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EYL151104 The Essentials of a Workers' Compensation Claim CLE
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This program will introduce practitioners to the structure and procedure of workers' compensation claims. It will provide a general overview and address common issues that arise, both from a claimant's and a defense perspective.

11/4/2015
When: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06050
United States
Contact: Member Service Center
(860)223-4400


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Presented by Young Lawyers Section

CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours

About the Program:
Are you thinking of taking your first workers' compensation case or has a client asked you to take over his workers' compensation defense files? Do you want to know how to try or defend a case? This seminar will provide a point-counterpoint introduction, from both claimant's counsel and defense counsel, on how to select your clients, what to expect at your first hearing, how to follow up on obtaining or denying benefits, the types of hearings and the rules for these hearings, and how to recognize issues that require a complex understanding of worker's compensation claims. You will also hear from the Chairman or a commissioner about proper etiquette when appearing before the Commission as well as what you can expect from those hearings.This CLE is a chance to dive in beyond just forms, statutes and regulations, and to gain a deeper appreciation of workers' compensation claims.  


You Will Learn:

  • How and when to file forms
  • How to select the proper district to file your claim
  • How to perfect and defend claims
  • How to avoid common pitfalls


Who Should Attend
:
New attorneys, experienced attorneys seeking a refresher, and attorneys who want to understand the interaction between civil and workers' compensation claims.

Program Chairs:
Ben Abrams
, Mulvey, Oliver, Gould & Crotta, Hamden
Matt Necci
, Halloran & Sage LLP, Hartford
Katherine Russo
, Manchester

Alyssa L. Swaniger, Halloran & Sage LLP, Hartford

Speakers:

Hon. John A. Mastropietro, Chairman, Workers' Compensation Commission

  

Scott Carta, Leighton Katz & Drapeau, Vernon Rockville

 

  

 

 

Maribeth McGloin,  Williams Moran LLC, Fairfield

 

 

 

 

 



Event Cost: (Includes parking and a light supper)
           Member: $75.00
           Non-Member: $125.00
           Law/Paralegal Student Member: $25

**The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This seminar qualifies for both transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information is available on request.