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Workers' Compensation: What Paralegals Need to Know

  • 04/10/2019
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Skillfully Assist Your Firm with Workers' Compensation Cases

A workers' compensation case can be difficult to navigate even for the most experienced paralegals. From the initial client interview to investigating the claim and the ultimate settlement of the case, your duties are critical to the outcome of the case. No matter if you are new to the workers' compensation arena or need additional information to round out your existing knowledge, you are sure to get the workers' compensation essentials you need in this program. Register today!

  • Explore ways to identify crucial medical issues that may make or break the case.
  • Discuss important details to look for in reviewing claim supporting documents.
  • Learn how to find discrepancies and inaccuracies in depositions transcripts.
  • Take a closer look at the essential information that should be exchanged with opposing counsel.
  • Examine effective drafting techniques for workers' compensation settlement agreements.
  • Thoroughly prepare and organize the case for hearings and mediation.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees practical knowledge of workers' compensation case preparation. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants 
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Initial Client Interviews and Case Assessment
  2. Medical Record Essentials: Finding Gold Nuggets That Help Clients
  3. Claim Investigation, Documentation and Organization
  4. Deposition Assistance Tactics for Paralegals in Workers' Compensation Cases
  5. Preparing for Workers' Compensation Hearings and Mediation
  6. Workers' Compensation Settlement Duties for Paralegals
  7. Paralegal Ethics

Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

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