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Workers Compensation Practice For Paralegals

Author : Lynne J. DeVenny
ISBN : 1594602646
Genre : Law
File Size : 59. 59 MB
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Workers' Compensation Practice for Paralegals is a textbook and practice guide for paralegals and other legal professionals who work in the area of workers' compensation law. The book addresses practical tasks associated with the law office management of workers' compensation cases, including an overview of workers' compensation law, determining compensable claims, evaluating and accepting cases, reviewing and summarizing medical records, investigating claims, obtaining evidence, drafting pleadings and preparing for mediations and hearings. More complex tasks, such as handling catastrophic injuries and death claims, Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements, third party claims and bankrupt defendants, are also discussed. Each chapter includes practice tips to help paralegals become proficient in the practice of workers' compensation law, as well as references to find the most up-to-date information regarding various aspects of workers' compensation practice. Sample documents are included to illustrate the kinds of documents paralegals may draft in a typical private law practice. Workers' Compensation Practice for Paralegals is unique because it is written specifically for paralegals by an attorney/paralegal team with a combination of over thirty years of practice in workers' compensation law. In addition, both authors have experience teaching law students and paralegals in college settings. Recognizing that there are excellent state-specific workers' compensation reference books for workers' compensation practitioners, this book is intended to guide and train paralegal students, paralegals and other legal professionals new to the practice of workers' compensation law. Straightforward and easy to read, it provides its readers with an overview of the essential skills necessary to perform substantive work on any workers' compensation case, as well as the tools to find the information they need to make a significant contribution to a workers' compensation practice, whether it be their own state-specific rules and forms, Medicare's current WCMSA requirements or medical references."

Workers Compensation Law

Author : Neal R. Bevans
ISBN : 1418013692
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 21. 76 MB
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Workers? Compensation Law provides an in-depth look at the day-to-day practice of this field while addressing theoretical aspects that form a critical foundation for this branch of law. Reviews how a worker's compensation case begins and explains activities involved in those cases, such as drafting petitions, presenting cases to an administrative law judge, and bringing an appeal. The theoretical basis of the material is laid out in easy to understand and enjoyable format reinforced with practical real-life examples. Although written with paralegal-specific information, the content includes information vital to anyone dealing with Workers? Compensation issues.

The Insurance Professional S Practical Guide To Workers Compensation

Author : Chris Boggs
ISBN : 9780578020969
Genre : Insurance law
File Size : 86. 86 MB
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This is not your ordinary workers' compensation book. Workers' compensation coverage is relatively easy to understand. It's the legal, procedural and contractual issues surrounding workers' compensation that are complicated. In "The Insurance Professional's Practical Guide to Workers' Compensation," Boggs addresses in clear, jargon-free English many of the concepts, policies and practices in workers compensation that brokers, risk advisors, and corporate risk managers need to know. The chapters, such as on which injuries and which workers are covered, free the reader from having to wade through dense legal and regulatory treatises. Boggs explains to non-lawyers legal aspects of workers compensation. If you need to use the book as little as one time a year, get it, because you'll probably need it much more often.

Worker S Compensation

Author : Ed Priz
ISBN : 9781439270592
Genre : Reference
File Size : 21. 45 MB
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The Field Guide for Employers explains in detail how Workers Compensation insurance is priced and audited, and how employers can protect themselves from common overcharges made by insurance companies. Everything business people need to know about Workers Compensation insurance, but were afraid to ask (or didn't know who to ask).

