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This one-volume resource is part of the Illinois Jurisprudence set, but also serves as a convenient stand-alone reference to the topic of Workers' Compensation law in Illinois. Workers' Compensation was written by local Illinois practitioners whose practices focus on labor and employment and workers' compensation law. Workers' Compensation provides thorough coverage of the current state of Illinois workers' compensation law and stresses emerging concepts and the most recent available authority.

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.

The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

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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