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Workers' Compensation on the Brain CLE (EWC171020)
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When: Friday, October 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06051
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Workers' Compensation Section

Seminar Code: EWC171020

CLE Credit
CT: 6.0 CLE Credits
NY: 7.0 CLE Credits (Workers' Compensation)

About the Program
This program will discuss ways to prepare an attorney or paralegal for handling often complex brain injury claims. The panel of experts will help gain a better understanding of these issues and much more.

You Will Learn

  • About what constitutes brain injuries
  • How to diagnose, treat, and handle these cases in front of the Workers’ Compensation Commission
  • When you need to get the probate court involved

Who Should Attend
Attorneys or paralegals who practice in the workers' compensation field.


Charles K. Norris

Probate Court
 Leonard I. Goldstein, PsyD

Randy L. Cohen

Workers’ Compensation Commission
Nancy E. Salerno

Workers’ Compensation Commission

Hellen Kim, MD
Kenneth Selig, MD
Amy B. Palmer, PsyD
Shoreline Neuropsychology & Behavioral Health LLC
Andrew W. Meisler, Ph.D.
Hartford Mental Health Group LLC

James W. Pier, PhD
Neuropsychology LLC

Program Agenda
8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
James W. Pier, PhD: What constitutes brain injury and what methods and or tools are used to identify brain injury?
9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m
. Amy B. Palmer, PsyD: Tests and treatment available through the neuro-psych doctor
10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Neuro-Psychologist discussion
10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30a.m.-11:15 a.m. Kenneth Selig, MD: Brain injuries from the psychiatrist’s perspective
11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Commissioner Randy L. Cohen and Commissioner Nancy E. Salerno: Facts are important to assess brain injury vs psych injury
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Hon. Charles K. Norris: When to involve probate court for clients who have diminished capacity. The interplay between probate and Workers’ Compensation
1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Hellen Kim, MD: Facts and information that are necessary for initial assessment. When does a neurologist look to other providers for diagnosis and / or treatment?
2:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Leonard I. Goldstein, PsyD
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Panel discussion

Cost: Includes a light breakfast, lunch, and parking at the public garage at 35 Bank St
         Member $199
         Non-Member $398
         Student Member $100

Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

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



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