Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
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You know the law to a tee, but when it comes to the medical aspects of injuries and treatment, are you at a loss? Don't miss this opportunity to augment your legal knowledge with an anatomy primer straight from the medical professionals themselves. Focusing on the body parts that bring the most injury claims each year, we'll examine each part's anatomy, common injuries sustained, what to look for in medical records and diagnostic test results, and common treatment options. You'll be surprised at the added insight you'll gain on injury cases. Order today!
including - Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 7.0 credit hours. 7.0 hours can be applied to the areas of professional practice requirement and is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
DR. PETER BLUMENTHAL M.D. is an occupational physician with training in pharmaco-logy and toxicology and clinical experience in trauma, working at IMX Medical Management Services, Inc. Dr. Blumenthal learned to understand illnesses caused by toxic exposure during fellowship training in clinical pharmacology and toxicology. He learned injury management during 12,000 hours as an emergency physician. Therefore, Dr. Blumenthal is versed in both prevention and care of work related injuries and illnesses. Since 1993, he has conducted over 35,000 independent medical exams, including long term disability assessments. Dr. Blumenthal is a diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine as well as a diplomate of the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (CIME). He is a Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO). Dr. Blumenthal earned his M.D. degree and Dr. med. degree in Bonn, Germany; trained in clinical pharmacology at Tulane; in clinical pharmaco-kinetics at the State University of New York at Buffalo; and earned his M.P.H. (Master of Public Health) degree at Rutgers. He has maintained an academic affiliation as clinical assistant professor of medicine at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Blumenthal has served locally as president of the Essex County Medical Society in 2003-2004 where he still chairs the Medical - Legal Liaison Committee, regionally as Treasurer of the Medical Society of New Jersey, and nationally as Speaker of the House of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in 2004-2005.
DR. JEFFREY R. CHORNEY is the assistant medical director with New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company. He is a board certified and licensed physician with clinical experience in general, vascular, and laparoscopic surgery; occupational medicine; urgent care; and administrative medicine. Dr. Chorney is licensed and certified with Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Surgery (MOC), Medical Review Officer (MROCC), and the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (CIME). He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Chorney's education and medical training consists of his chief residency, residency, and internship-general surgery with the Graduate Hospital/University of Pennsylvania, and Doctor of Medicine from the University of Kansas.
DR. DAVID COOPER owns and operates The Knee Center, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and the Jefferson Orthopedic residency, where he worked closely with Dr. Phil Marone, the Philadelphia Phillies team orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Cooper assisted in the care and surgery of several professional ball players. He also was the house physician at Veterans Stadium for many years. Dr. Cooper is the attending orthopedic surgeon for the NASCAR races at Pocono International Raceway. He entered private practice as a general orthopedic surgeon in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. For four years, Dr. Cooper performed all types of orthopedic surgery; including neck and low back laminectomies and fusions, along with extensive open and closed fracture care. In 1980, he was recruited by Geisinger to open the orthopedic department at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, where he was one of the first orthopedic surgeons in the valley to introduce knee replacements and arthroscopic surgery. In 1981, Dr. Cooper opened The Knee Center in Wilkes-Barre, to further specialize in the care and treatment of knee and lower extremity disorders. He has personally performed more than 6000 arthroscopic surgeries, ligament repairs and knee replacements. In terms of actually performing surgeries, as opposed to having interns and residents handle the cases, Dr. Cooper is one of the most experienced knee surgeons in the world, as well as being board-certified for life by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, the highest honor that any medical specialist practicing in the U.S. can obtain. As a sought after speaker by many national organizations, he has spoken at the national conferences of the American Bar Association and the Risk Insurance Management Society national meetings in New Orleans and Atlanta. Dr. Cooper is an adjunct professor at Binghamton University and Kings University. He is also a frequent guest lecturer at Binghamton University, Kings University and the University of Scranton.
ROBERT J. FOSTER is a partner in the law firm of Reger Rizzo & Darnall LLP, where he practices in the areas of litigation, including complex personal injury, employment disputes, insurance contract litigation, insurance defense liability, subrogation, general liability, estate, business and appellate work. He is an adjunct professor at Temple University, where he has twice received the Adjunct Teaching Award for Excellence in the Classroom. Mr. Foster has been a frequent speaker and online moderator on advanced issues in legal technology, trial practices, bad faith litigation, and legal research and writing. Mr. Foster has also hosted and provided materials for judicial forums on litigation. He earned his B.A. degree, with distinction and honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.
DR. ANDREA SANDERS is a licensed neuropsychologist in New Jersey at the private practice of David M. Mahalick, Ph.D., ABPN. She specializes in traumatic brain injury. She completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology in a private practice in northern New Jersey. Dr. Sanders’ pre-doctoral internship was completed at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey. She earned her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she dissertation focused on malingering amongst college students seeking accommodations for learning disabilities. Dr. Sanders earned her B.A. degree in psychology from University of Virginia.