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        What is Temporary Total Disability Under the Workers Compensation Act in Illinois?

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        What is Temporary Total Disability?

        Temporary Total Disability (TTD) is a weekly benefit that is two-thirds of your average weekly wage (AWW), granted it is within the minimums and maximums that are stated by the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission. These minimums and maximums can be found at:http://www.iwcc.il.gov/benefits.htm. Like all benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act, temporary total disability is tax-free. Insurance adjusters routinely underestimate injured workers’ total temporary disability rates, so it is important that you make sure you are not being underpaid.

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        Horwitz Attorney Marc Perper Wins Supreme Court Victory for Illinois Labor

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        Injured Worker Rightfully Paid

        After fighting the employer and their insurance carrier at every level, Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates has won a solid victory for working people throughout the State of Illinois.

        The employer, Interstate Scaffolding, fired the injured worker, Jeff Urban, and then refused to pay benefits, claiming that Mr. Urban had been fired “for cause.”

        Horwitz attorney Marc A. Perper convinced the Illinois Supreme Court to reverse this decision and force the employer to pay the injured worker his benefits.

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