WEBINAR: COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation Practice – Questions and Answers (EWC200326)

March 26, 2020

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Presented by the Workers' Compensation Section

About the Program

Join us for a free one-hour webinar on COVID-19 and workers’ compensation practice. Topics will be presented jointly by a claimant’s attorney and a respondent’s attorney.

You Will Learn

  • About the law on compensability of infectious diseases, and application of that law to claims for COVID-19 infections, including problems of proof of causation
  • Can claimants refuse to attend in-person medical exams, including respondents’ medical exams and commissioners’ exams? Can these exams be conducted telephonically?
  • Do insurers have to pay extended periods of temporary total disability, temporary partial, or 308a benefits if claimants don’t attend medical appointments due to infection, fear of infection or cancellation by medical providers of procedures?
  • About the Chairman’s waiver of job search requirements
  • About the Chairman’s memoranda regarding hearings, Forms 36, stipulation approvals, and other emergency measures
  • Will claims be easier or more difficult to settle during outbreak?
  • About issues concerning support staff working from home
  • About practice management, continuation, and obligations to clients during pandemic

Who Should Attend

Workers’ compensation practitioners and attorneys representing employers of workers with occupational exposure to COVID-19.

Cost

Free
COVID-19 response webinars are recorded. A recording will be made available for FREE in our Education Portal as soon as possible.

Speakers

!No-Headshot Jonathan H. Dodd
The Dodd Law Firm, Cheshire

!No-Headshot Jason M. Dodge
Strunk Dodge Aiken Zovas LLC, Rocky Hill


CLE Credit

CT: 1.0 CLE Credits (General)

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Contact

Member Service Center
Email: msc@ctbar.org
Phone: (844)469-2221