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Commission Decision

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13WC2602
09WC50534

STATE OF ILLINOIS

COUNTY OF COOK

BEFORE THE ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSION

Anthony P. Muzik,

Petitioner,

vs.

Village of Wilmette,

Respondent.

DECISION AND OPINION ON REVIEW

Timely Petition for Review under 8(a) having been filed by the Respondent herein and notice given to all parties, the Commission, after considering the issue of medical expenses and being advised of the facts and law, affirms and adopts the Decision of the Arbitrator, which is attached hereto and made a part hereof. The Commission further remands this case to the Arbitrator for further proceedings for a determination of a further amount of temporary total compensation or of compensation for permanent disability, if any, pursuant to Thomas v. Industrial Commission, 78 Ill.2d 327, 399 N.E.2d 1322, 35 Ill.Dec. 794 (1980).

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED BY THE COMMISSION that the Decision of the Arbitrator filed September 2, 2014, is hereby affirmed and adopted.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED BY THE COMMISSION that this case be remanded to the Arbitrator for further proceedings consistent with this Decision, but only after the latter of expiration of the time for filing a written request for Summons to the Circuit Court has expired without the filing of such a written request, or after the time of completion of any judicial proceedings, if such a written request has been filed.

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