Illinois Jurisprudence: Workers' Compensation
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The volume includes:
• Authoritative coverage of every topic, including validity, construction, and operation of the workers' compensation laws and discrimination against, coercion, and retaliatory discharge of employees who exercise their rights under the statutes; administration of the workers' compensation laws, including various boards established by the Act; insurance of employers' liability under the Act; exclusive remedy doctrine; employers and employees and employments within the scope of the Act; compensable injuries or illnesses arising out of and in the course of employment; proceedings to secure compensation; settlement procedures; availability of defenses to employees' claims; third party suits; and compensation payments, including types of compensation and determination of amounts and duration of payments.
• Practice Guides, Practice Commentary, Cautions, Illustrations, Recommendations and Reminders applying the law to factual situations arising in Illinois and calling attention to matters of practical significance for the Illinois lawyer.
• Citations to applicable state and federal statutes and administrative rules and regulations; on-point state and federal case authority; law review articles; other text and on-line research resources.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Administration and Insurance
Chapter 3 Exclusivity of Remedy
Chapter 4 Scope of Coverage
Chapter 5 Compensable Injuries or Illnesses
Chapter 6 Proceedings to Secure Compensation
Chapter 7 Settlements; Agreements on Compensation
Chapter 8 Defenses to Employee Claims
Chapter 9 Third Party Suits Indemnity, Contribution, and Subrogation
Chapter 10 Compensation Payments