310 – Workers' Compensation and Occupational Exposure Claims in the Age of COVID-19: How to Defend Your Park District During a Pandemic
Britt Isaly, Attorney, Ancel Glink, P.C.; Doug Sullivan, Attorney, Ancel Glink, P.C.
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has changed the way we approach workers' compensation claims. In many ways, the pandemic will likely improve the way we collect an employee's accident and exposure data and offers us new ways to prepare to defend the claims. Come and hear from two attorneys who concentrate their legal practice in the defense of workers' compensation claims for Illinois local governments. Discover improved ways to handle receiving, investigating and defending claims for your park district.
Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:
- Develop a more comprehensive personnel policy dealing with your employee's reporting and for your investigating workers' compensation and exposure claims.
- Target the common, disputed issues in a workers' compensation claim against your park district.
- Learn how to investigate and advocate for the park district as well as see how these potentially disputed issues are later litigated or used as leverage to settle the claim.