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Managing & Defending Workers’ Compensation Claims: For Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Health Professionals-DVD SET


Product Description

This program will help you to defend workers’ compensation cases and reduce the costs of your claims. You will learn how to critically examine workers’ compensation claims for both liability and potential exposure. Practical advice is provided to cost-effectively manage your claims through affirmative defenses, compensability analysis, medical management/IMEs, investigation and other proven techniques.

(4 DVDs, 5 hours of instruction and 115 page written manual)


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At the completion of this DVD program, you will be able to: 

*Recognize and properly manage cases where “arising out of and in the course of employment” may be an issue including the coming and going rule and recreational activities.

*Understand when affirmative defenses such as horseplay may likely succeed.

*Evaluate your claims to determine which should be vigorously investigated and litigated.

*Optimally work up cases through investigation, statement gathering, IMEs, social media searches, surveillance and other techniques.

*Facilitate early return to work through vocational rehabilitation, light duty and other techniques.

*Choose the best medical and IME providers and control medical costs/exposure.

*Effectively deal with hot button issues such as opioids and medical marijuana.


Disc 1


-Compensability Fact Patterns

Disc 2

-How to Prevent and Mitigate Workers’ Compensation Claims

-Back & Neck Claims

Disc 3

-Lower and Upper Extremity Claims

-The Psychological Claim

-10 Essential Steps to Controlling the Value of a Comp Claim

Disc 4

-Medical Provider Reimbursement

-Medical Marijuana


Distinguished Faculty:

Pellegrini_Shenan.jpgShenan Pellegrini, Esq. is a Partner with the law firm Mullen & McGourty in Boston, MA, where she specializes in workers’ compensation defense litigation. She has over 16 years of experience in defending and litigating on behalf of employers, self-insurers, and insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Boston College (B.S. Cum Laude 1996) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D. Cum Laude 1999). Ms. Pellegrini has been a frequent lecturer on workers’ compensation for continuing legal education and to insurance industry groups and employers. She is an adjunct professor at Suffolk University Law School for the Workers’ Compensation course and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Sub-Committee (now a full section) and serves on its Education Sub-Committee. She is also a member of the American Bar Association. Ms. Pellegrini is a contributing author for the Lexis Nexis Practice Guide for Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation 2014 Edition.