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November 10, 2017

Workers’ Compensation Section Lunch and Learn & Charitable Collection – November 17

CLE – Reaching Reasonable Resolutions

Date: Friday, November 17, 2017
Time: Lunch/registration begins at 12 p.m., program begins at 12:30 p.m. Lunch included with tuition.
Place: Philadelphia Bar Association, 11th Floor Conference Center, 1101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
1 hour substantive CLE.

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Description
While the impairment rating process going forward is no longer a viable option for capping a claimant's benefits, other methods exist that can be used to bring both parties to the settlement table and prevent years of litigation. In this CLE presentation, panelist will explore these methods and how they can be used to reach reasonable resolutions for both sides.

Charitable Contribution

The Workers' Compensation Section is pleased to announce that we are continuing our collection for Women Against Abuse. Donations in the form of checks and cash made payable to Women Against Abuse will be accepted at the event on November 17, 2017. We will also be accepting the following items :

  • Toothpaste - Toothbrushes - Shampoo
  • Hand lotion - Nail polish - Stress balls
  • Tampons and/or Pads
  • Journals - Colored Pencil Sets
  • Bookmarks - Tea
  • Jigsaw puzzles for toddlers
  • Children’s DVDs

Women Against Abuse, a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency, is Philadelphia's leading domestic violence advocate and service provider and among the largest domestic violence agencies in the country. The mission of Women Against Abuse is to provide quality, compassionate, and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education. Women Against Abuse strives to provide a continuum of care -- from telephone crisis counseling to long-term supportive housing -- in a manner that promotes victim safety, autonomy and dignity In total, Women Against Abuse serves 15,000 individuals each year in Philadelphia through direct services, education, outreach and advocacy. Women Against Abuse serves a diverse population of survivors of domestic violence and the community at large. The majority of clients receiving direct services (including safe haven, legal aid and transitional housing) earn below federal poverty guidelines.

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