Chicago Transit worker injures knee in slip and fall
Read the full arbitrator decision below:
STATE OF ILLINOIS
COUNTY OF COOK
BEFORE THE ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSION
City of Chicago Department of Aviation and
City of Chicago Department of Transportation,
DECISION AND OPINION ON REVIEW
Timely Petition for Review under 19(b) having been filed by the Respondent, City of Chicago Department of Aviation, herein and notice given to all parties, the Commission, after considering the issues of accident, causal connection, temporary total disability, medical expenses, prospective medical care and notice, 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 February 5, 2013 is hereby affirmed and adopted.