How to Defend a Workers' Compensation Claim [61.16]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

   Elizabeth Weeden, Attorney, Perez & Morris LLC
   Richard Hernandez, Attorney, Perez & Morris LLC

Track: Workers' Compensation
Secondary Track: Regulatory/Legal
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

This session describes how to prepare a defense to the various issues that arise in a workers' compensation claim, including initial allowance, requests for additional conditions, and voluntary abandonment. It also includes a case law update.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify evidence necessary for a strong defense.
2. Summarize information to present at hearing in a contested claim.
3. Define how to use the defense of voluntary abandonment.
4. Describe current case law updates regarding various fact patterns in workers' compensation.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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How to Defend a Workers' Compensation Claim

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