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Advanced Topics of Workers' Compensation (2020 Workers' Compensation Section Fall CLE)


From the ethical entanglements of working remotely from home, to the amended rules and procedures of practicing before the North Carolina Industrial Commission, COVID-19 has transformed the practice of workers' compensation law.

The Advanced Topics of Workers' Compensation helps you navigate and overcome challenges presented by the pandemic, offering valuable insight, reviewing pertinent statutes and 2020 case law, and sharing best practices and strategies on the following topics:

  • Medicare set-asides in admitted and denied cases
  • Subrogation in workers' compensation claims
  • Extended-benefits litigation
  • Hearing and deposition planning
  • Changes to the Uniform Pre-Trial Order

INCLUDED SESSIONS

  • Ethical Entanglements on the Internet
  • Case Law Update
  • Litigating Extended-Benefits Cases
  • How to Navigate Medicare Set-Asides in Admitted and Denied Cases
  • Subrogation in Workers' Compensation Claims
  • Practice Before the Industrial Commission During COVID-19

DETAILS
Live Webcast
Friday, November 13, 2020
8:55 AM–3:40 PM

AGENDA
Click here to preview the full program agenda.

SPEAKERS

  • James C. "Jim" Gillen, North Carolina Industrial Commission, Hendersonville
  • Daniel W. Hayes, Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham LLP, Asheville
  • Brian P. Oten, North Carolina State Bar, Raleigh
  • S. Camille Payton, Hunter & Everage, Charlotte
  • Roy G. Pettigrew, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, Raleigh
  • E. Stewart Poisson, Poisson Poisson & Bower PLLC, Wadesboro
  • Layla T. Santa Rosa, North Carolina Industrial Commission, Raleigh

PLANNED BY
NCBA Workers' Compensation Section

  • Anna R. Hamrick, Grimes Teich Anderson LLP, Asheville (Planner)
  • Dawn C. Lane, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, Raleigh (Planner)

APPROVED CREDIT
North Carolina: 5.50 MCLE Hours

Includes
1.00 Ethics/Professional Responsibility
1.00 Technology Training
Qualifies for NC State Bar Workers' Compensation Law Specialization


PROGRAM PRICING

See pricing below. Discounts may be available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 919.677.0561 for details.