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Workers’ Compensation 101

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Summary:

Attorneys Sara Stoltman and Laura Zajac will discuss the fundamentals of Minnesota workers’ compensation law, including:

1. What claims are compensable?

a. "Arising out of and in the course of."

b. Employees versus independent contractors.

c. Types of injuries covered.

2. Workers’ compensation benefits.

a. Overview of available benefits.

b. The claim process.

3. Workers’ compensation insurance.

a. Mandatory coverage requirements.

b. Penalties for failing to insure.

c. General contractors’ liability.

4. Current issues in workers’ compensation law.

a. PTSD

b. Medical marijuana

c. Opioids

This CLE is approved for credit through November 22, 2019.

Product Description:

Presenters:
Sara Stoltman is a Compensation Attorney Principal in the Department of Labor & Industry’s Office of General Counsel. She has worked for the Department since 1986, practicing primarily in the area of workers’ compensation. She received her law degree from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska and completed her undergraduate degree at the College of St. Teresa in Winona, Minnesota.

Laura Zajac is a Compensation Attorney Principal in the Department of Labor & Industry’s Office of General Counsel. She has worked for the Department since 2010, practicing primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation and occupational safety and health. She attended law school at the University of Minnesota and completed her undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University.


CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit approved | Event Code: 249615

Cost:
MSBA Members:  $29.95
Non-MSBA Members:  $64.95