Workers' Comp: Legal Issues and Best Practices

Make sure you understand the legal, financial, insurance AND employee-relations aspects.

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Workers’ Comp:
Legal Issues
and Best Practices

Workplace accidents are terrible for your employees. But it’s the aftermath of these accidents that impacts YOUR work. From investigating mishaps to managing claims … dealing with lawyers to returning the injured employee to work... and more, the workers’ comp process can be as harmful to your company as the original accident was to your employee.

To help you manage EVERY facet of workers’ compensation, The HR Specialist has teamed up with a top WC attorney and an insurance claims expert to make sure you understand the legal, financial, insurance AND employee-relations aspects of workers’ comp in a unique training.

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With Workers’ Comp: Legal Issues and Best Practices, Christian Davis, a partner with the Philadelphia firm Weber Gallagher, leads you through the maze of entanglements you MUST deal with to successfully manage workers’ compensation cases.

The informative recording covers:

I. Accident Investigation

  • What Constitutes Notice of Injury?
  • Documentations and Witness Preservation
  • Assessment of Allegations: “Does This Make Sense?”

II. Interaction With Insurance Carrier or Servicing Agent

  • What Information Does Your Claims Representative Need?
  • Who is in Charge of the Case?
  • Appropriate and Inappropriate Input

III. Interaction With Counsel

  • Ethical Considerations: Communication With the Represented Employee
  • Communication With Defense Counsel:  Whose Lawyer Is It?

IV. Post-Injury Re-Employment

  • The Good – Mitigation of Loss
  • The Bad – Risks Inherent With Re-Employing the Injured Worker
  • The Ugly – Subsequent Accident and Employee Morale

V. Managing the Managers

  • Education and Training
  • Management Culture

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You’ll discover how to deal with attorneys … investigators … insurance companies … the injured party … and ALL your employees.

Consider the cost of just ONE workers’ comp claim in lost time … money … productivity … and morale, and the value of this training becomes clear. Buy Workers’ Comp: Legal Issues and Best Practices TODAY!

Pat DiDomenico
Pat DiDomenico
Editorial Director, HR Specialist

P.S. Your satisfaction is unconditionally guaranteed. If Workers' Comp: Legal Issues and Best Practices fails to meet your needs, we will refund every penny you paid — no hassles, no questions asked.

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Workers' Comp:
Legal Issues and Best Practices

from Christian Davis:

About Your Speaker:

Christian Davis is a partner with the firm of Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton First & Newby LLP in Philadelphia. Mr. Davis devotes the majority of his practice to defending workers’ compensation matters in state and federal court on behalf of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators. Mr. Davis’ federal workers’ compensation practice involves defending cases brought under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and Jones Act. Mr. Davis speaks regularly on the subject of workers’ compensation to clients, claims associations and trade groups.

Who Should Listen:

  • HR professionals
  • Supervisors and managers
  • Office managers
  • Business owners

Credit Hours:

This recording has been approved for 1.25 credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

"The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."
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