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Workers’ Compensation claims can have a significant impact on your business through lost productivity, claims costs, and litigation risks. Dinsmore attorneys are committed to keeping you up-to-date — more prepared and more productive in handling WC claims and mitigating risk. During this year’s three-hour seminar, you’ll learn about a variety of subjects including hearing preparation and electronic claim filing though ICON and Dolphin systems, updates on the “Substantial Aggravation” standard, Voluntary Abandonment, IMEs and rating issues for state-funded employers. Register for the event HERE.
The California Workers’ Compensation and Risk Conference, which started yesterday, could not have been more fortuitously scheduled with the opening presentation occurring just 19 days after the Legislature shut its doors for the season and the Governor’s signing of Senate Bill 863 just the day before.As one might expect, most of the buzz at the conference is about SB 863 and my public sentiment thermometer gauged that most everyone believes that there are good provisions, bad provisions, and elements that could go either way depending upon how the regulations implementing the changes are drafted … and how the courts interpret both the new law and regulations. Read More…
The 2012 California Workers’ Compensation and Risk Conference opened September 19, 2012 at the St. Regis Resort, Dana Point with an update from the DIR/DWC/WCAB entitled “What’s on the horizon for 2013?”
Presented by WCAB Chairwoman Ronnie Caplane and Katherine Zalewski, Chief Counsel for the Department of Industrial Relations, the panel gave a candid summary of Senate Bill 863. Just signed into law by Governor Brown, SB 863 was presented as a sweeping overhaul of California’s Workers’ Compensation Act.
Acknowledging that SB 863 imposes seemingly “daunting” tasks for the WCAB and DIR, both panelists noted the need for additional enabling regulations from each Department. Read more…
Worker’s Compensation Expert Rebecca Shafer will be presenting at the 21st Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® in Las Vegas, November 7 – 9.
Rebecca would like to invite you to join her there and be a part of the nation’s leading training event for workers’ comp and disability management professionals. And, more importantly, to benefit from all the great strategies and best practices you’ll learn that will help you solve the biggest challenges facing our industry.
The organizers have given Rebecca a special discount to offer you– $320.00 off the on-site rate – even larger than the discount advertised in the brochure. You can attend all the sessions and networking events over the two-and-a-half days for only $975.
To attend at this special $320.00 discount, register by Oct. 22 using Promo Code SPKR12 (all caps). Register atwww.WCConference.com
<pAuthor Michael B. Stack, CPA, Director of Operations, Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. is an expert in employer communication systems and part of the Amaxx team helping companies reduce their workers compensation costs by 20% to 50%. He is a writer, speaker, and website publisher. www.reduceyourworkerscomp.com. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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