Nurse Was ‘Borrowed Employee’ Subject To Workers’ Comp Act, Illinois Court Rules

(August 10, 2015, 1:43 PM EDT) -- MOUNT VERNON, Ill. — No issue of material fact remains as to whether a nurse assigned by a health care staffing agency to work in a hospital was a temporary employee of the hospital when she was injured after slipping and falling on the hospital premises, an Illinois appeals court ruled July 16 (Shelley Reichling v. Touchette Regional Hospital Inc., No. 5-14-0412, Ill. App., 5th Dist.; 2015 Ill. App. LEXIS 543).

A three-judge panel of the Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a trial judge’s ruling entering...
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