Managing Work Comp Claims with Attorney Mike Wagner

  • April 17, 2024
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Blair County Convention Center, 1 Convention Center DR, Altoona, PA 16602


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This presentation will be held at the Blair County Convention Center

Registration and Presentation Timeline:  

  • Meeting Registration: 7:30 AM - 7:50 AM
  • Breakfast served during registration
  • HRMABC Business Announcements at 7:50 AM
  • Presentation begins at 8:00 AM
  • Presentation ends at 9:30 AM

Recertification Credits: 1.50

Topic: Managing Work Comp Claims with Attorney Mike Wagner


Attorney Michael Wagner will conduct an interactive session updating our group on the current legal environment and its impact on Human Resources. Using case studies to highlight key points, Mike will touch upon Workers Compensation, FMLA, and ADA issues - both individually and in relation to one another. He will illustrate how these laws, when woven together, can create complex legal issues for the HR practitioner. He will also discuss some of the legal issues that surfaced during the Covid-19 pandemic and how these will look in a post-pandemic world. As always, Mike will engage us with his wit and wisdom on this topic and provide us with an entertaining and meaningful session.


Bar admissions
• Pennsylvania, 1983
• U.S. District Court, Western District of

Pennsylvania, 1984
• U.S. Supreme Court, 1996

• J.D., Dickinson School of Law, 1983
• B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1977

Biographical details
Mr. Wagner is a founding partner with the Law Firm of Wagner & Finn Attorneys At Law, P.C. He served as an Adjunct Professor of Human Resource Management at the Saint Francis University Graduate School of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management. For approximately 20 years Mr. Wagner taught employment law, employment discrimination law, as well as workers compensation. Mr. Wagner has served as a Hearing Committee Chairman for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He is former member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Currently, he is a member of the Workers Compensation and Employment Law Sections of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Mr. Wagner concentrates his practice in workers compensation and employment law. Mr. Wagner has been selected every year from 2006 through 2022 as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®

Mr. Wagner is Past President of the Board of Directors for the Blair Regional YMCA. Currently he serves as Secretary for the Blair Regional YMCA Board. He is a charter member of the Rotary Club of Altoona-Sunrise, where he is a two-time past President and a current Board member. Mr. Wagner currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Southern Alleghenies Management Group. Previously, he was a Board member of the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society. He currently serves the shelter as their Pro Bono Solicitor. Mr. Wagner resides with his wife, Chrissey, in Hollidaysburg, PA


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