CompFile Implementation


To access the CompFile web portal:

CompFile will be temporarily inaccessible starting April 14, 2021, at 5:30 pm.  You will not be able to submit settlement contracts in Compfile during the 6-day window between April 15 and April 20.  

Starting April 21, applications, motions, decisions, and reviews must be filed electronically through CompFile!  [Click Here] for important information about the logistics for transitioning to completely electronic filing.  


Sneak Peek of CompFile Release 3

Release 3 – Questions & Answers

What does electronic filing and case management mean for you?  Click the link below to find answers to your questions. 

CompFile Release 3 Questions & Answers


Newly Posted Instructional Materials for the Upcoming Release 3


Filing Applications – Learn how to file an Application for Adjustment of Claim and Amended Application for Adjustment of Claim.  

Claiming a Case – Learn how to claim and activate a case originally filed on paper.  

Managing Assigned Attorneys – Learn how a user with law firm administrator permissions can assign the law firm's attorneys to the firm's cases.

Filing & Docketing a Motion – Learn how to submit a motion, petition, or other filing.  

Authenticating a Transcript – Learn how to authenticate an arbitration transcript.  


Written Materials

R3 User Manual – Applications & Case Claiming Instructions

R3 User Manual – Case Views & LFA Assignment of Attorneys

R3 User Manual – Motions & Other Filings

R3 User Manual – Petitions for Review & Transcripts

Release 3 Electronic Settlements

What will be new in Release 3 for settlements?  Click the links below for resources on updates to the electronic settlement process. 

New in R3 Electronic Settlements

R3 Electronic Settlement YouTube Playlist

Release 3 Demo and Q&A Webinar Sessions

Please watch the instructional videos before attending a Demo and Q&A Webinar Session to ensure that you have a knowledgeable foundation upon which to understand the discussion!  These sessions are your chance to ask specific questions that came to mind as you watched the instructional videos.  

Demo and Q&A Webinar Sessions 

Each session will cover different topics.  Recordings of these sessions will be posted on the CompFile YouTube Channel.  

  • Thursday, April 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am CT

Topics:  Case Claiming, Filing an Appearance, Managing Assigned Attorneys

Click the following link to watch the recording:  4.1.21 CompFile Release 3 Demo and Q&A Session  


  • Monday, April 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm CT

Topics:  Applications, Settlement Updates, Pro Se Filings, Legacy Cases, Pre-Population

Click the following link to watch the recording:  4.5.21 CompFile Release 3 Demo and Q&A Session  


  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am CT

Topics:  Filing a Motion, How CompFile Delivers Notice, Petitions for Review, Authentication of Transcripts, Call Sheets, Logged In vs. Not Logged In

Click the following link to watch the recording:  4.14.21 CompFile Release 3 Demo and Q&A Session

Q&A Webinar Sessions – Ask questions to a panel of the IWCC CompFile Team

Please watch the instructional videos and recorded demonstrations of CompFile above before attending. These will be a Q&A session only.

  • Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 1:00 pm CT

Q&A Session

Dial in: +1-415-655-0002

Access code: 133 402 1650

Event number: 133 402 1650

Event password: compfile


  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021 @ 11:00 am CT

Q&A Session         

Dial in: +1-415-655-0002

Access code: 133 956 7901

Event number: 133 956 7901

Event password: compfile


Release 2 – Electronic Settlements 

Click the link below to watch instructional videos on the fundamentals of e-filing a settlement contract and the recordings of past Demo and Q&A Webinar Sessions:

Video Playlist – Electronic Settlements in CompFile


Resources and Guides – Electronic Settlements

CompFile YouTube Channel

Should I File It in CompFile? Quick Reference

CompFile Settlement FAQs & Best Practice Tips

CompFile User Manual – Settlements can be found in Section 9


Need to Register in CompFile?

Watch these instructional videos to learn how to register in CompFile:

As a reminder, if you are an attorney who is not a Solo Practitioner or a Law Firm Administrator, your firm's CompFile Law Firm Administrator will invite you to register.

Resources and Guides – CompFile Fundamentals

CompFile YouTube Channel



For support, do not hesitate to contact us.

CompFile web portal: Feedback Option (located on the homepage)


Phone: 312-814-6611 (Chicago) or 217-785-7087 (Springfield)


About CompFile

CompFile is the IWCC's new e-filing system for managing workers' compensation cases. The IWCC contracted with Microsoft to implement the CompFile system and kicked off the project in the summer of 2019.  

CompFile will include the following features:

  • Online accounts for attorneys
  • Electronic filing of applications and other litigation documents
  • Electronic submission of settlement contracts
  • Electronic delivery of notices and decisions
  • Secure, online access to case information and documents

Some key benefits of CompFile include reduced usage of paper, real-time access to court filings and documents, immediate verification of successful filing, and electronic service of documents on counsel.