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September 14, 2006

An Update on Workers' Compensation (Worcester, MA)

On September 14, 2006, Mark Whitney will be among several presenters at a seminar entitled "An Update on Workers' Compensation." 

Anyone involved with workers' compensation claims in Massachusetts must be aware of the numerous and often complex issues associated with handling them. Knowing the fundamentals and strategies for dealing with these issues can mean the difference between a successful outcome and an unsuccessful one.
The purpose of this seminar is to provide you with practical, current information on the workers' compensation system.

Seminar highlights:
- Overview of the Massachusetts Workers' Compensation System
- How the system works to facilitate prompt payments and effective medical treatment
- Interplay between laws governing employee leave of absence, disability accommodations and workplace injuries
- Procedures at the Department of Industrial Accidents
- The lump sum settlement procedure, and the interplay between workers' compensation benefits and Social Security disability benefits


Learning objectives:
- The attendee will be able to discuss benefits available to an injured worker.
- The attendee will be able to identify techniques for filing an effective claim.
- The attendee will be able to review interplay of the ADA, FMLA and workers' compensation.

Who Should Attend?

This one-day seminar is designed for human resource professionals, attorneys, safety directors, insurance claims representatives, occupational health nurses, business managers, benefits professionals, risk managers and rehabilitation specialists.

Continuing Education Units
- CCM 0.6
- HRCI 6.0
- IACET 0.6
- BCSP 0.6
- PACE 7.0 including REBC 7; CLU 7; RHU 7; ChFC 7; CLF 7
- HRPD 1.0
- MA INS 6.0 

The seminar will be held in Worcester, MA from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information and/or to register on line visit Lorman Education Services