February 27, 2020

The Crossroads of Governmental Law, Worker's Compensation and You

Please join us for Heyl Royster's first annual Governmental/Workers' Compensation Claims Handling Seminar on October 28th in Springfield, IL and November 3rd in Naperville, IL. As attorneys and counselors for governmental employers across the state, we are keenly aware of the unique challenges that Workers' Compensation claims present to such entities. Our Governmental and Workers' Compensation Practices will present a three-hour program in two separate locations with the objective of informing you of the latest trends in Workers' Compensation law affecting governmental entities. We will also present claims handling techniques for managing those difficult issues.

You can expect up-to-date information on issues unique to governmental entities including:

  • Workers' Compensation issues pertaining to volunteers...including civilians, volunteer fire fighters, and police.

  • The impact of concealed carry and workplace gun violence on governmental entities.

  • Unique average-weekly-wage issues presented by public employees.

  • Management of Workers' Compensation benefits in relation to other benefits available to public employees, including benefits under collective bargaining agreements, PEDA, and the pension code...tax implications will be addressed.

  • Tactics and strategies to reduce Workers' Compensation payout: How to control medical treatment and return-to-work issues.

  • Interesting developments in the medical marijuana statute and application to Workers' Compensation issues.

  • An update on appellate court decisions affecting governmental bodies.

  • Plus much, much more.

Event Location: 
Erin's Pavilion - Southwind Park 4965 S. 2nd Street Springfield, Illinois 62703