Legal Question in Workers Comp in Illinois

If a workers compensation case in Illinois sees the attorneys for the plaintiff go before a judge and "drop" their client for any reason, would the case receive a "new case number" when refiled or continued by another attorney for the plaintiff?

Asked on 1/19/12, 7:40 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Mike Helfand

It would be continued with the same number.

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Answered on 1/19/12, 7:45 am

Nima Taradji Taradji Law Offices

If the case was not dismissed and simply the attorney withdrew, the case will continue under the same case number.

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Answered on 1/19/12, 7:51 am

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