19th Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar is Virtual

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Join us virtually on October 14, 2020 for the premier workers’ compensation event in the Mid-Atlantic Region presented via webcast from Richmond, Virginia. 

We are happy to provide you with the same high-quality programming to which you have become accustomed, with the ability to attend from the safety and comfort of your own home or office.

A FULL DAY OF PROGRAMMING & CE/CEU’s

Our Annual seminar features a full day of timely and useful information. It includes free CE/CEU’s for adjusters, risk managers, employers, nurse case managers, and brokers. Our application is pending for up to 7 credits.

Credits for attending individual sessions are PENDING APPROVAL for:

  • North Carolina Agent/Adjuster

  • National Nurse

  • CCM

  • CRC

  • CDMS

The following additional types of credits are PENDING APPROVAL only to those who attend the full day of programming: 

  • Virginia Agent

  • Tennessee Agent

  • West Virginia Agent

AGENDA [Download]

SESSION No. 1 | 8:15 - 9:45 a.m. EST

PTSD Diagnosis and Treatment: A Cautionary Tale

Analyzing your PTSD claims to determine compensability, diagnosis, treatment and return to work strategies.

+ PTSD Case Law Update

Lauren E. Hutcheson

Legislative update on the new Virginia law regarding the compensability of PTSD incurred by a law enforcement officer or a firefighter.

SESSION No. 2 | 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. EST

Crossfire: Claimant v. Defense

Opposing Views on Contentious Issues in Workers’ Comp

A lively debate of topics including the impact of COVID-19 on workers’ compensation, furloughs and layoffs, work-from-home considerations, and recent controversial cases.

SESSION No. 3 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

Getting the Most Out of Your Recorded Statement: Demonstration & Tips

Tips for taking recorded statements, including how to get the most information out of the claimant and dealing with difficult personalities.

SESSION No. 4 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST

Using Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) for Tactical Investigations

The internet provides investigators with the ability to ascertain information on subjects efficiently - learn how to utilize correct search patterns and open sources to assist in investigative research.

SESSION No. 5 | 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. EST

2020 Treatment Options for Hip & Knee Arthritis

An exploration of treatment options for knee and hip arthritis, ranging from conservative management to surgical intervention.

SESSION No. 6 | 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. EST

Case Law Update

Updates on recent Virginia workers’ compensation caselaw, with arguments presented from both the defense and claimant perspectives.

REGISTER TODAY

To register, please email our Marketing & Business Development Manager, Selena Browne: sbrowne@lawmh.com.