Mandatory Mediation is Officially Here
Written by Rebecca Halberg
Thereafter, cases subject to mediation must be mediated prior to a hearing being set. These claims include, but are not limited to: permanent and total disability; Third-party lien issues; occupational diseases; contested death claims; mental/mental injuries; and cases with concurrent jurisdiction under the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act and the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.
Collins & Lacy offers a Mediation in Workers’ Compensation CLE that is certified for 2 credit hours by the NC Department Insurance Continuing Education Program.
Who should attend: This seminar is designed for insurance claims representatives, attorneys, business managers, benefits professionals, human resources professionals, safety and risk managers, and all other professionals who practice within the workers’ compensation arena.
- Argued the landmark Supreme Court case Breeden v. TCW/Tennessee Express, which set the precedent for distribution of third party proceeds
- SCWCEA Lifetime Service Award Recipient
- Best Lawyers© 2012 Lawyer of the Year for Workers’ Compensation & Employment Law in Columbia, SC
- 20-plus year career involving more than 1,000 workers’ comp cases
- Repeatedly named one of the Best Lawyers in America©
- Honored by Greater Columbia Business Monthly as a 2012 Legal Elite in workers’ compensation
Email Stan Lacy or Ellen Adams to discuss your mediation needs.
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