1:25 Welcome and Introductions
1:30 Looking Back at the Origins and Policy Considerations of the Industrial Commission Mediation Program
Frank C. Laney, 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Cary
Kick off the program with a discussion of the circumstances and background that led the Industrial Commission to establish a mandatory mediation program, along with policy considerations and decisions that led to its initial structure and design.
2:40 Social Media Ethics*‡
Uta Marie Zacharias, Lawyers Mutual Liability Company, Cary
Social media can be a great way for attorneys to gather and share information, but it also presents many ethical traps. Learn about effectively counseling clients on the legal ramifications of social media, protecting client confidentiality, managing professional networking websites and online client reviews, and ensuring social media posts comply with advertising requirements — while also complying with the Rules of Professional Conduct.
3:50 Traumatic Brain Injuries
April Groff, Ph.D., Learning Services Raleigh Program, Raleigh
Receive an overview of traumatic brain injuries and their classifications and symptoms. Then, consider the different stages of recovery, possible long-term issues, life care plans needed and the ethical problems with a post-concussion syndrome diagnosis.
*Indicates portion providing Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit
‡Indicates portion providing Technology Training credit