December 15, 2006
Workers’ compensation benefits
Workers’ compensation provides for financial compensation for work-related injuries of employees, in particular, compensation of loss of wages and sometimes also for medical costs. However, these benefits may be affected by regulations involving employment law, Medicare, and social security disability.
Aaron L. Granger of Schottenstein Zox & Dunn will examine how ADA, FMLA, and workers’ compensation affect one another on Thursday, Dec 21 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. during the seminar sponsored by the Workers’ Compensation committee. He will also discuss the concepts of lights duty, transitional duty and reasonable accommodations during his presentation.
In addition, to the discussion of how employment law regulations affect benefits, Anne Koerner of The Erin Company will discuss consideration of Medicare set aside accounts in relation to workers’ compensation.
Finally, Clifford M. Farrell or Manring & Farrell will examine how social sSecurity disability affects a workers’ compensation claim, including disability definitions and differences; workers’ compensation offset; and setting claims and impact on social security.
Register online at www.cbalaw.org or phone 614/221.4112 for event # 3643 and 3.0 CLE hours. The cost is $85 prepaid/$95 day of for members, $125 prepaid/$135 day of for non-members and $55 prepaid/$65 day of for paralegals.