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IWCC Announced In-Person Trials Will Commence February 1st

The Chairman of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission has announced that in-person trials will commence as of February 1, 2021.  Arbitrators will be allowed to schedule one trial in the morning and one in the afternoon. 


  • Docket dates will be divided into pre-trial dates and trial dates.
  • Pro-se settlements will continue to be considered through Web-ex meetings.
  • All cases will be continued unless tried or dismissed, either voluntarily or after failure to appear for trial.
  • There will be no trials prior to February 1. Virtual trials are not available.
  • These procedures will apply to all venues in Illinois.
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