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Court Rules That Fired Worker Is Owed Comp Benefits

January 22, 2010
The employer’s obligation to pay temporary total disability benefits continues until the employee’s medical condition stabilizes and he reaches maximum medical improvement, the Illinois Supreme Court says in Interstate Scaffolding Inc. v. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.
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Federal Court Overturns Ruling in Employer Retaliation Suit

June 9, 2009
In a decision hailed as a victory for employers, a federal appellate court ruled last week that only those who have been directly involved in protected activity under federal civil rights law, not others only associated with them, can file a retaliation claim.
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