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Illinois workers’ compensation reforms looming

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act is on its way to witnessing reforms that will seek to address the “shortcomings” of the 2011 amendments, Illinois Governor Bruce Vincent Rauner said during his State of the State Address on February 4, Business Insurance reported.

Even though Gov. Rauner did not specify what changes he will make exactly to the workers’ compensation system, he emphasized that reforms are “much needed” in Illinois to give fair compensation to injured workers while at the same time making sure that private and public employers are not “overburdened by an irrational system.”

If you or a person dear to your heart has been the victim of a workplace accident, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. Seek legal help in filing for these much-needed benefits by contacting our workers’ compensation attorneys at Spiros Law, P.C., in the Champaign-Urbana areas of Illinois by dialing (217) 328-2828 today.