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Courtroom Medicine: Addressing Back and Hip Claims - AD102612

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Product consists of audio files and course materials for the "Courtroom Medicine: Addressing Back and Hip Claims" CLE, presented on October 26, 2012.  Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be available via a link that will be emailed to you immediately after payment. 

Please check your email. For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.

Courtroom Medicine: Addressing back and hip claims and the interplay between the two, including new technologies with case study analysis and procedure video

Presented by: Workers’ Compensation Section

About the Program:
The medical presenters will address the latest in medical treatment and technology as they relate to the hip and the lower back. They will present case studies and differing views and options relating to prognosis, diagnosis, and treatment. A radiologist will cover the diagnostic issues involved in these types of claims and the epidemiology of these injuries will be discussed at some length. The Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Commission will discuss the new protocols. This will be followed by a roundtable discussion including all of the medical doctors and members of the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission. 

Program Faculty:
Cori-Lynn S. Webber, Law Office of Cori-Lynn S. Webber LLC, Windsor
Lawrence F. