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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.


Runtime: 97 minutes
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Agenda

Introduction

What Psychological Injuries Can Be Claimed

  • Definitions
  • Perception of Psychological Injuries

Psychological Injuries Connected to Workplace Accidents

  • Casual Connections
  • Occupations
  • Objective vs. Subjective Experience
  • Traumatic Events

Costs Associated With Psychological Injuries

  • Wage Loss
  • Medical
  • Specific Loss

Settlement 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 Considerations

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Delia A. Clark

Delia A. Clark

Rawle & Henderson, LLP

  • Partner in the Marlton, New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware offices of Rawle & Henderson, LLP
  • Focuses practice on workers’ compensation matters, the defense of trucking companies and their insurers, and casualty and premises liability
  • Admitted to practice in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey, and the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • J.D. degree, Widener University School of Law; B.A. degree, The Ohio State University
Zachary M. Rubinich

Zachary M. Rubinich

Rawle & Henderson, LLP

  • Partner in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson, LLP
  • Focuses on the defense of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators against workers’ compensation claims in Pennsylvania
  • Based on his extensive experience, the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section has certified him as specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law
  • Handled all aspects of litigation before workers’ compensation judges, the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, the Commonwealth Court and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Routinely counsels employers, insurance carriers and third-party administrators on claims management, workplace safety, return-to-work programs, employment practices and risk management
  • Recently re-appointed as vice-chair of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee for 2016-2017
  • Preeminently rates in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and has been selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2010 to 2014
  • J.D. degree, Widener University School of Law; B.A. degree in political science and government, Lycoming College
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Product ID: 399778
Published 2016
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