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EWC160306 Workers' Compensation Retreat CLE- The Impact of Pre-existing Conditions
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This multi-day Workers' Compensation CLE program will be held at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino on Condado Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

3/6/2016 to 3/8/2016
When: Sunday, March 6 - Tuesday, March 8
Where: San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
1309 Ashford Avenue
San Juan 00907
Puerto Rico
Contact: Member Service Center
(860)223-4400


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Presented by the Workers' Compensation Section

Seminar Code: EWC160306

CLE Credit: 6.0 Hours, (5.0 hours in the Area of Workers' Compensation Practice and 1.0 hours Ethics)

About the Program:

Learn from WCC Commisioners and doctors about the impact of pre-existing and underlying conditions on Workers' Compensation claims. 

Paid or payable?  Eggshell claimant?  But he already had a bad back!  This seminar will address the issue of the straw that broke the camel’s back and who is responsible for the result.  How is a work injury complicated by pre-existing and underlying conditions?  Does it matter under workers’ compensation?  Join us in San Juan and find out.  You may also get a peek behind the WCC curtain from a former commissioner and gain an understanding of long-term post-surgical expectations. 

Who Should Attend:

Workers' Compensation practitioners and those interested in advancing their knowledge.

You Will Learn About:

  • The impact of pre-existing conditions on work injuries
  • Long-term expectations post-surgery relating to joints
  • Long-term expectations post-surgery relating to the spine

Speakers:
Commissioner Randy L. Cohen, State of Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission, Hartford
Commissioner Charles Senich,
State of Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission, Hartford
Dr. Michael Karnasiewicz, Neurosurgery Orthopaedics & Spine Specialists PC, Waterbury
Dr. Dean Mariano
, MidState Spine & Pain Center, Meriden
Amado Vargas, McHugh, Chapman & Vargas LLC, Middletown

Schedule:

Monday, March 7
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Pain Management 101: For the Busy Attorney
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - The Impact of Pre-existing Conditions on Work Injuries; Long-term Expectations Post Surgery Relating to the Spine  
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Round Table
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Things I Can Tell You Now, that I Couldn’t Tell You Before

Tuesday, March 8
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
- Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
- Clinical Pharmacist Presentation (Sponsored by Injured Workers’ Pharmacy)
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
- Pre-existing Conditions
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
- Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
- Ethics

Event Cost: Member $295.00

                      Member with Reception Guest $375.00

                      Non-member $395.00

                      Non-member with Reception Guest $475.00

 

Hotel room reservation information: (This must be done by you separately from this registration process.)
Ocean view rooms are $235 per night with rate guaranteed for rooms Saturday through Wednesday. Upgrades are subject to availability.

Please contact San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino at (800) 228-9290 and reference the Connecticut Bar Association group.

Except in compelling circumstances, refunds of seminar payments will not be granted for cancellations received

after 10:00 a.m. on January 20, 2016.

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** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received. Refunds require a minimum of two business days notice.

 

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.