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7th Circuit Certifies Important Exemption Question to Illinois Supreme Court

May Unpaid Healthcare Providers Reach Workers’ Compensation Claim Settlement? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently certified to the Illinois Supreme Court an important question regarding the extent to which, following 2005 amendments to the state’s exemption … Continue reading

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Exempt Florida Corporate Officer of Subcontractor Barred From Suing General Contractor

An officer of a Florida corporation, who elected to be exempt from workers’ compensation coverage [see § 440.02(15)(b)(1), Fla. Stat. (2008)], and whose “employing” corporation was a subcontractor on a construction project, may not sue the general contractor and other … Continue reading

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