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Workers' Compensation Update in New York

Workers’ compensation law is changing – how will YOUR practices 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. Develop 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 - Find out how occupational disease, accident and injury are defined by the law - Understand the intricacies of case preparation and hearings - Tips on how to defend against claims – and how to win
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Agenda

The Employer's Role in Claim Mitigation
— Robert W. Manning
  • Fraud and the Use of the Employer's Resources for Developing Information Regarding the Same
  • The Use of Limited or Restricted Duty Programs and Their Interplay With Workers' Compensation Benefits, Including Refusal to Accept Substitute Employment, Removal From the Labor Market and Attachment to the Labor Market
  • Use of Employer's Resources in Providing Information as It Relates to Determining Other Factors in Regard to Wage Earning Capacity
  • Use of Employer's Resources in Regard to Reducing the Overall Determination of an Employee's Loss of Wage Earning Capacity
  • The Need for Employers to Accept a Pro-Active Role in Any Claim, and When and Where to Ask Why Certain Things Happen or Don't Happen in Any Claim
Occupational Disease
— Ronald S. Einziger
  • Definitions
  • Asbestosis and Silicosis
  • Hearing Loss
  • Other Occupational Diseases
  • Voluntary Withdrawal From the Labor Market
  • Accident vs. Repetitive Trauma vs. Occupational Disease
  • Date of Disablement
The Rising Cost of Workers' Compensation: the Importance of Implementing a System for Reporting and Managing Claims
— Kristy L. Behr
  • The Expense of Workers' Compensation Premiums
  • Reducing Risk and Preventing Accidents
  • Key Players and Their Role in Reporting
  • Documenting the Claim to Control Exposure
  • Managing the Medical to Reduce Exposure for the Cost of Treatment
Interplay of FMLA, Disability Laws and Workers' Compensation
— Vincent Avery
  • Basics of the Family Medical Leave Act
  • Basics of the Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Basics of New York State and City Human Rights Laws
  • Basics of New York State Short Term Disability
  • Employee Rights and Employer Obligations
  • Untying the Knot Between FMLA, ADA, NY Human Rights Laws, Short Term Disability and Workers' Compensation
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Robert W. Manning, Esq. – Moderator

Stewart, Greenblatt, Manning & Baez

  • Senior partner of Stewart, Greenblatt, Manning & Baez
  • Appears before the New York Workers’ Compensation Board representing numerous carriers, self-insured employers, fire districts and trusts
  • Presented seminars to several organizations and associations in relation to all matters dealing with workers’ compensation claims
  • Represents clients at the Appellate Division, Third Department and Court of Appeals
  • J.D. degree, St. John’s University School of Law; bachelor’s degree in government and politics, St. John's University
  • Can be contacted at 516-433-6677 ext. 120 or [email protected]

Vincent Avery

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

  • Associate in the employment law practice group in the New York office of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
  • Focuses practice on defending employers in state and federal employment litigation and counseling employers on various day-to-day, labor and employment law matters
  • Has successfully represented employers against all types of labor and employment lawsuits, ranging from class-based wage and hour litigation to single and multi-plaintiff cases involving claims for sexual harassment, retaliation, discrimination and wrongful termination under an array of different employment-related statutes
  • Has handled every aspect of civil litigation, from pleadings through trial, and routinely represents employers before administrative agencies, such as the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Department of Labor
  • J.D. degree, Seton Hall University School of Law; B.S. degree, Northeastern University

Kristy L. Behr

Stewart, Greenblatt, Manning & Baez

  • Attorney at Stewart, Greenblatt, Manning & Baez
  • Practices workers’ compensation law
  • Appears for the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board representing carriers, third-party administrators and self-insured employers
  • J.D. degree, University of South Carolina; B.A. degree, magna cum laude, Rutgers University
  • Can be contacted at 516-491-9151 or [email protected]

Ronald S. Einziger, Esq.

Weiss, Wexler & Wornow, P.C.

  • Partner with Weiss, Wexler & Wornow, P.C.
  • Represents carriers, third-party administrators and self-insured employers, defending their workers’ compensation claims
  • J.D. degree, Brooklyn Law School; B.A. degree in political science, City College of New York
  • Can be contacted at 212-227-0347 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 393074
Published 2014
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