A11- Using MSA Funds Incorrectly (2024CLC-A11)

Monday, June 10, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

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Workplace Track

Presented by the Workers' Compensation Section and the Young Lawyers Section

About the Program

The program will discuss the ethical and professional obligations of respondents’ and claimants’ attorneys when a claimant decides to self-administer an MSA and the inevitable problems that will arise with CMS post-settlement when funds are not properly used.  The program will also give a general background of Ametros and professional administration of MSAs.

You Will Learn

How to prepare a claimant to use an MSA
About the benefits of professional administration of an MSA
About issues raised by CMS when MSA funds post settlement are not used properly

Who Should Attend

Young lawyers and workers’ compensation practitioners. 


CT: 1.0 CLE Credit (General)
NY: 1.0 CLE Credit (AOP)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for newly admitted and experienced attorneys CLE credits. 

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, a fully interactive videoconference, or simultaneous transmission with synchronous interactivity. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.


polinsky_eric1 Eric A. Polinsky
Polinsky Law Group LLC, Hartford

paul_sighinolfi1 Paul H. Sighinolfi
Ametros Financial Corporation, Burlington, MA


dubaldo_katherine1 Katherine M. DuBaldo
Morrison Mahoney LLP, Hartford