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Advanced Worker's Compensation in Virginia: Causal Relationship, Apportionment and the Commission

Content Partner:  Virginia - NBI, Inc.
Price: $120.00*
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Employment injuries can be devastating for employees and employers alike. Do you know your rights? Can you differentiate between work-related, compensable injuries and noncompensable injuries? Don't get caught unprepared. This program will give you current, definitive information on all aspects of workers' compensation and answers to your most challenging questions.

  • Get a detailed definition and criteria for permanent total and partial disability
  • Find out about managed health care provisions and how they can help your client
  • Discuss workers' compensation fraud and learn what you can do to prevent it
  • Explore the implications of apportionment for pre-existing or unrelated post-accident disabilities

This advanced level program goes beyond the basics of workers' compensation and will be of value to:


  • Attorneys
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Insurance Claims/Risk Managers
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Workers’ Compensation Administrators
    1. Permanent Total Disability
    2. Permanent Partial Disability
    3. Managed Health Care Provisions
    4. Self-Insurance Update
    5. Computation of Benefits
    6. Workers' Compensation Fraud
    7. Settlement
    8. Reopenings
    9. Average Weekly Wage Considerations
    1. Understanding the Fund Liability Requirements and Available Defenses
    2. Using the Fund to Your Client's Advantage
    3. Causal Relationship Considerations
    4. Apportionment of Pre-Existing or Unrelated Post-Accident Disabilities
    5. Considerations Regarding the Fund Involvement

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 09/24/2007
Level: Advanced
Category: Standard
Duration: 2 Hours, 28 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand

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