Workers' Compensation and Psychological Injuries

Lorman Education Services
Training overview
Professional Course
1.5 hours

Course description

Workers' Compensation and Psychological Injuries

Workers' Compensation and Psychological Injuries

Learn how to properly manage psychological injury claims and how to avoid legal pitfalls. This topic is intended to provide you with information on claims for properly handling psychological injuries in workers compensation. The presenters will address numerous legal topics including: what psychological injuries can be claimed, psychological injuries connected to workplace accidents, benefits with psychological injuries cases, roles of the workers’ compensation adjuster, nurse case manager, employer representative and attorney as well as examples and case studies. This topic will provide you with practical guidance, tactics and tips that you can apply to your daily business in an effort to prevent problematic psychological injury issues from arising but also to aggressively manage these claims in the most cost effective manner possible.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to identify which psychological injuries can be claimed.
  • You will be able to review benefits for psychological injuries.
  • You will be able to discuss the role of the workers’ compensation professional.
  • You will be able to describe settlement negotiations.

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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

    • IntroductionWhat Psychological Injuries Can Be Claimed
    • Definitions
    • Perception of Psychological InjuriesPsychological Injuries Connected to Workplace Accidents
    • Casual Connections
    • Occupations
    • Objective vs. Subjective Experience
    • Traumatic EventsCosts Associated With Psychological Injuries
    • Wage Loss
    • Medical
    • Specific LossSettlement Negotiations
    • Determining the Value of the Claim
    • When Is the Right Time to Settle?
    • Lump Sum vs. Structured Settlement
    • Medical Lien Issues
    • Medicare Set Aside Trust ConsiderationsCase Studies

    Costs

    The cost of this Workers' Compensation and Psychological Injuries live webinar is $0 per participant.

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    54702 Eau Claire Wisconsin

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