Tips for Investigating Claims, Preparing Witnesses, and Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
Whether you're on the side of the plaintiff or the defense, litigating a workers' comp case requires a vast amount of knowledge and skill. This program provides you with techniques for presenting evidence, handling issues with multi-jurisdictional claims, tips for using experts, and much more. Register today!
Discover tactics for collecting evidence and investigating claims.
Develop mediation, settlement, and negotiation strategies.
Unearth new discovery techniques.
Uncover practical guidance for conducting depositions.
Examine legal best practices for hearings.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys. Workers' compensation administrators and paralegals may also benefit.
Tactics for Investigating the Claim and Collecting Evidence
Negotiation, Settlement, and Mediation Strategies You Need to Know
Preparing for and Conducting Depositions: Legal Essentials and Common Challenges
Hearings: Best Practices and Practical Techniques for Presenting Evidence
Handling Multi-Jurisdictional Workers' Comp Claims: What You Must Know
VICTOR AQEEL is an attorney at Schwab & Gasparini with a background in workers' compensation, personal injury defense, general litigation and municipal law. He received his B.A. degree from Fordham University and his J.D. degree from Pace University School of Law. Mr. Aqeel is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and United States District courts of the Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York. Prior to joining the firm, he was the Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Poughkeepsie, New York, for approximately five years. There, Mr. Aqeel zealously represented the City's interests in various matters, including defense of civil litigation claims and suits for personal injuries and property damage.
JAMMIE N. JACKSON is an attorney with Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC, where she devotes her practice to representing injured workers, however, over the course of her career she has represented many employers and insurance companies. Ms. Jackson is admitted to practice with the New Jersey State Bar Association and Virginia State Bar, as well as the Pennsylvania Bar Association. She is a member of the Camden County and Gloucester County bar associations. Ms. Jackson earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Longwood College and her J.D. degree from the College of William and Mary School of Law.
WARREN J. ROTH is a partner at Roth Law Group PLLC. Mr. Roth has practiced in the areas of workers' compensation, social security disability and negligence litigation for over 25 years. Mr. Roth has represented the interests of those people who protect us all. These people are primarily municipal workers such as police officers, fire fighters, corrections officers, union workers, teachers, as well as those who go to work every day to support themselves and their families. He received his B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Albany and his J.D. degree from Pace University Law School. Mr. Roth is admitted to practice in Connecticut, before the New York and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
BRIAN RUSSELL is a supervising attorney with Schwab & Gasparini working in their White Plains office. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the George Washington University Law School. Mr. Russell has also studied International Human Rights Law at Oxford University. He is currently admitted to practice law in New York and the United States District Court. Mr. Russell's role at SG is focused on workers' compensation, and public sector labor and municipal employee benefits group. He has participated in thousands of hearings before the New York Workers' Compensation Board, and now exclusively focuses his practice on municipal workplace accidents, deaths, and occupational diseases. Mr. Russell is responsible for not only representing clients in this practice, but also serving as a liaison and coordinator with the public sector labor unions.
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