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Workers' Compensation Law Update in Colorado

Get familiar with everyday workers' compensation issues in Colorado.Workers' Compensation (WC) is a complicated and often frightening area that can be difficult to understand for all the parties involved; the injured worker, the employer, physicians, risk managers - even those with only a minimal understanding of what it is. This topic will assist the parties in their understanding of specific and important WC concepts, with a focus on the distribution of vital information as well as the practical application of such knowledge to real-world employment situations. You will become familiar with everyday WC issues and current and long-term strategies for working with the same. It is anticipated that you will leave this topic with a desire to tackle any WC dilemma with a fresh and positive approach.
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Agenda

Return to Work
  • Temporary Total Disability - What Is It? Why Is It Important to the Expense of the Claim?
    • Amounts
    • Effect on Bottom Line
    • What Can You Do to Avoid?
  • Offers of Modified Duty - Colorado Rule 6
  • Practical Effects of Returning to Work
    • Pros vs. Cons
Medical Benefit Management
  • What Is It? Why Is It Important to Know?
  • Who Selects the Physician for Treatment?
    • Rules
    • Employer Requirements
  • How Do Referrals Work?
  • What Kind of Benefits Are Covered?
  • Applicability to Non-WC Areas
  • Long-Term Care
Permanent Disability
  • What Is It? Why Do You Need to Know It?
  • Impairment Ratings
    • Why Is There Math in This Exam?
    • Sticker Shock
    • AMA Guidelines
  • Rehabilitation and Its Effect on Such Claims
  • Long Term Strategies
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Faculty

James B. Fairbanks, Esq.

Treece, Alfrey, Musat & Bosworth, P.C.

  • Shareholder with Treece, Alfrey, Musat & Bosworth, P.C. and Head of the Workers' Compensation Department
  • Practice emphasizes workers' compensation defense, professional malpractice defense, subrogation, and general liability defense
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops: Has been a regular speaker/presenter for Lorman
  • J.D. degree, University of Colorado School of Law
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 303-731-9539
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Product ID: 400158
Published 2018
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