Techniques for Creating Itemized Lists, Factoring in Impairment and Disability Ratings, and More
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Determine when settlement is the right option for your client.
Uncover practical guidance for choosing between lump sum payments and structured settlements.
Examine legal best practices for calculating future medical expenses.
Determining When to Settle vs. Pursue a Claim
Structured Settlements vs. Lump Sum Payments: Practical Guidance for Choosing the Best Option
Practical Techniques for Mediation
Settlement Agreements: Critical Language That Protects Your Client
Guidelines for Predicting Future Medical Expenses and Creating Itemized Lists
Medical Issues: How to Use IMEs, Impairment and Disability Ratings, etc. to Your Advantage
Creating Medicaid and Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements: Legal Best Practices
Settlement Negotiations Gone Wrong - Top Attorney Mistakes
Michael D. Schaff is a founding partner in the Philadelphia firm of Schaff & Young, P.C. His firm represents insurance companies and/or employers in claims brought under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act, and the Longshore and Harborworkers' Compensation Act. Mr. Schaff has served as a workers' compensation judge for the D.C. Department of Employment Services in Washington, D.C., where he conducted formal hearings and rendered decisions on claims brought under the D.C. Workers' Compensation Act. In addition to his defense of the insured and self-insured employers, he also represents "uninsured" employers. He is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Mr. Schaff earned his undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College and his J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
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