Case Conclusion Date: October 16, 2009
Practice Area: Workers Compensation
Outcome: Affirmed in favor of client.
Description: 394 Ill.App.3d 1087 (3rd Dist. 2009). The Appellate Court, as matter of apparent first impression, held that the time for which claimant was retained to work defined her “employment” with employer for purposes of workers' compensation statute providing that the third method for calculating an average weekly wage applies when the “employment” prior to the injury extends over a period of less than 52 weeks.