Meetings & Events
Workers’ Compensation 411
Apr 26, 2017
Affiliate: Ventura County CA
Start: 04/26/2017 7:15 AM
End: 04/26/2017 9:00 AM
Venue: Thousand Oaks Inn (Best Western)
HRCI Credits: 1.00

$26.00 for individual members
$26.00 for corporate members
$23.00 for student members
$38.00 for guests / non-members
This program has been approved for 1.00 recertification credit hours through HRCI. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
Find the latest news and information about California workers compensation insurance laws and practices:  California is currently the most expensive state in the country for employers workers compensation coverage. California rates have continued to rise over the past 10 years. Much of the increased costs are caused by the rising costs of medical coverage and state laws.

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
This engaging presentation will provide HR professionals the tools and effective strategy to navigate the changing legislation & best practices in Workers Compensation.   Presentation will include: 
• Medical and Legal Process
• Utilization Review
• Medical Provider Network
• Liens
• Independent Medical reviews
• New case Law Update
There will be opportunity for Q&A
7:00am - 7:30am   Registration & Networking
7:30am - 8:00am   Breakfast, Announcements & Legal Update by Kirstin Muller, Esq., Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
8:00am - 9:00am   Program/Q&A Session
Thanks to Our Sponsors
BIO Info:
Kirstin E. Muller, Esq., Partner at Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
Kirstin Muller is a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, which she joined in 1999.  Ms. Muller practices exclusively labor and employment law, vigorously defending clients in litigation before state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies including the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the federal Department of Labor, Cal/OSHA, the California Employment Development Department, and the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, among others.  She has had success in numerous cases by achieving summary judgment for her clients and defending the decisions on appeal.  She also defends matters at trial or hearing.  Her experience involves representing employers in a broad range of disputes involving discrimination, reasonable accommodation, wrongful termination, wage and hour, and trade secret issues.  In addition to litigating, Ms. Muller also takes an active role in her clients’ preventative measures by providing extensive advice and counsel services and training.  She takes her preventative approach seriously and donates her time to provide complimentary presentations to a variety of human resource and executive training organizations each year.  Ms. Muller’s international background has also helped hone her negotiation skills and led her to obtain important results for her clients in resolving disputes before trial through mediation or direct negotiation with the opposing side.
A breakfast buffet will be served.
Meal Options
A breakfast buffet will be served.
Venue Information
Cancellation Policy
If you need to cancel your reservation, please contact Paul Dryman at 805-371-1264 or via email at  If you are leaving a message, please include your name, organization, and a phone number where you can be reached.  Cancellations received by noon on the Friday prior to the meeting will receive a full refund.