My Injured Worker Can't Work: Now What? A Guide for Employers [476]
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

   Michelle Bach, Shareholder, Coolidge Wall Co. LPA

Track: Rehabilitation
Secondary Track: Workers' Compensation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate
Target Audience: Ohio Safety Congress & Expo


The presenter provides practical advice to employers regarding what to do when an injured worker cannot work. She outlines the legal standard for the payment of temporary total disability compensation. She also discusses the pros and cons of paying salary continuation and explains the proper way to make a legally sufficient light-duty job offer. In addition, the speaker addresses defenses to the payment of temporary total in detail, along with a discussion of the seminal cases, including Louisiana Pacific, Pretty Products, Apostolic Christian Church and Baker II. Finally, she explains how and when to terminate temporary total disability compensation.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the pros and cons of salary continuation and light-duty job offers;
  2. Describe the defenses to the payment of temporary total disability compensation; and
  3. Explain the complex law regarding voluntary abandonment.
CEU Type: IACET, HRCI, CCM, CRC, CDMS, CLE, BWC Discount Programs
CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  CDMS: 1
  CLE: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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