Workers' Compensation Academy: 10 Ways to Close a File - PA vs NJ Workers' Compensation

01.27.20

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Closing files, and thereby reducing reserves, are two of the most important metrics by which insurance carriers, third-party administrators and employers measure success. Weber Gallagher's Workers' Compensation Department Co-Chairs, Paul Fires and Jeffrey Newby, discuss ten of their many creative ways to close a file. In doing this, Paul and Jeff also compare differences between Pennsylvania and New Jersey workers' compensation laws and regulations, analyze case law standards and provide practical suggestions. During this engaging conversation, Paul and Jeff delve into specific topics such as worker recovery, job flexibility, medical control, reopeners, employee relationships, Medicare complications, and how you settle cases in each state. This program will teach you how to move a file to its inevitable conclusion and when and whether litigation can be a last resort to achieving your goals.

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