Workers Compensation Law Cases Materials And Text

Author : Lex K. Larson
ISBN : 9780327194187
Genre : Law
File Size : 87. 38 MB
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The Fifth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law is a blend of conventional casebook style and concise text. The basic concepts of workers' compensation - including course of employment, arising out of employment, injury by accident, employee status - are covered in the more traditional fashion, with case excerpts provided for students to learn these concepts. The Fifth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law preserves the essential and thorough treatment of these basic aspects while adding or expanding material on current topical issues, such as: • Recovery of benefits by undocumented workers; • Compensability of claims related to terrorist attacks; • Psychological stress claims; • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other repetitive-motion injuries; • Interplay of Workers' Compensation with the Americans with Disabilities Act; • Choice of medical provider; • Special problems of working at home; • Use of mediation and other alternative dispute resolution techniques; • Recent developments with Second Injury Funds; and • Exclusivity and the substantial certainty rule.

Personal Injury And The Law Of Torts For Paralegals

Author : Emily Lynch Morissette
ISBN : 9780735569577
Genre : Law
File Size : 74. 45 MB
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Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegalsis a highly teachable new textbook that balances substantive and practical coverage to prepare students to work as personal injury paralegals. Emphasizing medical information specifically related to personal injury law, Emily Lynch Morissette provides consistently clear writing, examples drawn from experience, and myriad teaching devices to convey a working understanding of the role of the paralegal in personal injury cases.Providing both foundational information on torts and the skill development needed to work as a personal injury paralegal, this text features: complete coverage of the AAfPE’s Model Tort Law syllabus logically organized substantive topics that begin with an introduction to the concept of torts and move through each element of negligence, followed by medical malpractice as a type of negligence, intentional torts, and Worker’s Compensation. practice-based topics that examine how to discover medical records, tort discovery, and litigationAn Introduction to Medicinein the Appendix an emphasis on medical information specifically related to personal injury — such as how to obtain and understand medical records a wealth of clear and accessible examples fact-based exercises using real-life scenarios consistent and hard-working pedagogy, including: Chapter Objectives marginal definitions tables and figures case summaries ethics topics Chapter Summaries review questions Web links detailed Instructor's Manual that includes sample syllabi, answers to all review questions and exercises, and a Test Bank Take a look at the new Torts book for paralegals that offers complete coverage of substantive torts topics while underscoring the specific skills critical to the work of a personal injury paralegal:Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegalsby Emily Lynch Morissette.

Texas Workers Compensation Handbook

Author : Joe R. Anderson
ISBN : 9781522142867
Genre : Law
File Size : 89. 10 MB
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​Attorneys, claim adjusters, physicians, self-insured employers and vocational rehabilitation workers will all find Texas Workers’ Compensation Handbook a valuable tool for understanding the Texas workers’ compensation system. Reviewed and organized by leading experts, Joe R. Anderson, Albert Betts, Jr. and Stuart D. Colburn, Texas Workers’ Compensation Handbook brings clarity to this complex area of law by providing: Detailed analysis All relevant statutes and regulations Excellent recap of recent court decisions and DWC noteworthy decisions Comprehensive description of current practice and procedure Tables, charts, and reference directory Detailed index Extensive cross-references to Larson’s Workers’ Compensation, Desk Edition.

