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’

What if I am injured, but I work for an employer that is not self-insured and does not have workers’ compensation insurance? 

If an employer is not self-insured and does not have workers’ compensation insurance, then an injured worker may have to proceed against both the employer and the Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund (IWBF). The