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Electronic Settlements Are Coming Soon!

Posted: Jul 6, 2020

Attorneys can draft, sign, submit, and receive approval of settlement contracts through CompFile beginning on July 22, 2020! Once electronic settlements go live July 22, 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. To prepare for electronic settlements, please visit the CompFile Implementation webpage, www.iwcc.il.gov/compfile. CompFile - critical change with digital ease!

Filing of settlement contracts and settlement contract approvals will go electronic through CompFile in July.

Posted: Jun 15, 2020

Be on the lookout for upcoming Release 2 information regarding the electronic settlements start date, instructional materials, and training opportunities. Please wrap up your pending settlements on paper during the month of June. Once electronic settlements go live in July, 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. CompFile – critical change with digital ease!

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.

CompFile Support Phone Number

Posted: Feb 24, 2020

Need to talk to someone about CompFile? Don’t hesitate to give us a call: 312-814-6611 (Chicago) or 217-785-7087 (Springfield). You can also contact us by email (wcc.compfile@illinois.gov). Visit the CompFile Implementation webpageiwcc.il.gov/compfile
for helpful resources like the CompFile user manual, “Setting Up Your Law Firm” training videos, and FAQs. CompFile – using current technology to simplify success!

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.

Welcome to CompFile!

Posted: Feb 4, 2020

We want your registration and account set-up to go smoothly. Visit the CompFile Implementation webpage for step-by-step instructions, where you can open a training manual or watch training videos that will take you through the process: iwcc.il.gov/compfile
Don’t hesitate to contact us by email: (wcc.compfile@illinois.gov) or phone: (312-793-0457). CompFile – using current technology to simplify success!