Defending Workers' Compensation Claims

Lorman Education Services
Training overview
Professional Course
1.5 hours

Course description

Defending Workers' Compensation Claims

Defending Workers' Compensation Claims

Keep your workers’ compensation cost down by effectively defending the right claim. One of the fastest growing expenses facing employers today is workers’ compensation costs. One of the most important factors in controlling workers’ compensation costs is the identification of claims which should be denied and preparation to defend against such claims. This topic will assist professionals responsible in determining which claims should be defended and which claims should be denied. It will also provide a framework for developing the evidence necessary to defend a claim, preparation for the workers’ compensation hearing and the conduct of the hearing. This topic will be beneficial to seasoned professionals as well as persons who are new to the workers’ compensation arena.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define initial claims analysis.
  • You will be able to identify how to develop evidence for the defense.
  • You will be able to review preparation for the hearing.
  • You will be able to explain the conduct of a hearing.

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    Who should attend?

    This live webinar is designed for human resource and benefits professionals, safety directors, risk managers, compliance officers, insurance professionals, business owners and managers, accountants, controllers and attorneys.

    Training content

    • Initial Claims Analysis
    • Initial Investigation and Information Gathering
    • Compensability of the Claim; Injury Arising out of and in the Course of Employment
    • Medical Treatment and Return to Work - When Good Claims Turn BadDeveloping Evidence for the Defense
    • Independent Medical Examinations
    • Surveillance
    • Vocational RehabilitationPreparation for the Hearing
    • Obtaining the Claimant's Medical Records
    • Written Discovery
    • Depositions
    • Witness PreparationConduct of the Hearing
    • Presentation of Medical Records
    • Claimant's Testimony
    • Use of Surveillance
    • Presentation of Vocational Evidence

    Costs

    The cost of this Defending Workers' Compensation Claims live webinar is $209 per participant.

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