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How to Handle a Workers’ Comp Mediation

Available: In Stock
Price: $49.00
Item Code: 09052-BK


Discover how to capture the judge’s attention through the use of pre-mediation memos and disclosure forms. Receive tips for clarifying your goals and authority as you analyze and prep your case. Learn which factors adjustors consider when determining the settlement value of a case and discover persuasion methods involving the judge’s assistance. Analyze negotiation techniques that will help to “move to the middle” toward a more realistic claims settlement. Narrow down the issues that judges want to hear by getting your client involved and discover tips for a win/win situation, and how to create an atmosphere for your client to tell their own story.

Summary of Contents

Model Rules for Workers’ Comp Mediations
Mediation Statutory Authority
Ethics in Mediation and Negotiation: A Digest of Selected Rules of Conduct
Settlement Checklist
Carrier Considerations for Settlement
A Defense Perspective
Preparing for Mediation: Claimant’s Perspective
One Judge’s Perspective
Fact Pattern Scenario Slides for Panel Discussion
Update on the SMART Act: Amendments to the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute (MSP) Providing Certainty and Efficiency in the Conditional Payment Process, But Leave Unanswered Questions in Actual Practice

Published: 10/1/2015
Pages: 96
Size: 8.5x11