Zach Rubinich Presents WC Webinar on January 7, 2015, on Work-Related Stress Claims

Workers’ compensation partner Zachary M. Rubinich presented the Lorman Education Services webinar Work-Related Stress Claims: Overview, the Law and Strategies for Defense  on January 7, 2015.

He focused on how companies can protect themselves from workplace stress claims, one of the fastest growing segments of the workers’ compensation system. The live webinar 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. The webinar was designed to give an overview of this issue while assisting workers' compensation departments in handling 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. He was recently selected as a member of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee for 2014-2015. Zach is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2010 to 2014. He earned his J.D. degree from Widener University School of Law and a B.A. degree in political science and government from Lycoming College.