April Forum – Workers’ Comp 101

Join us the first Thursday of April for our monthly forum. In April we will be discussing Workers’ Compensation and going over everything from OSHA Reporting to ‘Red Flags’ for questionable claims, along with how to tackle some common obstacles during claims.


  • Overview of Worker’s Compensation
  • What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
  • Workers’ Compensation Benefits
  • Types of Injuries
  • First Aid
  • In the Event of an Injury
  • First 24 hours
  • OSHA Reporting
  • Other Workers’ Compensation Requirements
  • Investigation
  • Supervisor Role in the Investigation
  • ‘Red Flags’ for Questionable Claims
  • Conflicting Descriptions of Accidents
  • Statutory Defenses to Injury
  • Return to Work Programs
  • Dealing with Obstacles
  • Top Ten Steps to Manage Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • Hidden Costs
  • Communicate
  • Experience Modification



Jackie Sudia, AIC, ARM, CRIS

Claims and Risk Management Liaison

Warren G. Bender Co.

Jackie is the Claims and Risk Management Liaison for the Warren G. Bender Company, an 80 year old family owned independent brokerage.  Her job there for the past 5 years has been to provide risk analyses and develop solutions with clients for protection, education, and success.  Another important aspect of her job is to advocate for clients on complex or large claims to assure the best possible outcome.

Jackie earned her Associate in Claims during her 10 year tenure at USAA Insurance.  While serving A. Teichert & Son, Inc. for the next 10 years, she earned an Associate in Risk Management and  the Construction Risk Management Insurance Specialist Designation.

Jackie holds a CA Insurance License (since 1992) so is no stranger to the insurance industry.

It’s with this big picture view that Jackie share’s her insights from several perspectives. She has heard some stories and loves to recount them.


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  •  April 5, 2018
     8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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  •  April 5, 2018
     8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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