- Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – 7:30am to 5:00pm
- Wednesday, February 13, 2019 – 7:30am to 5:00pm
- WSIA Office, Olympia Washington (info below)
The issues, material, hypotheticals, and case studies covered in complex claims is equally useful to claims professionals in both the self-insured and State Fund (including retrospective ratings) settings.
- Employment law overlay
- Complex claim investigations
- Complex wage issues
- Complex industrial injury and occupational disease claims
- Heart attack/stroke cases
- Cancer cases
- PTSD/mental health cases
- Complex course of employment issues
- Aggravation versus new injury
- Death claims
- Suspension of benefits
- Cases involving undocumented workers
Please note that time loss, LEP and PPD calculations are covered in a separate, calculations-only offering.
Julie Busch, MS, CDMS
Strategic Consulting Services
Julie Busch, a co-owner of SCS, has over twenty years of experience providing vocational assessment, rehabilitation planning, job analysis and expert testimony.
Ms. Busch provides vocational rehabilitation services to workers covered by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries as well as federal worker’s compensation systems such as the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act. She also provides expert testimony in both areas.
Kevin Kincade has over 20 years’ experience in workers’ compensation, starting as an adjuster at Johnson & Culberson. Following 13 years in management positions at Gallagher Bassett and Berkley Risk, Mr. Kincade moved to Eberle Vivian in 2013, continuing as an account manager his work assisting client employers to manage their workers’ compensation programs.
Krishna Balasubramani, Esq., Sather Byerly & Holloway
Krishna joined Sather, Byerly & Holloway, LLP in 1996 and became a partner in 2000. Prior to joining the firm, Krishna also worked at SAFECO Insurance and Stoel Rives, LLP. Krishna is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington. He handles litigation in state and federal courts for employers and insurers in Oregon and Washington and related workers’ compensation and employment related matters. Krishna is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington.
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Continuing Education Credits
WSIA will award 15 credits (7 statutory) for the Washington Workers' Compensation Professional (WWCP) designation and 15 recertification credits for SHRM human resource certifications.
Labor & Industries CEU - Approved for 15 credits (14 claims management and 1 general)
WSIA Members - $425
Group discount: Additional members from same organization - $350 each
Non-members - $700
Full breakfast and lunch included both days for in-person attendees
Cancellations policy: No refunds after February 5, 2019