Earn up to 8.5 Hours MCLE Credit, Includes Legal Specialization
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8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Unfortunately, mass workplace violence is becoming a recurring event in society. As employers are beginning to train employees how to handle such events, it is exceedingly important that attorneys train and understand the differences in handling claims involving victims of mass violence. Our advanced litigation program begins with a sobering commentary on the realities of representing victims of mass violence from an accomplished applicant’s attorney, Alan Gurvey.
SPEAKER: Alan Gurvey – Rowen, Gurvey & Win
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
It is a simple legal question with an extraordinarily complex legal answer: Do crowd-sourced workers, such as Uber or Lyft drivers, classify as employees or independent contractors? As this issue continues to work its way through the legal system of multiple venues, cases have highlighted the tricky issues in analyzing this question. The impeccable Bill Armstrong will analyze whether a crowdsourced worker is an employee or independent contractor for purposes of workers’ compensation proceedings and the ramifications of such classifications.
SPEAKER: William Armstrong – Armstrong Law Firm
10:05 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
Whether you are new to comp or a seasoned pro, at some point in every litigator’s life, you have to explain the basics of comp to your client. In this panel, three master advocates, explain comp as they would presenting to employers and injured workers across the state in a series of community outreach events.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Accomplished litigator and sports law aficionado, Ray Correio, will present the most recent developments in California workers’ compensation sports law, focusing on cutting edge issues and cases.
SPEAKER: Raymond Correio – Pearlman, Brown, & Wax
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
The Honorable Judge Robert Rassp continues the afternoon session with one of great ongoing debates of workers’ compensation – how was Labor Code section 4662 (permanent total disability in accordance with the fact) affected, if at all, post SB-863. Judge Rassp will dissect this question with a plethora of case law, legislative history, and poignant commentary.
SPEAKER: Hon. Robert Rassp – DIR/DWC/WCHB, (Los Angeles District Office)
2:05 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
The workers’ compensation lien system is always on the move. Whether it’s an interesting new case, a change in law or regulation, or a newly stayed lien provider, lien litigation is constantly shifting. The ever-experience Judge Carero will provide the latest update on all the lien law that you need to know.
SPEAKER: Hon. William Carero (Oxnard District Office)
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
It’s here! The prescription drug formulary has finally arrived, but what exactly is the formulary? What was the process leading to its creation and how is it being used in practice. Dr. Meister will provide helpful insight into all of your formulary questions.
SPEAKER: Raymond Meister, M.D. – Medical Director, DWC Medical Unit
9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Immigration law can be a tricky area of crossover for workers’ compensation attorneys. When a client’s immigration status becomes an issue, it is imperative that the attorney know how to properly navigate a multitude of concerns. Topics addressed will include 132a litigation, temporary disability, psyche claims, and U visas among others.
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
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Please fill out this form and send to: Program Registrations, California Lawyers Association, 180 Howard Street, Suite 410, San Francisco, CA 94105. Email to: ProgramRegistrations@CAlawyers.org
In order to pre-register, your form and check, payable to California Lawyers Association, or credit card information, must be received by Friday, June 1.
• $375 Workers’ Compensation Section Members
• $470 Non-Section Members (includes enrollment in the Workers’ Compensation Section for 2018)
**Onsite registration fees are $425 for Section Members and $520 for Non-Section Members
Cancellations and requests for refunds must be received in writing no later than Friday, June 1 and are subject to a $50 service charge. Refunds will not be available after this date.
For registration information please call 415 795-7025. Telephone registrations will not be accepted. For information regarding the program please call 415-795-7199.
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Onsite registration will be on a space available basis. Call to confirm space availability
The California Lawyers Association and the Workers' Compensation Section are approved State Bar of California MCLE providers.