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$195 for EAGLE Member
$235 for Regular Member

400 minutes
Date Published

May 5, 2017

Publisher

Washington State Association for Justice

Subjects

Auto Cases, Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Litigation

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Summary

BRAIN INJURIES 2017:
Cutting Edge Techniques for Helping Your TBI Client
Chairpersons: Scott Blair & Angela Macey-Cushman
Friday, May 5, 2017
Motif Hotel, Seattle
6.0 Law & Legal CLE Credits
0.5 Ethics Credits

8:20-8:30 Welcome and Opening
Scott Blair, JD & Angela Macey-Cushman, JD, RN
8:30-9:00 Using the bad MMPI/Neuropsychology Report Against the Defense
Ken Friedman, JD, Seattle
9:00-9:40 The importance of the family in TBI cases:
How to help the family survive your client’s TBI
Muriel D. Lezak, PhD Author, “Neuropsychological assessment”
9:40-10:20 Panel Discussion: The MMPI? Why?:
Why you should not give the defense the gift of the MMPI
Fred Langer, JD, RN; Muriel D. Lezak, PhD; Ted White, PhD
10:20-10:35 Break
10:35-11:15 QEEG (Quantitative Electroencephalography) in the Assessment and Treatment Of Traumatic Brain injury
QEEG in TBI forensics
Dr. David Cantor, PhD., Atlanta
11:15-12:00 Cutting Edge Imaging to objectively prove brain injury in mild TBI cases
How to get your client tested for a pituitary injury; new treatments for TBI victims
Dr. Richard Batson, ND, Neuro-evolution medicine
12:00-12:30 Lunch (box lunches included in tuition)
12:30-1:20 How to prove sleep disorders are caused by TBIs, its effect on life care plans
Gandis Mazeika, MD, Seattle Neurologist and sleep specialist
1:20-1:45 Double impact syndrome in TBIs-Using prior concussions to your advantage
Melissa Carter, JD, Seattle
1:45-2:10 Telling the story of your client’s TBI in trial and closing argument
Ben Wells, JD, Arlington
2:10-2:25 Break
2:25-2:55 Ethical issues relating to the settlement of TBI claims
Dealing with troublesome GAL’s in TBI cases
William Dussault, JD, Seattle
2:55-3:25 Handling the pituitary injury case
Colleen Durkin Peterson, JD, Tacoma
3:25-3:45 Destroying defense CR 35 examiner arguments in Pituitary damage cases
How to get your client’s endocrinologist to work with you
Scott Blair, JD, Seattle
3:45-4:00 Questions for the panel

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Presenters

Angela Macey-Cushman

ANGELA MACEY?CUSHMAN practices law in Seattle, Washington. She represents families andindividuals with estate, trust, and... Read More

Kenneth R. Friedman

Ken Friedman is a partner with Friedman Rubin. The firm engages in a national practice from their offices in Seattle and... Read More

Dr. Muriel D. Lezack

Dr. Lezak joined the staff of the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Portland, OR in 1966 whereher work with brain... Read More

Dr. David S. Cantor, PhD, MS, QEEG-D, BCN

Dr. Cantor received his Bachelors Degree with Distinction in Psychology from the University of Connecticut. His honors work... Read More

Dr. Richard Batson

Dr. Richard D. Batson is the co-founder and executive director of Neurevolution Medicine, LLC. Dr. Batson’s clinical practice... Read More

Gandis Mažeika, MD, MBA, FAASM
Founder|CEO - Sound Sleep Health

Dr. Gandis G. Mažeika is a board-certified sleep medicine specialist with over 20 years' experience. A regional leader in the... Read More

Melissa D. Carter

Ms. Carter is the managing partner at ADLER GIERSCH, a law firm dedicated exclusively to representing those with traumatic... Read More

Ben Wells

Ben has practiced personal injury since 1989 and is a graduate of the Spence Trial Lawyer’s college. He is an advocate of... Read More

William E. Dussault

Admitted to practice in the State of Washington (1972), Colorado (2006), United States Federal District Court (1973), and... Read More

Colleen Durkin Peterson

Colleen Durkin Peterson is an associate at the Holman Law Firm in Tacoma, Washington.

Colleen grew up working in the... Read More

Scott Blair

Scott Blair is the founder of Brain Injury Law of Seattle. Brain injury work is his passion. For the last 25 years, Scott has... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Using the bad MMPI/Neuropsychology Report Against the Defense - Video
The importance of the family in TBI cases: How to help the family survive your client’s TBI - Video
Panel Discussion: The MMPI? Why?: Why you should not give the defense the gift of the MMPI - Video
QEEG (Quantitative Electroencephalography) in the Assessment and Treatment Of Traumatic Brain injury QEEG in TBI forensics - Video
Cutting Edge Imaging to objectively prove brain injury in mild TBI cases How to get your client tested for a pituitary injury; new treatments for TBI victims - Video
How to prove sleep disorders are caused by TBIs, its effect on life care plans - Video
Double impact syndrome in TBIs-Using prior concussions to your advantage - Video
Telling the story of your client’s TBI in trial and closing argument - Video
Ethical issues relating to the settlement of TBI claims Dealing with troublesome GAL’s in TBI cases - Video
Handling the pituitary injury case - Video
Destroying defense CR 35 examiner arguments in Pituitary damage cases How to get your client’s endocrinologist to work with you - Video
BRAIN INJURIES 2017 - Written Materials
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Credit

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