CompFile Implementation


To access the CompFile web portal:


Attorneys can now draft, sign, submit, and receive approval of settlement contracts through CompFile!

All Lump Sum Settlement Contracts that were mailed or delivered to the Commission prior to July 22, 2020, will be processed.

Settlement documents mailed or delivered to the Commission after July 21, 2020, will not be accepted.

Electronic Settlements – Instructions, Explanations, and How-To's

Please 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  (New Video:  Electronic Settlements – Multiple Cases)


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


Be Sure Your Firm is Registered in CompFile Correctly

Thank you to all who have registered in CompFile. If you are the Law Firm Administrator for your firm, please be sure to check your invitations (found on the CompFile portal homepage) and re-send any unredeemed invitations that have expired. To re-send invitations, go to the "Law Firm Users" page, click the boxed arrow all the way to the right of the user's name, and select the "Send Invitation" option.


If you have not yet registered -

Please 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

CompFile 101 – Learn CompFile's basics and benefits



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.