This seminar is designed for human resource directors, insurance claims representatives, risk managers, safety directors, rehabilitation specialists, occupational health nurses, accountants and attorneys.
As a professional involved in workers’ compensation issues, you must have a thorough understanding of current medical and legal issues to be truly effective in your workers’ compensation practice. This program will navigate through the most recent, and important, medical and legal trends and developments related to workers’ compensation. You will leave with practical, real-world advice, and the ability to handle crucial workers’ compensation issues with the utmost confidence and effectiveness. Human resource directors, insurance claims representatives, risk managers, safety directors, rehabilitation specialists, occupational nurses, accountants, attorneys and other legal staff will not want to miss this seminar.
Topics to be discussed include:
• Modified Duty Programs
• Connecticut General Statute Section 31-290a
• Third-Party Recovery
• Returning To Work – The Claimant’s Perspective
• Medical Issues And Case Management
• Comings And Goings In Workers’ Compensation
• Apportionment Of Liability
• Health And Safety Committees
8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
I. Effective Return To Work Through Modified Duty Programs
9:20 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
II. Discrimination Claims Under Connecticut General Statute Section
10:10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
III. Third-Party Recovery Or Workers’ Compensation Liens
11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IV. Returning To Work – The Claimant’s Perspective
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
V. Medical Issues And Case Management (Repetitive Motion, Bad
1:50 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
VI. Comings And Goings In Workers’ Compensation
2:40 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
2:50 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
VII. Apportionment Of Liability
3:40 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VIII. Health And Safety Committees: State And Federal Requirements