10.2 Proceedings Under the Workmen's Compensation Act


(a) Applications for judgment under Sec. 19 - Applications for judgment under Section 19(g) of the Workmen's Compensation Act or of the Workmen's Occupational Diseases Act [820 ILCS 305/19(g)] shall be made by filing a verified complaint with the clerk of the court, setting forth:

(i) the award of the arbitrator or the decision of the Industrial Commission;

(ii) the payments, if any, that have been made under the award or decision;

(iii) that no petition is pending for review by the Industrial Commission of the award, or that no proceedings are pending for review by any court of the decision of the Industrial Commission; and

(iv) that, if attorney's fees are sought, the applicant has demanded payment by the employer and that payment has been refused.

(b) Presentation of application - Upon application in open court for judgment under Section 19(g) of the Workmen's Compensation Act or of the Workmen's Occupational Diseases Act [820 ILCS 305/19(g)], there shall be presented to the court:

(i) the original complaint described in Section (a) of this rule;

(ii) a certified copy of the award or decision;

(iii) a certified copy of notice filed with the Industrial Commission of the application for judgment; and,

(iv) if the application is based upon a decision of the Industrial Commission, a certificate of the Industrial Commission or its secretary showing that no writ of certiorari or notice of any proceeding for review of the decision has been served upon or received by the Commission or its secretary.

[Adopted May 17, 1976, effective July 1, 1976.]

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