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Zach Rubinich presents Lorman workers’ compensation webinar Dec. 14 on Work-Related Stress Claims

Zachary M. Rubinich presented a Lorman Education Services workers' compensation webinar on December 14, 2016, on "Work-Related Stress Claims: Overview, the Law and Strategies for Defense."

Zach discussed how you can protect yourself from workplace stress claims, one of the fastest growing segments of the workers' compensation system. He addressed many of the difficult issues that arise when handling a work-related stress claim, including legal burdens of proof, various types of stress claims and available benefits. He also discussed how to handle the defense of these claims to reduce or eliminate costs.

Zach Rubinich is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP. He focuses his practice on the defense of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators against workers’ compensation claims in Pennsylvania. Based on his extensive experience, the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section has certified him as Specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law. Zach has handled all aspects of litigation before workers’ compensation judges, the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, the Commonwealth Court and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  He routinely counsels employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators on claims management, workplace safety, return-to-work programs, employment practices and risk management. Mr. Rubinich was recently appointed as a Vice-Chair for the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee for 2016-2017. This is the second one-year term that Zach has served in this position. Zach is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2010 to 2014.  Rising Stars are the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Pennsylvania who are 40 years old and younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.

Zach can be reached directly at: (215) 575-4340 • zrubinich@rawle.com