Illinois - One State, One Workers' Compensation System, Two Interpretations 

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April 2, 2013

Can an employee claiming an asbestos-related disease bring a civil suit against an employer outside the workers’ compensation system? The answer depends on where he chooses to file his claim. Attorneys Jonathan Lively and Elizabeth Schieber discuss Illinois courts’ divergent interpretations of Illinois’ workers’ compensation statutes on page seven of the Spring 2013 ABA TIPS Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee Newsletter.

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