There is little evidence yet showing that workers’ compensation reforms passed by state lawmakers in 2011 have sharply reduced costs for businesses. When the reforms passed at the end of the 2011 legislative session, policymakers predicted they would save Illinois businesses $500 million to $700 million a year. But a year later, the state is unable to put a dollar figure on what the savings has been. McCready, Garcia & Leet have been protecting the rights of Illinois workers since 1999 with over 100 years combined experience. For a free consultation regarding a work injury, please contact us at (773) 779-9885.