end of the month of October. 

    A Pro Se Arbitrator will be available daily in Chicago

    A calendar, together with the Webex information for the Call and hearing dates of each Commissioner is attached. Similarly, a calendar, arbitration location schedule and Webex contact listing is attached, reflecting information for each Arbitrator.


  • FILING OF SETTLEMENT CONTRACTS AND SETTLEMENT CONTRACT APPROVALS ARE NOW ELECTRONIC THROUGH COMPFILE

    Attorneys can now draft, sign, submit, and receive approval of settlement contracts through CompFile as of July 22, 2020. 

    Parties must file settlement contracts in CompFile on all cases with an Application for Adjustment of Claim that have been given an IWCC case number.  Any settlement contracts involving a pro se petitioner will continue to be filed on paper until Release 3 of CompFile later this year. 

     For instructions regarding electronic settlements in CompFile, please visit the CompFile Implementation webpage, www.iwcc.il.gov/compfile. (Link also located on the right of this page) CompFile - critical change with digital ease!

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