This 1 Hour CE presentation covers the following aspects of the Return to Work process in NC: defense strategy, communication with physicians, identifying a job for the injured worker, vocational rehabilitation, motions to compel, and the Form 24 process.
This post contains a summary of significant 2014 Workers Compensation cases decided by the Courts, along with “practice tips” for addressing these issues. Covered topics include: Medical Causation, notice defenses, subsequent injuries, use of surveillance, time bar defenses, reformation of form agreements, change of treating physicians, and vocational rehabilitation.
This Continuing Education Program covers the following topics: The importance of open communication Medical treatment, records and rehabilitation Return to work restrictions Suitable employment Important procedural considerations Vocational rehab for claims on or after June 24, 2011 If you are interested in CSH Workers’ Comp Attorneys bringing this program to you, fill out our Continuing […]
This Continuing Education Program covers basic information for Workers’ Compensation defense in North Carolina, including: History of workers’ compensation laws Injury by accident and occupational diseases Arising out of and in the course of employment Causation issues Administration of claims Investigation best practices Return to work Maximum medical improvement (MMI) Best practices for claims management […]
This Continuing Education Program covers best practices for defending and managing a workers’ compensation claim from beginning to end with particular emphasis on the critical post-offer, pre-employment window in light of the intentional misrepresentation defense that is now available to employers.
The second blog of a four part blog series covers When filing a Form 24 application is appropriate. This blog post will address specific situations involving return to work, compliance, and the catch-all “miscellaneous” scenarios. There are instances when it is appropriate to terminate TTD benefits without Industrial Commission approval and those are covered in the first blog post in this series.