Taft’s industry professionals will present on the latest legal developments and evolving challenges in workers’ compensation. This seminar is geared toward workers’ compensation administrators and claims representatives, risk management and HR professionals, company leaders, and in-house counsel.
3 hours of SHRM professional development credit and CLE credit for Kentucky and Ohio (pending) will be offered. No cost to attend.
- 12:30-1:00 p.m. – Registration and Lunch
- 1:00-4:00 p.m. – Seminar
- 4:00-5:30 p.m. – Happy Hour Reception
Maximizing Subrogation Recovery via Contract Indemnity Clauses
Ohio’s subrogation statute provides employers with a mere fraction of recovering the overall costs paid on a claim due to injuries caused by a third-party. Learn how invoking the indemnity clause in third-party contracts can result in the recovery your company deserves.
Speaker: Andrew Thaler
The Bermuda Triangle of Employee Leaves
This session covers how employers can navigate ADA, FMLA, and workers’ compensation leave laws. This remains a hot issue for employers since they must tread carefully to limit potential exposure.
Speaker: Lauren Kemp
Defenses to the Payment of TTD
Temporary total disability compensation (TTD) is a significant workers’ compensation cost driver for both state-funded and self-insured employers. Effective strategies to control TTD liability are an important part of an employer’s workers’ compensation program. This session will provide a legal analysis of the best practices for TTD cost containment.
Speaker: Nick Davis
VSS – huh? What Is a VSSR and How To Prepare for It
Employers often think following OSHA guidelines is enough, but it’s not. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has its own set of safety rules employers must follow to avoid injuries or face hefty fines and penalties. Learn what a VSSR is, and more importantly, how to avoid one.
Speaker: Sue Roudebush
How Do “Course and Scope” Affect Claims?
The Ohio Workers’ Compensation Act defines an injury as one “received in the course of, and arising out of” employment. This session will examine these general principles as an important element of workers’ compensation defense and review what is and is not compensable under the law.
Speaker: Larry Davison
Year in Review
This presentation will provide an overview of the important and interesting developments in Ohio workers’ compensation case law throughout the last year.
Speaker: Chris Ermisch
Unable to join in person? Join us virtually!
We will be hosting an online webinar option for this event with a live stream of the sessions and digital presentation materials.
Questions? Contact Ashley Patrick at email@example.com