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Hot Topics in Workers' Compensation Law (2022 Workers' Compensation Fall Program)

It's time to discuss hot topics in the world of workers' compensation law!

This program covers everything from extended-benefits trends and COVID claims to work-from-home injuries and ethical dilemmas in mediations.

Additional topics include how to navigate the expedited medical motions process and new settlement options utilizing structured settlements.


  • Extended-Benefits Cases: Trends and Case Law Updates
  • COVID Death Claims: What Have We Learned These Last Two Years?
  • Handling the Rocket Docket: Expedited Medical Motion Strategies and Best Practices at the Industrial Commission
  • Structured Settlements
  • Work-From-Home Injuries: Compensability and Prevention
  • Hot Topics in Workers' Compensation Mediations

In-Person Live or Live Webcast
Friday, November 18, 2022
Event start time varies based on delivery method. Click on the event at the bottom of the page for exact start times.

Click here to view the full In-Person Live program agenda.
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North Carolina Bar Center, 8000 Weston Parkway, Cary
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  • Deputy Commissioner Kevin Howell, North Carolina Industrial Commission, Raleigh
  • Deputy Commissioner Layla Santa Rosa, North Carolina Industrial Commission, Raleigh
  • Brent Bowers, Arcadia Settlements Group, O'Fallon, MO
  • Jackie Clare, Mediator, Raleigh
  • Tom Clare, Mediator, Raleigh
  • Trey Collier, The Collier Law Firm, Charlotte
  • Hunter Eddins-Gentel, Ricci Law Firm, Raleigh
  • Tracey Jones, Teague Campbell, Raleigh
  • Mason Littlefield, MCG Law, Charlotte
  • Viral Mehta, Mehta and McConnell, Charlotte

NCBA Workers' Compensation Section

  • Jennifer Segnere, Johnson & Groninger PLLC, Durham (Planner)
  • Lindsay A. Underwood, Teague Campbell, Raleigh (Planner)

North Carolina: 6.00 MCLE Hours

Qualifies for NC State Bar Workers' Compensation Law Specialization

Individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or within a COVID-19 quarantine/isolation period (as defined by the CDC at the time of the event) should not attend NCBA/NCBF events in person. Should a registrant for an in-person CLE event begin to experience COVID-19 symptoms or fall within a COVID-19 quarantine/isolation period, they will be provided with a digital registration upon request.

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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.