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Webinar: Workers’ Compensation 101

Start:
February 7, 2017 10:30 am
End:
February 7, 2017 12:00 pm
Cost:
110/129/159
Organizer:
Laurie Silvey
Phone:
217-522-5512
Email:
lsilvey@ilchamber.org
Venue:
online

Taught by attorney Shawn Biery Register
| Keefe, Campbell, Biery & Associates

Illinois’ Workers’ Compensation system is confusing and difficult, differing from our neighboring states in a variety of ways. Attorney Shawn R. Biery of Keefe, Campbell, Biery & Associates will provide this webinar to discuss the basics of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and how employers are affected by certain aspects to provide some tips on managing the system to contain and manage costs due to Workers’ Compensation claims.

Topics will include:
-Definition of Workers’ Compensation
-Ways that Illinois’ system differs from other states
-The role of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission
-Process to follow when learning about the claim of injury
-Jurisdiction
-The value of using surveillance
-Workers’ Compensation benefits
-Traditional accident defenses and quirks
-Workers’ Compensation Triangle
-Understanding Medicare/CMS
-Relevant recent case law to note

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