Legal Memorandum: Standard of review for entitlement to temporary total disability under the Workers’ Compensation Act

Issue: Under Illinois law, under the Workers’ Compensation Act, what is the standard of review on appeal for the establishment of a period of temporary total disability (TTD)?

Area of Law: Labor & Employment, Labor and Employment, Uncategorized
Keywords: ; Standard of Review; Workers’ Compensation; Temporary Total Disability
Jurisdiction: Illinois
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 03/01/2016

The period of temporary total disability (TTD) constitutes a question of fact to be resolved by the Commission, whose determination will not be disturbed unless it is against the manifest weight of the evidence. Interstate Scaffolding, Inc. v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Comm’n, 236 Ill.2d 132, 142 (2010).

Ceska v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, No. 1-15-0173WC, 2016.IL.000262 (Feb. 5, 2016) (VersusLaw).

Date: March 1, 2016

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