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    August Monthly Meeting - Workers' Compensation

    Date: August 22, 2017, 11:30am – 1:30pm
    Holiday Inn Valley View
    $20 for members, $25 for non-members
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    Topic: Workers' Compensation

    Presenter: Jennifer Peters, Lucas Therapies

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    Jennifer Peters will discuss the pitfalls of managing worker’s comp cases and the responsibilities of all involved: physician, employer, insurance carrier, physical therapy, case manager and what to do in those most difficult cases.


    Jennifer is a native of Bedford County and now enjoys life in Botetourt County. She is a graduate of Lynchburg College with a BS in Sports Medicine. She then went on to graduate from Jefferson College of Health Sciences Physical Therapist Assistant program. She has been a member of the Lucas Therapies team since 1998. Jennifer brings with her experience with track, gymnastics, soccer and volleyball athletes. As a previous industrial employee she brings additional knowledge to the company for working with employers as well as employees. She has extensive background in workers compensation injuries and industrial rehabilitation. She is part of our on-site physical therapy team working with injured workers at their place of employment to return them safely to their full duty jobs. She has worked with many patients and/or employers for vocation placement options, work hardening programs and transitional work programs. She also holds certifications in ergonomic assessments both office and industrial as well as per-employment testing.