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Lower Back Injury Claims

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Summary

Lower Back Injury Claims

Workshop Description/Agenda

Learning Objectives
Learning Objectives * 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.

Benefits
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.

Agenda
The Lower Back — a Lawyer's Perspective • What Are the Components of the Lower Back? • What Types of Injuries Are Most Often Encountered? • What Types of Treatment Are Frequently Encountered? • Unscrupulous Doctors Workers' Compensation Claims • How Do Injuries Occur? • How Do Work-Related Back Injuries Progress • What Is the Process for Management of Lower Back Injuries? • Light Duty Restrictions • Techniques for Defending Lower Back Claims Americans With Disabilities Act • When Does a Back Injury Become a Disability? • The Duty of Reasonable Accommodation

Faculty
James M. Mesnard with The Postol Law Firm

Credits
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.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for workers' compensation administrators, human resource managers, benefits professionals, safety and compliance managers, occupational therapists, insurance claims representatives, business owners, risk managers, safety dire

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Workers Comp/FMLA

Training Course Summary: Lower Back Injury Claims


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