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New Joliet Setting

Posted: Jan 13, 2021

The New Lenox hearing site moved to Joliet effective January 1, 2021. When drafting a settlement contract, you must now select “Joliet” in the “Setting” drop-down menu for any cases previously set in New Lenox.

Arbitrator Reassignments for January

Posted: Jan 1, 2021

For the month of January only, all settlement contracts for 1.) cases previously assigned to Arbitrator Robert Harris (currently identified as TBA Docket) should be directed to Arbitrator Jessica Hegarty, 2.) cases currently assigned to Arbitrator Ed Lee should be directed to Arbitrator Dennis O’Brien, and 3.) cases currently assigned to Arbitrator Anthony Erbacci should be directed to Arbitrator Michael Glaub.

CompFile Support

Posted: Jul 22, 2020

For questions regarding electronic settlements, contact us by email: WCC.COMPFILE@ILLINOIS.GOV. Need help registering in CompFile? Don’t hesitate to give us a call: 312-814-6611 (Chicago) or 217-785-7087 (Springfield). Visit the CompFile Implementation webpage iwcc.il.gov/compfile
for helpful resources like the CompFile user manual, instructional videos, and more! CompFile – using current technology to simplify success!

Welcome to Electronic Settlements!

Posted: Jul 22, 2020

Attorneys can now draft, sign, submit, and receive approval of settlement contracts through CompFile! Parties must file settlement contracts in CompFile on all cases with an Application for Adjustment of Claim that have been given an IWCC case number. Any settlement contracts involving a pro se petitioner will continue to be filed on paper until Release 3 later this year. Instructions, explanations, and how-to’s are available on the CompFile Implementation webpage, iwcc.il.gov/compfile
. For support, do not hesitate to contact us: CompFile Feedback Option, email: wcc.compfile@illinois.gov, or phone: 312-814-6611 (Chicago) or 217-785-7087 (Springfield).

CompFile Support Staff Response Time

Posted: Mar 18, 2020

Due to personnel availability factors related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, response times may be longer than usual to questions submitted via email or the CompFile “feedback” option. For those firms that are registering in the CompFile system, processes may be delayed.

A Note About Expired Invitations

Posted: Feb 10, 2020

Remember: CompFile invitation emails expire 5 calendar days after issuance. If you encounter an "invalid invitation code" error, please ask your Law Firm Administrator to send you a new invitation email. Also, CompFile sends all outbound emails from "WCC.NoReply@illinois.gov." Please coordinate with your I.T. staff to ensure this email address is not blocked. This is sometimes referred to as "whitelisting" an email address.