Brain Injuries 2019

Date: 05/07/2019

2019 Brain Injuries CLE
Chairpersons Melissa Carter and Edward Le
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Westin Hotel, Seattle or via Webcast
6.75 Law & Legal Credits

8:20-8:30 Introduction
Chairpersons Melissa Carter, Adler Giersch PS, Seattle &
Edward Le, 
Edward K. Le PLLC, Renton

8:30-8:50 A New Option in Pooled Trusts and Ethical Considerations of the Same
Richard Adler, Adler Giersch PS, Seattle &
Joshua Brothers, Brothers & Henderson PS, Seattle

8:50-9:30 Persistent Post-Concussive Syndrome and Role of Comorbidities
Martha Glisky, PhD

9:30-10:00 Deposing and Cross-Examining the Defense Neuropsychologist
Melissa Carter, Adler Giersch PS, Seattle  

10:00-10:30 Applications of Quantitative Electroencephalography (QEEG) in Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment
David Cantor, PhD

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:15 Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Neuroendocrine Dysfunction (Hypothalamic-Piuitary Dysfunction or Pituitary Injury)
Richard D. Batson, ND, ABAAHP

11:15-11:45 Sleep Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Gandis Mazeika, MD

11:45-12:15 Strategies for Handling Pituitary and Sleep Issues in the Traumatic Brain Injury Case
Scott Blair, Brain Injury Law of Seattle, Edmonds 

12:15-12:45 Lunch (box lunches included in tuition)

12:45-1:15 Common Visual Disorders and Sequelae from Traumatic Brain Injury
Nancy Torgerson, DO

1:15-1:45 Multidisciplinary Approach to Rehabilitating the Traumatically Brain Injured Victim
Wilson Chang, MD

1:45-2:15 Challenging the Scientific Basis of Expert Opinion with State of Art Evidence Based Medicine Methodologies
Joshua Z. Goldenberg, ND 

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-2:50 Maximizing Recovery in the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Case: Strategies and Approaches
Edward Le, Edward K Le PLLC, Renton

2:50-3:10 Debunking the Common Defenses in a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Case
Fred Langer, Nelson Langer Engle PLLC, Seattle

3:10-3:30 Issue Spotting at the Intake Phase: Getting Your Client on the Right Path
Athena Boyer, Boyer Law Firm, PLLC, Bellevue

3:30-3:50 Telling the Story of the Traumatically Brain Injured Client Through Lay Witness Testimony
Steve Angles, Adler Giersch PS, Seattle 

3:50-4:05 TBI Survivor: Things Your Clients Want You to Know But Are Afraid to Tell You
Michele Kauffman, Brain Injury Alliance of Washington

4:05-4:15 Free and Valuable Resources for Your Client that the BIAWA Provides That You Didn't Know About
Nicole Chamblee, Brain Injury Alliance of Washington