In Illinois, if you sustain a work-related injury, you are entitled to two-thirds (2/3) of your pay while you are off work as a result of the work injury. This benefit is calculated in accordance with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and is called temporary total disability benefits. However, there are certain employees in Illinois who are entitled to more than the two-thirds benefit rate under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund: When your employer doesn’t have Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Workers’ compensation claims in general are tricky to navigate through, but cases ...