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Workers' Compensation for Paralegals: Medical Record, MedicareSet-Asides and More

  • 10/20/2022
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Workers-Compensation-for-Paralegals-Medical-Records-Medicare-Set-Asides-and-More/Video-Webinar/95340ER_3778683?st=WA

Program Description

Compensable Injuries, Depositions, Documentation Essentials, Hearings, and More

The duties of a workers' compensation paralegal consist of everything from requesting accident reports and employment documents to drafting deposition summaries and reviewing transcripts. How do your skills stack up? This practical program explores the paralegal's role in the typical workers' compensation case and provides you with new tactics for collecting evidence, settlement techniques, and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to build your knowledge - register today!

  • Get a practical overview of a workers' comp case from start to finish.
  • Uncover guidance for the initial client interview.
  • Develop strategies for reviewing and summarizing medical records.
  • Discover tactics for hearings and mediation.
  • Find out what you need to know about WCMSAs.

Who Should Attend

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

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

Course Content

  1. Workers' Comp Law - Overview and Key Terms and Phrases
  2. Initial Interviews and Case Evaluation: Essential Guidelines
  3. Medical Records: What You Need to Know and Do
  4. Strategies for Investigating, Collecting Evidence, and Documenting Claims
  5. Deposition, Hearing, and Mediation Tactics for Paralegals
  6. Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements (WCMSAs)
  7. Settlement Techniques and the Paralegal's Role
  8. Workers' Comp Ethics for Paralegals

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

206.653.7259

info@wspaonline.org 

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