Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

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

    By Order of the Chairman, the Special Circumstance Procedures for both Review and Arbitration that were originally posted for the month of June 2020, will be carried over through the month of August 2020.

    An announcement relative to the continuing process for the month of September will be made near the end of the month of August. 

    A calendar, together with the WebEx information for the Call and hearing dates of each Commissioner and Arbitrator can be accessed from utilizing the links below. Please note that status calls and pre-trials will continue to be conducted by Webex and telephone during the month of August. Please refer to the attached August 2020 Arbitration Location Schedule for the location of each hearing site's trials. Many downstate venues have made dates available to the IWCC for the purpose of conducting hearings.



  • JULY 2020 SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE COMMISSIONER MONTHLY REVIEW CALL PROCEDURES And JULY 2020 SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE ARBITRATION PROCEDURES

    By Order of the Chairman, the Special Circumstance Procedures for both Review and Arbitration that are listed for the month of June 2020, will be carried over through the month of July 2020.

    An announcement relative to the continuing process for the month of August will be made near the end of the month of July. 

    A calendar, together with the WebEx information for the Call and hearing dates of each Commissioner and Arbitrator can be accessed from utilizing the links below.


    Click here for the Arbitration Procedures

    Click here for the JULY 2020 Arbitration Calendar including Webex Details

    Click here for the JULY 2020 Arbitration Location Schedule


    Click here for the Review Call Procedures

    Click here for the JULY 2020 Commision Calendar including Webex Details

  • 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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