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Workers' Compensation Seminar

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The Chicago attorney Howard Ankin, senior partner at Ankin Law Office, gave a workers’ compensation presentation in Naperville, Illinois on Tuesday June 3rd, 2014. The seminar provided information in the emerging development of legislation and practices, in regards to workers’ compensation, so one can serve their clients or organization in the best way possible. The seminar covered the following points:

  • General Principles of Workers’ Compensation in the Course of and Arising Out of Employment
  1. The types of risk
  2. Elements of a workers compensation case and case studies
  3. Practice tips, definitions, and concepts
  • Workers’ Compensation Issues
  1. Application of exclusive remedy of workers’ compensation
  2. Statue of limitations
  3. Employer, employee, and independent contractor status
  4. Statutory employer vs. actual employer
  5. Medical examiner
  • View from the Workers’ Compensation Commission
  • Legislative and Case Law Update
  • Settlements and Return to Work Issues
  • Ethical & Professional Behavior

Howard Ankin covered multiple court cases in regards to workers’ compensation.

View presentation here.