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Illinois Employers Must Still Pay All of Medical Bills, Regardless of Write-Offs

The Illinois Appellate court announced that an Illinois employer still had to pay the remaining balance of an employee’s medical bill after the employee won a worker’s compensation lawsuit. The employee was injured on the job when the bus she drove crashed into a bridge in the Chicago suburbs. The Appellate Court held that it was not at liberty to review the decision of the Illinois Worker’s Compensation Commission ordering payment in full for medical bills.

For more, see the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, April 15, 2008 Volume: 154 Issue: 074.