The Attorney General's Role in Workers' Compensation Court Appeals [6111]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A110

   James Barnes, Chief, AGO Workers' Compensation Section, Ohio Attorney General

Track: Workers' Compensation
Secondary Track: Legal
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


The topic covers the role of various parties when a workers' compensation claim is appealed to court. A primary focus is the role of the Office of the Attorney General of Ohio in its representation of BWC. The audience learns about the discovery process, the order of the trial, and the types of issues presented on appeal (e.g. injury, occupational disease, etc.).

Learning Objectives:
Describe how a workers' compensation case proceeds at trial
Explain the roles of the claimant, the employer and BWC
Identify information to provide to the Office of the Attorney General of Ohio to defend against a claim in court

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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