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Workers' Compensation Issues & Trends for Connecticut Self-Insured Employers

Workers' Compensation Trust Training Center
47 Barnes Industrial Park Rd.
Wallingford, CT 06492

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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Workers' Compensation Issues & Trends for Connecticut Self-Insured Employers

This unique, informative, and free educational program is specifically tailored to Connecticut self-insured employers and will focus on industry trends and challenges facing those responsible for managing WC programs. Best practice tools and strategies will be shared throughout the program and you will learn timely and valuable information that will provide a greater understanding of the cost drivers associated with WC today, and how to minimize their effect on your program. This premiere event will also provide a great opportunity for peer networking.



8:00 am – 9:00 am                 Registration and continental breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am                 Welcoming remarks

       Diane M. Ritucci, President & CEO – Workers’ Compensation Trust

9:15 am – 10:15 am               Medical Session – The concussion dilemma in WC claims – objective diagnosis and effective treatment strategies

       Stephen Conway, M.D. – Hartford Neurology

10:15 am – 10:30 am             Networking break

10:30 am – 11:30 am             Legal Session Current hot topics in the Workers Compensation Commission including medical marijuana, PTSD claims & the new Fire Fighter Cancer Act

                                              Neil J. Ambrose, Esq. – Letizia, Ambrose & Falls, P.C.

11:30 am – 12:30 pm             Excess Insurance Marketplace Session - Challenges and issues impacting the excess insurance marketplace for self-insureds

       Tom Fitzgerald – Safety National Insurance Company

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm               Lunch & Networking

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm                 TPA Program Administration Session - Tips and insights for evaluating an effective TPA provider

                                              Roy M. Ivins, CPCU, ARM, CIC – RMI Associates, LLC

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.             Safety Session Current target issues with OSHA

       Marianne Bonito – U.S. Dept. of Labor/OSHA

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.             Fraud Investigation Session – Assessing, investigating and preventing insurance fraud in the workplace

                                              Brian Cyr – Hettrick, Cyr & Associates, Inc.