Members Learn about Workers’ Compensation Issues at Symposium

The eighth annual Worker’s Compensation Symposium was held on August 18th at the California JPIA’s La Palma campus, providing 51 members from 22 agencies with the opportunity to meet the Authority’s panel attorneys and the York claims team, while learning about various workers’ compensation topics. Four key sessions were presented at the Symposium, including Dr. David Hall’s presentation on dealing with psychiatric claims, and Kelly Trainer’s instructions on the appropriate use of fit-for-duty evaluations. Other topics included using structured settlements, case law updates, and apportionment for pre-existing orthopedic impairments. For more details on the symposium, please contact Jeff Rush, Workers’ Compensation Program Manager, by email or at (562) 467-8707.