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Defending Illinois Workers' Comp Claims

This OnDemand Webinar will address defense strategies that can be employed on some of the more complex fact scenarios often faced in today's workers' compensation arena. The focus will be on successfully asserting those defenses to limit exposure and close files at the lowest cost to the employer.


Runtime: 87 minutes
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

News From the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

  • Workers' Compensation Reform
  • Statutory Changes

Defending Wage Differential Claims

  • Elements of Proof
  • Calculating the Exposure
  • Defense Strategies

Defending Repetitive Trauma Claims

  • What Constitutes a Repetitive Job?
  • Causal Connection Standard
  • Defense Strategies

Independent Medical Exams

  • Do I Need One?
  • What Kind of Expert Do I Need?
  • How Do I Achieve the Best Result?

Medicare Issues

  • MSA Thresholds
  • Disputed Cases
  • Selecting an MSA Vendor
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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OnDemand Course

This course was last revised on March 2, 2011.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

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

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Why Lorman?

Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

James M. Voelker

James M. Voelker

Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C.

  • Partner in the law firm of Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen PC, in Peoria, Illinois
  • Practices in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury litigation
  • Tried hundreds of compensation cases and numerous civil cases throughout the state of Illinois
  • Writer of various articles and speeches prepared and presented for business groups and employers in the state of Illinois
  • Writer of the two recent chapters in the IICLE Illinois Workers’ Compensation Practice Handbook, “Medicare Secondary Payer Statute” and “Social Security Disability Offsets”
  • Writer of CompCalc, Illinois workers’ compensation software that is used throughout the state of Illinois by insurance companies, employers, attorneys and several arbitrators of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission to calculate workers’ compensation benefits
  • Writer and founder of www.IllinoisComp.com, a website devoted to workers’ compensation issues in Illinois
  • J.D. degree, The University of Iowa
  • B.S. degree, University of Illinois
  • Can be contacted at 309-676-0400 or [email protected]
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • Live Webinars
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  • MP3 Downloads
  • Course Manuals
  • Audio Recordings*
  • Executive Reports
  • White Papers and Articles
  • Sponsored Live Webinars

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  • State Specific Credit Tracker
  • Members Only Newsletter
  • All-Access Pass Course Concierge

* For audio recordings you only pay shipping

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Product ID: 387490
Published 2011
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