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Author: John Power

Appellate Court Rules on Provider Access to 1% Per Month Interest

In Marque Medicos v. Zurich, Travelers, Hartford, and AIG et al., 1-16-0756, (1st Dist. 2017),  the First District Appellate Court-Sixth Division affirmed the dismissal of Plaintiffs’ (medical provider Marque Medicos; et al.) request for interest payments at 1% per month payable to the provider pursuant to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (820 ILCS 305/8.2(d)(3).    The Plaintiffs contended in a four-count complaint the following:       Count 1.  The Medical Providers were third-party beneficiaries of the standard                      policies Defendants issued to employers, and that the Medical Providers                      were therefore entitled to recover for employers’ breach of those policies.       Count 2.  The Medical Providers had an implied...

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