The presentation "Strategies for Defense of Workers' Compensation Claims" is now available. To download it (pdf format) click here.
On July 23, 2015 Sterling Education Services will present a full day seminar, "Advanced Workers' Compensation," at the historic and beautiful Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. The program, designed for human resource professionals, business managers, insurance adjusters and attorneys, will begin at 8:30 AM with a discussion by Ray Hogge on strategies for defending workers' compensation claims, followed by segments given by other presenters on topics including vocational rehabilitation, proof of injury, an injury by accident case law update, and settlement of third party claims. Clients and associates of Ray Hogge can obtain a $50 discount on registration for the program; please contact Ray for information. Click here to view the seminar brochure (pdf). Click here to visit the Sterling Education website for complete information about the program and to register.
A new PowerPoint presentation, "Advanced Virgina Workers' Compensation Issues," is now available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com. The presentation addresses issues including the exclusive remedy doctrine, employer defenses based on willful misconduct, and claims for wrongful discharge in retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim. It includes citations to important recent decisions of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission and the courts on these issues. The presentation is provided as a service to Virginia employers and is offered free of charge. To download the presentation, click here.