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Workers' Compensation Update

Concerned about how workers' compensation law is changing - and how your practices may be impacted? Failing to stay on top of current workers' compensation issues is full of hazards - including lost productivity and wages, medical and administrative costs, and fraudulent claims. Purchase these reference materials and update your knowledge of workers' compensation laws while delving into more advanced areas, such as medical treatment. Discover the skills you need to guard against workers' compensation related costs and risks. Gain up-to-the-minute strategies you can use immediately in the complex world of workers' compensation. Benefits for You •Get best practices to reduce costs associated with workers' compensation claims •Tips on how to defend against claims - and how to win •Find out how occupational disease, accident and injury are defined by the law •Resolve statute of limitations issues … when has the worker waited too long? •Stay abreast of recent case law and trends in workers' compensationConcerned about how workers' compensation law is changing - and how your practices may be impacted?
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Agenda

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Defending a Workers' Compensation Claim
— Louis M. Masucci Jr., Esq.
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Intoxication, Drugs and Failure to Use Safety Equipment
  • Employment and Treatment as an Independent Contractor
  • Willful Misconduct
  • Casual Employment
Essential Elements of Compensability
— John P. Hogan, Esq.
  • Overview of Workers' Compensation Benefits
  • Accidents Arising out of and in the Course of Employment
  • Notice of Injury and Discovery of Disease
  • The Going-and-Coming Rule
Occupational Disease Claims
— John P. Hogan, Esq.
  • Defining Compensable Occupational Disease
  • Repetitive Motion Injury (Orthopedic) Claims
  • Pulmonary, Cardiac and CVA (Internal) Cases
  • Psychiatric Stress Claims
Medical Treatment
— Louis M. Masucci Jr., Esq.
  • Authorized Medical Treatment
  • Independent Medical Exams
  • Motion for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits
  • Light-Duty Restrictions
  • Curative vs. Palliative Care
Ethics
— John P. Hogan, Esq., and Louis M. Masucci Jr., Esq.
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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John P. Hogan

Law Office of John P. Hogan

John P. Hogan, Esq.

  • Attorney with the Law Office of John P. Hogan
  • Practiced for 37 years in workers’ compensation and negligence
  • Certified workers’ compensation law attorney by Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Served as master of the bench of Workers’ Compensation American Inns of Court
  • Frequent lecturer and panelist at seminars on workers’ compensation matters
  • Listed as a New Jersey Super Lawyer in New Jersey Monthly and New Jersey Super Lawyer magazines
  • Admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court
  • J.D. degree, St. John’s University School of Law
  • B.S. degree, Mount St. Mary’s College

Louis M. Masucci, Jr., Esq.

Weiner Lesniak LLP

  • Partner with Weiner Lesniak LLP
  • Has tried jury and non-jury cases for more than 33 years
  • Manages the Workers’ Compensation Department of Weiner Lesniak LLP
  • Concentrates practice in workers’ compensation, a non-jury litigation forum
  • Regularly presents seminars in the a areas of workers’ compensation and non-jury litigation
  • Co-wrote a handbook on the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act
  • Is admitted to practice before all New Jersey jurisdictions, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court
  • Served as a law clerk for judge who sat in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Civil Part
  • J.D. degree, Seton Hall School of Law; B.S. degree, Seton Hall
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Product ID: 366781
Published 2011
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