In an effort to reduce transmission of COVID-19, the in-person and live webcast attendance options for this seminar has been canceled. Webcast Replays and CLE OnDemand options will still be available.
Insights from the pros
This annual half-day program brings together physicians, attorneys, and an administrative law judge to discuss common work-related injuries in depth. At the 25th Annual Advanced Worker’s Compensation Symposium, medical specialists will give an overview of conditions they diagnose and treat every day, including:
Injured joints: Learn the science behind stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapies. Discuss studies regarding the therapies’ effectiveness to accelerate the healing of tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. Get an update on the status of coverage for innovative orthobiologic joint treatments. Find out when joint replacement is appropriate and get an overview of the surgical process and standard recovery times.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Receive a general overview of the law on psychological injuries. Discuss medical causation, extent of the disability, and possible courses of treatment. Learn about proposed legislative changes to PTSD cases involving first responders.
Spine injuries: Learn how traumatic back injuries differ from occupational injuries. Understand the criteria for spine surgery. Look at factors used to assess permanent work restrictions and permanent partial disability.
Pair medical and legal perspectives
As each subject is presented, you’ll also gain valuable legal insights from experienced worker’s compensation attorneys and Administrative Law Judge Nancy L. Schneiders from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Pick up tips for:
- Presenting occupational injuries at a hearing
- Avoiding common legal hurdles in worker’s comp cases
Don’t miss the opportunity to better understand the mechanics and treatments of common occupational injuries, so you can manage your next claim.