Downers Grove, IL asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Workers' Compensation for Illinois

Q: My TTDs were stopped. Can the insurance company stop them whenever they want or is there a procedure they must follow?

Doesn't the arbitrator assigned to my case have to approve?

1 Lawyer Answer
Jonathan Rosenfeld
Jonathan Rosenfeld
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Unfortunately, insurance companies can terminate temporary total disability (TTD) payments when they have information that you are no longer temporarily disabled or your employer is able to accommodate restrictions placed on you by your physicians.

In some situations, insurance companies will terminate TTD payments as a way of inducing petitioners back to work who may have been off for some time. If this is the case in your situation, you may wish to have your attorney file a motion at the commission for reinstatement of TTD. If you are successful, you may be able to obtain back-payments and even penalties. Good luck to you.

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