* You will be able to identify the components of the lower back.
* You will be able to discuss how the injuries occur.
* You will be able to review techniques for defending lower back claims.
* You will be able to recognize when a back injury becomes a disability.
Learn about the key legal and medical issues of lower back injury claims.
This topic will focus primarily on back injuries in the context of compensation claims. The material will include information regarding the physical characteristics of the lower back, the mechanism of the various types of lower back injuries and how lower back injuries are managed and defended. It will also address the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Lower Back ‚Äî a Lawyer's Perspective
‚Ä¢ What Are the Components of the Lower Back?
‚Ä¢ What Types of Injuries Are Most Often Encountered?
‚Ä¢ What Types of Treatment Are Frequently Encountered?
‚Ä¢ Unscrupulous Doctors
Workers' Compensation Claims
‚Ä¢ How Do Injuries Occur?
‚Ä¢ How Do Work-Related Back Injuries Progress
‚Ä¢ What Is the Process for Management of Lower Back Injuries?
‚Ä¢ Light Duty Restrictions
‚Ä¢ Techniques for Defending Lower Back Claims
Americans With Disabilities Act
‚Ä¢ When Does a Back Injury Become a Disability?
‚Ä¢ The Duty of Reasonable Accommodation
James M. Mesnard with The Postol Law Firm
CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,HR Certification Institute ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request.