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The Ultimate Guide to Workers' Compensation for Paralegals

  • 04/14/2021
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Ultimate-Guide-to-Workers-Compensation-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/89317ER_3189637?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

Essential Tips for Assisting in Workers' Compensation Cases

Do you understand basic workers' comp terminology? Do you feel confident in your ability to draft demand letters? Do you know what types of notes to take during depositions? From tips for drafting IME requests to strategies for navigating HIPAA concerns, this practical program walks you through the fundamentals of workers' compensation and teaches you everything you need to know for your next case. Build your knowledge and become a more effective paralegal - register today!

  • Stay informed of the latest workers' comp trends and case law.
  • Discover tips for communicating with insurance companies.
  • Develop strategies for handling unpaid bills.
  • Uncover practical guidance for reviewing documents.
  • Analyze guidelines for drafting deposition summaries.
  • Determine how to prepare exhibits for workers' comp hearings.
  • Examine best practices for creating settlement agreements.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the skills they need to assist with workers' compensation cases. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

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

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188

206.653.7259

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