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Webinar on Compensability & the “Arising Out Of” Requirement

Please join HPS Partner and Workers’ Compensation Practice Leader Michael Riedhammer, B.C.S., for this intermediate level webinar that will be of particular interest to Workers’ Compensation Adjusters.

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

To review recent developments in order for an accident to be a compensable workers’ compensation claim under the “arising out of” requirement.

To assist adjusters in what factors to look at when making compensability determinations.  

THE WEBINAR WILL COVER:

  • Introduction
    • Statutory requirements
    • Section 440.09(1)
    • Section 440.02(36)
  • Historical Handling of Compensability Slips and Trips
  • Sedgwick CMS v. Valcourt-Williams
    • Injury must “arise out of employment”
    • Must be “occupational causation” of injury
  • Case Studies
    • How is the JCC handling the issues?
  • Things to look for:
    • Claimant engagement factors?
    • Risks present?
    • Potential tort liability for employer?

AND MORE!

This course has been approved by the FL Department of Financial Services for insurance continuing education credit. Provider ID: 372676. Course ID: 118563.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS CLOSED.

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