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Legislation Filed in Illinois Would Nix Workers’ Comp for Non-Work Accidents

 Thursday, January 9, 2014

 Insurance Journal

Illinois lawmakers will consider legislation this spring that aims to clarify who is responsible for injuries sustained in a traffic accident on the way to work. Lee Enterprises Newspapers in Illinois reported that Sen. Kyle McCarter, a Lebanon Republican, has introduced Senate Bill 2622, which exempts an employer from paying for injuries if the worker is not traveling specifically for work purposes.
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