2017 Workers Compensation CLE & Deskbook Update: Making Workers' Compensation Great Again

Date: 05/04/2017

Workers’ Compensation 2017: 

Chairpersons:  Kathryn Potvin & Brian Wright
Thursday, May 4, 2017, Motif Hotel, Seattle

Includes 6.25 Law & Legal Credits & .75 Ethics Credits until 5/4/2021

8:20-8:30   Welcome & Introductions
Kathryn Potvin, Seminar Co-chair
Brian Wright, Seminar Co-chair

8:30-9:00   The Resistance - It's a marathon: Legislative Update
Michael Temple

9:00-9:45   Bigly Updates:  Legal Updates
William Hochberg

9:45-10:15   Practice Pointers: Birrueta - How it can be used against us and how can we use it to our benefit
David Lauman

10:15-10:30   Break

10:30-11:15   AMA Causation Guides: Repetitive Strain Injuries
Brian Wright

11:15-12:00  Claim Retaliation/Claim Suppression
Hardeep Rekhi

12:00-12:30   Lunch (box lunches included)

12:30-1:15   Constitutional Changes about Workers’ Comp Around the Country: And the Future of Workers’ Comp
Amie Peters

1:15-2:00   VDRO Disputes
Debra Hatzialexiou

2:00-2:15   Break

2:15-2:45   Medicare Set Asides
Amanda Peters

2:45-3:15   Getting PPD in ONE Case and TPD in Another
Grady Martin

3:15-3:45   BIIA Prima Facie Case
Mark Jaffe

3:45-4:30   Ethics Panel Discussions   
Moderator:  Kathryn Potvin
Panelists:  Jane Dale, Doug Palmer, Robert Silber, Brian Wright