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2020 Winter Convention: Causation of Permanent Disability

Date Published: January 25, 2020

Summary

Topics covered:
· What is the “disability” that is at issue?
· Direct versus indirect causation (LC§4663).
· Reviewing the Escobedo decision.
· Addressing Lindh.

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Presenters

Sue Borg, Esq.


Mark Gearheart, Esq.


Arjuna Farnsworth, Esq.

Boxer & Gerson

Carrie Dixon, Esq.


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2020 Winter Convention: Commissioners’ Panel

Date Published: January 24, 2020

Summary

Hear from the WCAB Commissioners about the latest developments at the Board.
 

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Presenters

Katherine Zalewski, Chairperson


Deidra Lowe, Commissioner


Marguerite Sweeney, Commissioner


Jose Razo, Commissioner


Craig Snellings, Commissioner


Katherine Dodd, Commissioner


Anne Schmitz, Deputy Commissioner


Patricia Garcia, Deputy Commissioner


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2020 Winter Convention: Ethics Panel: The Dog Eat Dog World of Attorney v. Attorney

Date Published: January 26, 2020

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Topics covered:
· Professional and moral conduct in correspondence, litigation and at court.
· Subouts and petitions to be relieved as attorney of record.
· Obligations of attorneys leaving firms for other firms.
· Obligations when closing a practice or acquiring a practice.

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Presenters

David Schwartz, Esq.


Jim Butler, Esq.


Margaret Pressley, Esq.


Mark Polan, Esq.


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2020 Winter Convention: Longterm Practitioners and Newer Judges: Tips and Advice from the Bench

Date Published: January 24, 2020

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Topics covered:
· Mistakes attorneys make in their practice.
· Law and motion.
· Obstructive parties.
· The medical system.
· Achieving settlement and avoiding the appeal.

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Presenters

Elliot Berkowitz, Esq.


Judge Elliot Borska


Judge Diana Marsteiner


Judge Jerilynn Cohen


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2020 Winter Convention: Most Important Cases

Date Published: January 24, 2020

Summary

The esteemed panel provides a critical review of the significant cases from the last 6 months.
 

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Presenters

Megan Ruble, Esq.


Joseph Capurro, Esq.


William Herreras, Esq.


Ronald Feenberg, Esq.


Larry Silver, Esq.


Hon. Colleen Casey


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2020 Winter Convention: Primary Causation vs. Secondary Causation: Psychiatric, Sexual Dysfunction and Sleep Impairment Under Labor Code Section 4660.1

Date Published: January 26, 2020

Summary

Topics covered:
· Direct versus consequential causation.
· Physical symptom manifestations resulting in psyche, internal, sex, and/or
sleep impairment.
· Medical treatment needs and implications.

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Presenters

Juliana Guerriero, Esq.


Dr. David Glaser


Dr. Fred Kuyt


Dr. Richard Shaw


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2020 Winter Convention: Representing Undocumented Immigrants with CT Injuries

Date Published: January 24, 2020

Summary

The panel will be presented by speakers from CAAA’s Latinx Committee.
 

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Presenters

Beatriz Trejo, Esq.


Sandra Rocca, Esq.


Jenny Jerez, Esq.


Bret Graham, Esq.


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2020 Winter Convention: Strategies to Get Substantial Medical Evidence Reporting from an MPN Treating Doctor

Date Published: January 23, 2020

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 Topics covered:
· How to get an MPN doctor to address all of applicant’s complaints and conditions.
· How do MPN doctors get paid for reporting?
· Process for referring applicant to another doctor who can write an MMI report (LC§ 4601).
· How does the applicant get complete impairment ratings when most MPN doctors aren’t familiar with the AMA Guides?
· Rebutting PQMEs.

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Presenters

Scott Ford, Esq.


Larry Stern, Esq.


Joanna Sacavitch, Esq.


Tiffany Speers, Esq.
Boxer & Gerson


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2020 Winter Convention: Substantial Medical Evidence: What Doctors and Lawyers Need to Know

Date Published: January 23, 2020

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  Topics covered:
· What does not constitute substantial medical evidence.
· Statutory requirements (LC §4062, 8 CCR 9785).
· Substantiating AMA Guides impairments.
· Addressing apportionment properly.

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Presenters

John Bloom, Esq.


Julius Young, Esq.


Lisa Hernandez, Esq.


Judge Robert Rassp


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2020 Winter Convention: The Applicant Deposition: Questions That Make Applicant Attorneys Cringe and How to Respond

Date Published: January 24, 2020

Summary

Topics covered:
· Protecting undocumented workers.
· Questions about vehicles; sub-rosa; social media; criminal record; psyche, etc.
· Addressing your client’s prior medical history.
· To question or not to question, that is the question.

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Presenters

Bernie Baltaxe, Esq.


Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson, Esq.


Lauren Trenor, Esq.


Abdoulaye Diallo, Esq.


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2020 Winter Convention: The Doctors Give You the 411

Date Published: January 23, 2020

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 Topics covered:
· Substantiating WPIs.
· Understanding symptoms and how they relate to ADLs and WPIs.
· How diagnostic testing relates to impairments.
· AMA Guides tables attorneys need to know.

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Presenters

Alan Gurvey, Esq.


Dr. Maureen Miner


Dr. Timothy Reynolds


Dr. Mechel Henry


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2020 Winter Convention: What Do You Do When You See the Words ''Non-certified'' and ''Uphold'' on UR and IMR Determinations?

Date Published: January 25, 2020

Summary

 Topics covered:
· How to understand requests for authorizations.
· MTUS versus ODG versus whatever.
· Analyzing UR determinations; appealing UR denials.
· Appealing IMR decisions.

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Presenters

Jamie Berenson, Esq.


Thomas Martin, Esq.


Keith More, Esq.


Hon. Clint Feddersen


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