On October 16, 2020, the 2nd District of the Illinois Appellate Court issued its decision in the case of West Bend Mutual Insurance Company v. TRRS Corporation, et. al. The decision addressed a consolidated interlocutory appeal concerning the propriety of a circuit court’s order staying the proceedings on a claim filed before the Illinois Workers’

Most countries around the world offer some level of protection to workers that are injured on the job.  These workers’ compensation regimes can look very different from what we are used to in the States. This week, we are going to take a quick look at the rights of workers who are injured in the

I have had lots of clients ask me this question over the years. But first, what is a Medicare Set Aside? Let’s look at the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set Aside (WCMSA) Reference Guide Version 3.1 to see what the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has to say about it:

Section 3.0: What Are