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Claims Management Techniques in Workers' Compensation Cases

Dealing with a workers' compensation claim is never easy. Find out how to effectively work through a claim and avoid issues that can arise.

The aftermath of a workplace accident produces difficult and costly ramifications for management personnel in all business and industries. Many parties are involved in every aspect of a claim, including your insurance carrier or servicing agent and counsel, but each of them has to be dealt with in a very different manner. Learn how to successfully investigate an accident and use this information to communicate with these parties, as well as gain the necessary tools to effectively address the numerous and complex issues that arise after an on-the-job injury.


Runtime: 97 minutes
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Agenda

Accident Investigation

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

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

Interaction With Counsel

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

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

Managing the Managers

  • Education and Training
  • Management Culture
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This course was last revised on December 15, 2015.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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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
  • Handles 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
  • Chair of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee, 2018-2019, served as vice chair of the Committee, 2015-2018
  • Achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory in 2019 for seventh consecutive year, selected as a 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and Pennsylvania Rising Star from 2010-2014 by Super Lawyers
  • J.D. degree, Widener University School of Law; B.A. degree in political science and government, Lycoming College
Richard K. Tavani, Esq.

Richard K. Tavani, Esq.

Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP

  • Partner with Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP
  • Devotes his practice to the defense of workers’ compensation and general liability matters on behalf of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators
  • In 2006, he was named as a Certified Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court
  • Solicitor for the Lindenwold Fire District 1, Voorhees Fire District and has also served as counsel to the Townships of Elk, Mantua and Winslow in New Jersey
  • Has given numerous presentations on topics related to his areas of expertise
  • Admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court as well as Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • Member of the New Jersey Bar Association and a Master of Bench of the Justice Coleman New Jersey Workers' Compensation Inn of Court
  • J.D. degree, Rutgers (Camden) School of Law; master’s of public policy degree, Rutgers (Camden) Graduate School; B.A. degree, Drew University
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Product ID: 396868
Published 2015
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