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Synopsis: Trip and fall denial while leaving work in IL WC may hang on a “shoe-string”! Research and writing by Michael Palmer, J.D., KCB&A’s most recent addition.   Editor’s Comment: In their solid ruling, the IL WC Commission delineates the subtle differences which may trigger compensability vs. denial in fall-down cases.   In Weston v. Illinois State Department of Children & Family Services, Petitioner was going to her employer’s orientation program and instructed to park in the lot in front of the building or in the alternative, a second lot nearby. The claimant parked in the lot in front of… Continue Reading 5-3-2021; IL WC Trip and fall denial in IL WC may hang on a “shoe-string;" by Michael Palmer; How Much Do U.S. Employers Have to "Teach" FMLA Rights and more