WCCA 11 – Establishing Injury and Affirmative Defenses in California Workers’ Comp Claims




WCCA 11 - How It Benefits You

You’ll be able to confidently apply best practices to your everyday work
and optimize the service you provide to your customers. 

You’ll know the various definitions of “injury” and key conditions for compensability,
understand the ramifications of the 90-day rule,
and learn how to determine whether
specified injuries meet the conditions for compensability.

Learn how to recognize circumstances that could amount to statutory defenses
against injury claims,and you’ll effectively handle complex claims
covering psychiatric injuries and compensable consequence injuries. 

Take this course if you are:

A workers’ compensation claims adjuster
Working with a TPA/Self-Insured entity
Involved with Medical Only claims adjusting

Key Takeaways:

Learn the broad scope of the term “injury and related issues such as cumulative trauma, occupational disease and multiple dates of injury.
Conditions of compensability including AOE/CEO and the 90 day rule.
Presumptions of injury for specified public employees.
Psychiatric injury including special conditions for compensability, the six-month rule and good-faith personnel actions.

Other Topics You'll Learn

What are the seven statutory defenses.
The coming and going rule.
Judicial rules and doctrines.
Compensable consequence injuries such as subsequent nonindustrial injury, injuries involving medical treatment, and injuries occurring as a result of litigation

Thanks for stopping by. Interested in taking WCCA11? Next session starts February 2022. Check back in a few days for full details or call (800) 655-4432.

Course Credit Hours

CA-WC-CERT – 20 Hours
CPDM – 12 Hours
CCMP – 12 Hours
CPWC – 12 Hours
MCLE: Recommended 20 Hours – Available by individual submission by student to State Bar Association.

Required Materials
WCCA 11 Books & Exams

Exam Information
FINAL EXAM (Proctor REQUIRED) must be ordered from The Institutes if you are pursuing a designation