How To Save Big On Workers Compensation

Author : Adam Friedlander
ISBN : 0615442293
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 24. 86 MB
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Featuring insightful, actionable and proven cost-saving ideas, How To Save Big On Workers' Compensation shows how employers can maximize productivity and profits through safety and a culture of caring. This essential guide shares strategies that saved a quarter of a billion dollars. This easy-to-read book includes exclusive interviews with leading industry experts. The experts include Larry LaPointe, former director of the Division of Confidential Investigations at the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF); Ed Hiller, director of Claims and Medical Operations for NYSIF; Brian Mittman, the managing partner of Markhoff & Mittman, a law firm helping injured workers; Robert Firmbach, a veteran loss-control and safety expert; Eileen Preiato, the Friedlander Claims Solution manager; and Cosmo Preiato, executive vice president of Friedlander Group and leader of Safety Group Underwriting and Operations. "Friedlander's approach in this well-written, helpful book is to focus on what employers can do to minimize workers' compensation claims in the first place. He believes that by creating a "culture of caring," employers can effectively save money on workers' compensation, because "that culture will maximize your productivity, efficiencies, and profits." ...This revelation alone makes the book valuable, along with several eye-opening interviews with workers' compensation experts. Employers will gain insight into such key issues as claims and premium fraud, abuse of the system, loss control and reducing the cost of claims. A thoughtful book that could actually save employers some serious money." Kirkus Review "During my time as CEO of the New York State Insurance Fund, Adam always displayed a keen insight into the intricate workings of the state compensation system. He is a true comp professional who understands the needs of the system's stakeholders; policyholders, associations, injured workers and policy makers. His primer is a must read for those involved in our industry. Ken Ross, CEO/President, Pinnacol Assurance "How to Save Big on Workers' Compensation is interesting, informative and a must read book. Adam uses his vast knowledge, candid insights including interviews with true experts in workers' compensation to discuss issues related to fraud, claims, safety and loss control. The book focuses on safety prevention as a major linchpin of effective cost control resulting in lowering premium costs. The reader should benefit from this unique review of important issues." Donald T. DeCarlo, J.D. CEO AMCOMP, Commissioner of NYS Insurance Fund, 1997-2009 "Adam offers a number of key concepts - such as managment-employee relations and a culture of caring - that are very straight forward and really work to control workers' compensation costs. His interviews with industry experts deliver the information in an easy-to-understand, real-world style. This is a great book for virtually every American business." Dennis Otmaskin, CPCU Regional President, Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Harleysville Group "I found it to be a riveting book, presented in a manner that every employer would clearly enjoy reading and would cut the cost to his bottom line. This should be considered a training manual. This is also a worthwhile book for every Insurance Broker to read and present to every business client. It presents a powerful bit of knowledge." Arthur Natter, former broker and NYSIF retiree "Adam's a serious professional and a clear-headed writer." Steve Acunto, Editor & Publisher of Insurance Advocate "I had an opportunity to read "How to $ave Big on Workers' Compensation." It is exceptional! I especially like the way you started the book with Establishing A Culture of Caring!" Scott Addis, The Addis Group "Adam, I just finished your book. Quite simply, it was fantastic. I will be purchasing and sending a few copies to my peers. Thank you for your contributions." Brian Nebel, P2P Insurance Agency, Partner

The New York Paralegal

Author : William P. Statsky
ISBN : 9781133168317
Genre : Law
File Size : 37. 62 MB
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Never before has teaching the critical state-specific material that your paralegal students need to know been easier or more organized! A truly innovative resource, The New York Paralegal contains the information, documents, and resources essential to paralegal students who will be working in New York State, thus eliminating the need for instructors to gather this material piecemeal. Instead, this book does it all for you by compiling all of this information into a single, handy resource. Coverage includes an overview of the paralegal profession, ethics, the legal system, research, and even a comprehensive legal dictionary - all as they pertain to New York State laws and statutes. With all of this vital content provided in such a user-friendly format, students will find this an invaluable reference throughout their academic and professional careers. And instructors will find that they can spend less time preparing to teach and more time teaching. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Texas Paralegal

Author : William P. Statsky
ISBN : 9781111779955
Genre : Law
File Size : 74. 63 MB
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A ground-breaking resource for paralegal instructors, The Texas Paralegal has made teaching critical state-specific material easier, and more organized, than ever. The book's unique approach works by providing students with the information, documents, and resources they need to understand the basic workings of Texas law, thereby eliminating the tedious instructor task of gathering this material piecemeal. Instead, the legwork is done for you -- the vital content is compiled into a single, handy resource that presents it in a practical, logical, and useful way. Coverage includes an overview of the paralegal profession, ethics, the legal system, research, and even a comprehensive legal dictionary - all as they pertain to Texas State laws and statutes. Packed with the most relevant concepts, and packaged in a user-friendly format, students will find this an invaluable reference throughout their academic and professional careers. Instructors will find that they can spend less time preparing to teach and more time teaching. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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