The Maryland State Bar Association Negligence Insurance and Workers’ Comp. Section & Continuing Legal Education Department present:
2019 Hot Tips in Workers’ Compensation Thursday, May 9, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Loyola Graduate Center, Columbia Campus 8890 McGaw Road - Rooms 360/362, Columbia, MD 21045 7.0 CLE Credits PROGRAM AGENDA 8:00 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. Check-In/Breakfast 8:20 a.m. to 8:25 a.m. Welcome & Introduction Michael Steinhardt, Esq. 8:30 a.m.to 9:00 a.m. New Cases Wally Kleid, Esq. 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Catastrophic Claims- Housing Modifications & Special Equipment Eric Anderson, Accessible Housing Services Gretchen Rogers, Esq. Nancy Courson, Esq. 9:45 a.m. to 10:25 a.m. Administrating & Obtaining Medicare -Set-Aside (MSA) Accounts Jason Shultz, Esq. David Schoenfeld, Esq. CareGuard 10:25 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. - 10 MIN BREAK
10:35 a.m.to 11:05 p.m. Baltimore County v. Michael Quinlan Matthew Darby, Esq. Mark Henckel, Esq.
11:05 a.m. to 11:35 p.m. Mental Stress Claims Ted Cornblatt, Esq. 11:35 p.m. to 12:05 p.m. Defense Attorneys Are People Too (and so are Claimants’ attorneys)- Pet Peeves Divided & Uncensored Jim Temple III, Esq. Rachel Samakow, Esq. Aaron Schwartz, Esq. Jim Temple, Jr., Esq.
12:05 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. - LUNCH 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Traumatic Brain Injuries- Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Todd Lewis, Ph.D., Clinical Neuropsychologist Michelle Foreman, ReMed Maryland Michael Steinhardt, Esq. Asha Jefferson, Esq. 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Extent of the Commission’s Authority- Electrical General Corp., et al. v. Michael L. Labonte Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Wendy Karpel, Esq. 2:00 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. A Primer on Legislation- How WCC Laws are Passed in Maryland Senator Kathy Klausmeier James Lanier, Esq. Michael Dailey, Esq. 2:40 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. - 10 MIN BREAK
2:50 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Shoulder Injuries from an Orthopaedic Perspective: Pre-Existing Problems, Repetitive Motion, Treatment and Surgical Procedures Ashok Gowda, M.D. Sara El-Shall, Esq. William Batton, Esq.
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sharing Medical Records- Who’s Responsible & How to get Them Without Going Broke! Lance Montour, Esq. Jeff Scholnick, Esq. 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nurse Case Managers’ Role in the Workers’ Compensation World Jessica Arcoraci, Medical Case Manager Bobby Gordon, Esq. Lynn Oh, Esq. 4:30 p.m. Review & Closing Michael Steinhardt, Esq.