WORKER'S COMPENSATION LAW UPDATE 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017 | Albany | New York State Bar Association | Live and
1 Elk Street | Albany NY | 12207
6.0 MCLE Credits
4 Professional Practice; 1 Skills & 1 Ethics
Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section
The Committee on Continuing Legal Education
Joanna M. Roberto, Esq. | Goldberg Segalla | Garden City, NY
John H. Snyder, Esq. | Gitto & Niefer, LLP | New Hartford, NY
Program Brochure coming soon!
Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Live Webcast Option is Available: Friday, November 17, 2017*
If you cannot watch the webcast at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date for a 60 day period enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the webcast.
Who Should Attend: Attorneys who represent clients in workers’ compensation claims or who anticipate handling workers’ compensation claims; personal injury attorneys; civil litigators.
PROGRAM AGENDA & FACULTY
In 2015, the Workers’ Compensation Board held 261,446 hearings, assembled 142,830 claims, and issued 354,426 resolutions. It is no surprise that almost every attorney in New York is approached to represent an injured worker or an employer in a workers’ compensation claim. Understanding this area of the law is an important asset for any law practice.
This program will provide you with an overview of the fundamental concepts and issues faced in all workers’ compensation cases, together with seasoned faculty giving an in-depth treatment of several of the more complex issues frequently encountered by practitioners.
New and experienced attorneys will benefit from this practical program in which seasoned practitioners will discuss a variety of issues crucial to Workers Compensation practice.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from our panel of experienced and knowledgeable practitioners and keep current with Workers’ Compensation Update 2017!
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. - Registration
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - I. Workers Compensation Proceedings: From Beginning to End A historical perspective, basic concepts and steps in starting and responding to a claim (1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills)
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. - II. Medical Treatment Guidelines (1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)
10:50 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. - Refreshment Break
11:05 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. - III. Ethical Considerations In Managing Clients and Handling Proceedings (1.0 MCLE Credit in Ethics)
11:55 a.m. – 1:05 p.m. - Lunch (on your own)
1:05 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. - IV. Third Party Actions, Liens and Credit Issues (1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)
1:55 – 2:45 p.m. - V. Section 32 Settlements and Medicare Concerns (1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Refreshment Break
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. - VI. Case Law Update, Trends and Developments (1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)
3:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks
4:00 p.m. - Adjourn
Alex C. Dell, Esq. | The Law Firm of Alex Dell
Christopher R. Lemire, Esq. | Lemire, Johnson & Higgins, LLC
Richard M. Goldman, Esq. | Buckley, Mendleson, Criscione
Matthew R. Mead, Esq. | Stockton, Barker & Mead, LLP
Kelly B. Dean, Esq. | Walsh and Hacker
Justin S. Teff, Esq. | Kirk & Teff, LLP
Sarah Baia, Esq. | The Hartford
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Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Members: $140
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Pre-registration Strongly Advised: You can save money and guarantee your seat and course materials by registering early. Registrations received at the door are subject to an additional $15.00 registration fee. Registrations cancelled less than three days from the program date will be assessed a cancellation fee of $25.00.