WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS
DISCOVERY AND LITIGATION IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS
WCCA 15 - How It Benefits You
You’ll learn the essentials of discovery and litigation in an insurance setting
and have the confidence to apply strategic concepts to your everyday work.
You’ll understand how the medical-legal process differs for unrepresented employees
versus represented employees and you’ll gain an understanding of the litigation
process including petitions to the WCAB.
Take this course if you are:
A workers’ compensation claims adjuster.
Medical only claims adjuster
TPA/Self-Insured claims personnel
The Medical-Legal process and controlling Labor Codes.
The medical-legal process for represented employee.
The medical-legal process for non-represented employees.
Expenses an employer is, and is not. obligated to pay.
The litigation process.
The parties and lien claimants who are required to appear at hearings,
Penalties for failure to appear.
How workers’ compensation trials differ from regular civil trials.
Other Topics You'll Learn
Findings and awards including petition for reconsideration and appeal.
The five grounds for a petition.
The process for moving a petition through the WCAB.|
What happens when a dispute moves out of the WCAB.
Time limits, scope, standards, form, and service are covered.