Workers’ Comp Claims by Undocumented Workers: Evolving State Laws
Evolving State Laws, the Effect of Immigration Status on Workers' Comp Benefits and Navigating Conflicting Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Obligations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will explore how different states approach workers' compensation claims by undocumented workers, including rights of workers and responsibilities of employers. The panel will provide an overview of cases currently working their way through courts and outline emerging trends for these types of claims.
- Different states approaches to benefit recovery by undocumented workers
- Different Types of Benefits
- Current legislation, litigation and emerging trends
- New statutes
- Pending litigation
- How future claims will likely be impacted
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the differing approaches by states regarding workers' compensation benefit recovery by undocumented workers?
- What are the high-profile pending cases regarding undocumented workers' compensation claims—and what is their likely impact on future claims?
- What effect does immigration status have on the receipt of workers' compensation benefits?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
The Barrera Law Firm
His focus is on workers compensation. He has represented thousands of injured accident victims. He has been lead... | Read More
His focus is on workers compensation. He has represented thousands of injured accident victims. He has been lead counsel in over one hundred trials, and has obtained several judgments and settlements in excess of one million dollars. He is a member of the Virginia, Maryland, and District of Columbia Bar Associations.Close
Aaron N. Halstead
His practice focuses on labor and employment litigation and on worker's compensation. He has been a member of the Board... | Read More
His practice focuses on labor and employment litigation and on worker's compensation. He has been a member of the Board of Directors for the State Bar of Wisconsin's Labor and Employment Section.He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Labor and Employment Law and Worker's Compensation.Close
Michael Schultz Law Firm
He has more than 25 years of experience in the practice areas of personal injury, workers' compensation and social... | Read More
He has more than 25 years of experience in the practice areas of personal injury, workers' compensation and social security disability. He represents workers who have suffered a wide range of injuries. He was selected for inclusion in Minnesota Super Lawyers magazine for the last 11 years.Close
Dona L. Skeren
Assistant Managing Attorney
Floyd Skeren & Kelly
Her practice focus is on assisting employers with understanding and converging the return-to-work cross-over issues... | Read More
Her practice focus is on assisting employers with understanding and converging the return-to-work cross-over issues related to federal and state leave laws, including the nuances associated with California workers' compensation laws and the FEHA/ADA/ADAAA disability discrimination laws. She is is co-editor of fskemploymentlaw.com, employmentlawweekly.com and employmentlawacademy.com.Close
Bernadette M. O'Brien
Managing Atty of Employment Law Department
Floyd Skeren & Kelly
She provides advice and counsel to employers in employment related matters. She is the author of the LexisNexis... | Read More
She provides advice and counsel to employers in employment related matters. She is the author of the LexisNexis publication, Labor and Employment in California: A Guide to Employment Laws, Regulations and Practices, which has been in publication since 1992. She is also co-author of the online edition of California Unemployment Insurance and Disability Compensation Programs.Close