Tips for Investigating Complex Injuries, Preparing for Hearings, and Proving Causation
Explore workers' compensation claims at an advanced level! This program provides you with techniques for tackling complicated challenges that often pop up in claims, including pointers for doctor depositions, tips for minimizing and maximizing settlements, tactics for handling Workers' Comp Medicare Set-Asides, and more. Gain insights from seasoned attorneys - register today!
Analyze the juncture of workers' comp and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Develop strategies for taking - and defending - expert witness depositions.
Uncover practical guidance for dealing with intricate medical issues in claims.
Examine tactics for minimizing and maximizing settlements.
Discover essential guidelines for handling Medicare Set-Asides.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys. Insurance claim/risk managers, workers' compensation administrators, and paralegals may also benefit.
The Intersection of COVID-19 and Workers' Compensation
Expert Witness and Doctor Deposition Strategies - Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives
What's Your Story? Perfecting Narrative When Causation is Highly Contested
Medical Issues in Complex Workers' Compensation Claims
Techniques for Maximizing (and Minimizing) Settlements
RICHARD R. BUDNEY JR. is a partner in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania law firm of Mulvey-Budney Law, P.C. His current practice is concentrated in advising and representing individuals in estate planning and probate matters. In addition, he represents claimants in all aspects of plaintiff litigation with emphasis in Social Security disability, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, and personal injury. Mr. Budney earned his B.A. degree in economics from La Salle University and his J.D. degree from Widener University School of Law. He has also received an estate planning certification from Temple University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
SEAN ANTONE HUNT is the owner of the Memphis boutique commercial defense law firm, The Hunt Law Firm, where the two-person law firm brings a unique team format to in-house counsel and business clients for their litigation needs. He practices in the areas of Section 1983 litigation, construction litigation, products liability, personal injury, workers' compensation, and insurance defense. Recently, Mr. Hunt has become a Rule 31 trained mediator as well. He is a member of the American, Tennessee, Memphis, and National (Ben F. Jones Chapter) bar associations; the State Bar of Georgia; and The Mississippi Bar. Mr. Hunt is licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Georgia and Mississippi. His firm provides defense for clients all over the state of Tennessee and parts of Mississippi and Georgia. He is currently the chair of the Memphis Bar Association's Technology Section, a member of the Memphis Bar Association's Communications Committee, where he writes the technology column and various other articles for the Memphis Lawyer Magazine. Mr. Hunt earned his B.S. degree, in civil engineering, from Tennessee State University and his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School.
BILLIE-MARIE MORRISON is an attorney with Craig P. Kenny & Associates, manages the work comp department and is certified by the State Bar of Nevada as a Specialist in the area of Workers' Compensation. She clerked twice on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Jonnie B. Rawlinson, and interned twice- once for the United State District Court, Nevada and once on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The majority of her practice is in the area of workers' compensation, along with personal injury, products liability and mass torts. Ms. Morrison has been featured on national television and radio programs, as well as in numerous newspaper articles for her work representing injured persons and her work with volunteer work with Women's Heart. She has taught workers' compensation law at the William S. Boyd School of Law and Administration Law at the College of Southern Nevada. Ms. Morrison has also published papers and spoken on a variety of topics, primarily in the area of workers' compensation, litigation practices and ethics. She is a member of the Nevada Justice Association (NJA) (chair, Workers' Compensation Committee; past member, Board of Governors). Ms. Morrison is also a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and served as the AAJ workers' compensation newsletter editor. Additionally, she is a former Board member of Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) and continues to be an active member, is a member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association (STLA), Clark County Bar Association, Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys (SNAWA) (former board member). Ms. Morrison also serves the State Bar of Nevada as a mentor in the Transition in to Practice (TIP) program. She was also awarded the prestigious Top 100 Workers' Compensation Lawyers in the United States many times, Super Lawyers Rising Stars/Mountain States and Top Lawyers in Nevada. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada, as well as in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Ms. Morrison earned her B.A. degree from Western Colorado University and her M.B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
PAUL A. PAUCIULO is a partner with Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP, where he practices in the areas of workers' compensation and litigation matters. Mr. Pauciulo received his B.S. degree from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law. He is an active member in the Philadelphia Bar Association. Mr. Pauciulo is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania; New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.
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