Brake to Moderate at Annual Alabama Work Comp Seminar

Shareholder Ryan Brake will moderate the 23rd Annual North Alabama Workers’ Compensation Seminar on October 25, 2018 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence, AL.  Shareholder Katy Beth Carr, also from the firm’s Florence, AL office, will speak on evaluating compensability and exposure in a workers’ compensation case.  The conference will provide up-to-date information on Alabama workers’ compensation issues and other training issues of interest to industry professionals.  The seminar is sponsored by the University of North Alabama Center for Learning and Professional Development.  The seminar agenda is listed below:

8:00 – 8:15:  Welcome and Introductions

8:15 – 9:15:  Pain Management without Opiates- Dr. Steven Howell, North Alabama Bone and Joint Clinic

9:15 – 10:15:  Aging Spine in the Workforce- Dr. Morris Seymour, The Spine Center at TOC

10:15- 10:30:  Break

10:30-11:00:  Update from the Department of Labor- Donald Harrison, Asst. General Counsel, Alabama Department of Labor

11:00 – 12:00:  Impact of Ergonomics on Preventing Injuries- Pamela Dearing and Dana Blake, D & D Case Management

12:00 – 1:00:  Lunch

1:00 – 2:00:  Back to Basics: Evaluating Compensability and Exposure in a Workers’ Comp Case- Katy Beth Carr, Carr Allison

2:00 – 3:00:  Tips From the Pros on Dealing with Local Workers- Panel: Fred Pearson (Freightcar America), Bethany Osborn, RN (Constellium), Teresa Maddox (City of Florence)

3:00 – 3:15:  Break

3:15 – 4:15:  Case Law Update- Ryan Brake, Carr Allison

4:15:  Conference Wrap-up and Presentation of Certificates

 

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