WCCA11 Establishing Injury and Affirmative Defenses in California Workers' Compensation

Insurance Education Association
Training overview
Professional Course
1 hour

Course description

WCCA11 Establishing Injury and Affirmative Defenses in California Workers' Compensation

What are the various definitions of "injury"? What are the key conditions for compensability? What is the 90-day rule? How do you know whether specified injuries meet the conditions for compensability? Learn all of this and more in WCCA11. This course is offered in instructor-led format. You'll have access to weekly webinars with a subject matter expert to help you interpret laws and regulations and answer your questions. Great way to prepare for the National exam in WCCA11.

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Who should attend?

Take this course if you are:

  • A workers’ compensation claims adjuster
  • Working with a TPA/Self-Insured entity
  • Involved with Medical Only claims adjusting

Training content

  • What are the seven statutory defenses.
  • The coming and going rule.
  • Judicial rules and doctrines.
  • Compensable consequence injuries such as subsequent nonindustrial injury, injuries involving medical treatment, and injuries occurring as a result of litigation

Course delivery details

8 Weeks/1-hr per week

This course is offered in online format.

  • Weekly LIVE webinars
  • Online Dashboard for quizzes.

Certification / Credits

WCCA 11 - How It Benefits You

You’ll be able to confidently apply best practices to your everyday work
and optimize the service you provide to your customers. 

You’ll know the various definitions of “injury” and key conditions for compensability, understand the ramifications of the 90-day rule, and learn how to determine whether specified injuries meet the conditions for compensability.

Learn how to recognize circumstances that could amount to statutory defenses against injury claims,and you’ll effectively handle complex claims covering psychiatric injuries and compensable consequence injuries. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn the broad scope of the term “injury and related issues such as cumulative trauma, occupational disease and multiple dates of injury.
  • Conditions of compensability including AOE/CEO and the 90 day rule.
  • Presumptions of injury for specified public employees.
  • Psychiatric injury including special conditions for compensability, the six-month rule and good-faith personnel actions.

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IEA traces its history to our predecessor organization, “The Fire Underwriters Association of the Pacific” (FUAP) created in 1876 in San Francisco, CA after the post-Gold Rush building boom.

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About IEA

Insurance Education Association

The Insurance Education Association (IEA) exists to provide professional empowerment. We offer courses that build the skills and knowledge you need for career advancement in Workers’ Compensation, and Absence Management. Knowledge is power. It provides access to confidence, opportunity, and...

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