Successfully handling a workers' compensation claim requires an in-depth knowledge of useful hearing strategies and an understanding of medical issues amongst other things. Other tricky issues, such as Medicare set-asides and occupational diseases, complicate things even more. This extended overview will explore the comprehensive nature of a workers' compensation claim from start to finish and provide you with the knowledge you need to improve the outcomes of your workers' compensation cases. Order today!
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HON. KARLA BORESI is an Administrative Law Judge in the St. Louis Area. Judge Boresi earned her B.S. and J.D. degrees from St. Louis University.
MARK A. CORDES is an associate with Brown & Brown, LLP, where he has represented injured employees in workers’ compensation claims for the last eight years. Prior to joining Brown & Brown, LLP, he spent sixteen years at Moser & Marsalek, P.C., where he defended employers, insurers and third party administrators in workers' compensation claims. Mr. Cordes earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his law degree from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. He is a member of the Missouri, Illinois and Virginia state bars.
MARIA W. DAUGHERTY is an attorney with the law firm of Evans & Dixon, L.L.C. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Daugherty served the state of Missouri as an assistant attorney general defending the state’s Second Injury Fund which provides workers' compensation benefits to injured workers with multiple injuries over the course of their working lives. Her practice with the firm is focused on the defense of employers against claims for workers' compensation benefits. Ms. Daugherty also has experience handling municipal, state, and federal criminal misdemeanors and felonies throughout the eastern half of the state of Missouri. She earned her B.A. and J.D. degrees from St. Louis University.
THOMAS J. GREGORY is an attorney with the law firm of Mogab & Hughes Attorneys, P.C. He handles a broad range of cases including workers’ compensation-on the job injuries, personal injury and Social Security disability. Mr. Gregory has handled over 500 Social Security disability hearings, over 400 workers’ compensation trials, over 30 jury trials, and has argued over 40 cases before the Missouri Court of Appeals and Missouri Supreme Court. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Missouri and his J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law of Samford University.
BRANDY L. JOHNSON is an attorney with the law firm of Feirich/Mager/Green/Ryan, in Carbondale, Illinois. She concentrates her practice in workers' compensation and employment law, with experience in the areas of tort litigation, including premises liability, personal injury, appellate practice, insurance law, and medical malpractice. Ms. Johnson has published articles in the Journal of Legal Medicine, the Journal of Health Law, the Oncology Hematology Clinics of North America Health Law and Policy, the Encyclopedia of Women's Health, the Encyclopedia of Public Health and Aging, the Missouri Medical Law Report, the Encyclopedia of Immigrant Health, and most recently, Forensic Epidemiology in the Global Context. She has authored appellate briefs in appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Missouri Supreme Court, Missouri Court of Appeals for the Southern and Eastern districts of Missouri, and the Illinois Court of Appeals for the Fifth District. Ms. Johnson is admitted to practice law in Missouri and Illinois; and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. She earned her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University and her Juris Doctorate degree, magna cum laude, from Southern Illinois University School of Law.
WILLIAM LEMP is a partner at Lemp & Murphy, P.C. He has focuses his practice on defense of workers’ compensation claims in Missouri and Illinois. He has settled thousands of claims and has tried hundreds of others. In addition to trial work, Mr. Lemp has led appeals through both the Illinois Court of Appeals and the Missouri Court of Appeals. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his J.D. degree from St. Louis University Law School. Mr. Lemp belongs to the Illinois State Bar Association, The Missouri Bar and Missouri Self-Insured Association. He has been a frequent presenter/speaker at continuing legal education seminars involving both Illinois and Missouri workers' compensation claims.
DR. NATHAN A. MALL is a leader in sports medicine and advanced shoulder and knee surgery at The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis. Dr. Mall is diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 7/24/2014 (Board Certified in orthopedic surgery) and certified independent medical examiner (CIME) 4/28/2015 Board Certified, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his M.D. degree from Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Mall is a member of the Health Policy Committee, AANA, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the International Cartilage Repair Society-Junior Member, the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society, the Missouri State Orthopaedic Association, the St. Louis Orthopaedic Society, and the Duke Medical Alumni Association.
JAGADEESH B. MANDAVA is a member of the law firm of Hammond & Shinners, P.C. He focuses in the areas of workers' compensation, estate planning and probate. Before joining the firm in 2003, Mr. Mandava served as assistant attorney general and deputy unit chief for the Missouri Attorney General's Office. He also previously served as a law clerk for Monsanto and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Mandava worked in both business and academic settings. His research was published in biochemistry and cell biology. In addition to his practice, Mr. Mandava teaches seminars for various organizations, including National Business Institute, Kids' Chance of Missouri, and union clients. He earned his B.S. degree, his B.A. degree, and his J.D. degree from St. Louis University. Mr. Mandava is admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois. He is also a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL), The Missouri Bar, the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA), and Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG).
DARIN SORRELL is an attorney with the law firm of Sorrell & Traube. He practices in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury. Mr. Sorrell has also served as a mediator in cases involving labor management disputes and services contracts. He earned his B.A. degree from Maryville University and his J.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Law. Mr. Sorrell is a member of The Missouri Bar, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.
JENNIFER S. WALSH is an attorney with the law firm of Brown & Crouppen, P.C., in St. Louis. She worked for the Missouri State Public Defender from 1998-2003, primarily in the appellate/post-conviction relief unit. From 2003 through 2008, she worked for the Office of the State Appellate Defender in Springfield, Illinois. Ms. Walsh joined the business development team of Brown & Crouppen, P.C. in 2008. She screens new injury claims; helped develop intake guidelines for new attorneys; meets with clients in the firm’s satellite offices; produces two shows a week for local news media; and takes after-hours calls. Ms. Walsh also helped the firm implement its remote work program, which allows many employees to work from home. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University and her J.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Law.