WORKERS’ COMPENSATION A TO Z WEBCAST SERIES
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Workers’ Compensation A to Z Webcast Series

In this “A to Z” series, our expert faculty will teach you how to practice in the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation system. Walk step-by-step through the process of representing a petitioner or defendant and hear valuable insights and tips from experienced practitioners and Judges from the Office of Administrative Hearings.

ADDED BENEFIT: All series purchasers will receive a free 1-year subscription to the LinkedLaw edition of Minnesota CLE’s Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Deskbook.

Times listed are Central Time.

Friday, July 8, 2022
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Arising Out Of and In the Course of Employment

The phrase “arising out of and in the course of employment” appears deceptively simple. However, the amount of litigation that has taken place over these words leaves no doubt that their meaning and application are anything but simple. This presentation will provide a critical examination of how Minnesota courts interpret the two requirements. 
– Judge N. Amee Pham; Office of Administrative Hearings
– Jennifer M. Fitzgerald; Baehman Law


Monday, July 11, 2022
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Compensable Injuries and Covered Employees
This presentation begins the process of parsing out the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act by analyzing the elements of a compensable injury. Specifically, the presenters will focus on various types of personal injuries, occupational diseases, employment situations, worker classifications, and questions of jurisdiction.
– Judge David M. Bateson; Office of Administrative Hearings
– Joshua M. Steinbrecher; Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff, Johnson, Lane & Feenstra, P.A.


Wednesday, July 20, 2022
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Understanding Medical and Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits
In this presentation, Tom Atkinson explains the medical treatment standards and the managed health care system and discusses current issues in vocational rehabilitation.
– Thomas A. Atkinson; Atkinson Gerber Law Office


Wednesday, July 20, 2022
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Strategies for Dealing with Intervenors
An effective workers’ compensation practice – whether from a petitioner’s or employer’s perspective – requires a detailed and comprehensive strategy for handling intervention claims. The pitfalls to overlooking this part of a claim can often be significant. Join Todd Thun and Steve Ward for valuable explanations and insights that will aid in implementing an effective intervenor strategy for your practice.
– Stephen P. Ward; Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff, Johnson, Lane & Feenstra, P.A.
– Todd J. Thun; Thun Law Office


Wednesday, July 20, 2022
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Attorney Fees
Join Judge Daly and Judge Murillo for a discussion of the various types of attorney fees that can be recovered, procedures that practitioners have to follow to obtain approval of those fees, and what to expect at an attorney fee hearing.
– Judge Stephen R. Daly; Office of Administrative Hearings
– Judge Elisa Murillo; Office of Administrative Hearings


Wednesday, July 27, 2022
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Taking Depositions and Working with Medical Experts
Independent medical examinations and employee depositions are commonplace in workers’ compensation litigation, and both are critical elements of any case. Hear from two highly-skilled workers’ compensation practitioners about how to effectively prepare your case and your client for these situations.
– Natalie K. Lund; Aafedt, Forde, Gray, Monson & Hager, P.A.
– Jerry Sisk; Mottaz & Sisk Injury Law


Thursday, July 28, 2022
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: The Top 10 Cases Every Workers’ Compensation Attorney Needs to Know
A review of the ten most important cases in workers’ compensation law that every practicing attorney should know. A lively discussion about how these significant decisions continue to affect compensability determinations, practice and procedure, and case value. This presentation will be helpful for the most seasoned attorney or the new lawyer.
– Amanda M. Furth; Osterbauer Law Firm
– Katie H. Storms; Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson, P.A.


Thursday, July 28, 2022
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: How to Handle a Workers’ Compensation Case from Beginning to End
Join two experienced work comp lawyers as they walk through a hypothetical case, describing how they would proceed for their clients. Judge Kirsten Marshall will convey what is expected of practitioners at settlement conferences, pretrials, hearings and stipulation status conferences. 

  • Pretrial Practice and Administrative Conferences
    Organizing case information; obtaining medical records; choosing the right doctors and chiropractors; obtaining medical opinions; deposing the doctor; using the permanency schedules; dealing with a QRC; presenting findings at administrative conferences.
  • Settlements
    Judging the value of your case; dealing with opposing counsel; settlement tools, including mediation; documenting the settlement; stipulation status conferences.
  • The Hearing
    Preparing for the trial; choosing the order of presentation; governing rules at trial; examining and cross examining doctors and chiropractors; intervention claims; making the argument.
  • The Appeal
    Choosing when to appeal and preserving the record for appeal.

– Judge Kirsten Marshall; Office of Administrative Hearings
– Lorrie L. Bescheinen; Fishman, Carp, Bescheinen & Van Berkom
– James Schaps; Schaps Mediation Services, LLC


Friday, July 29, 2022
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Getting the Most Out of Mediation
Learn how to prepare a client and manage expectations, explore creative approaches to mediated agreements, how to bridge gaps in offers/counteroffers, and what kinds of information mediators want from counsel.
– Judge Kenneth Kimber; Office of Administrative Hearings
– Judge James Kohl; Office of Administrative Hearings

$295

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This package provides 10.0 total CLE credits. Credits should be reported individually for each webcast attended, not the package as a whole.

Minnesota CLE has applied to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for the standard, ethics, and elimination of bias CLE credits as listed below. Application has been made to the Minnesota State Bar Association for any "specialist" credits and to the Supreme Court ADR Program for any continuing education in ADR credits.

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Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Arising Out Of and In the Course of Employment
1.0 standard CLE credit

Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Compensable Injuries and Covered Employees
1.0 standard CLE credit

Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Understanding Medical and Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits
1.0 standard CLE credit

Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Strategies for Dealing with Intervenors
1.0 standard CLE credit

Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Attorney Fees
1.0 standard CLE credit

Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Taking Depositions and Working with Medical Experts
1.0 standard CLE credit

Workers’ Compensation A to Z: The Top 10 Cases Every Workers’ Compensation Attorney Needs to Know
1.0 standard CLE credit

Workers’ Compensation A to Z: How to Handle a Workers’ Compensation Case from Beginning to End
2.0 standard CLE credits

Workers’ Compensation A to Z: Getting the Most Out of Mediation
1.0 standard CLE credit

STANDARD PRICE
$295.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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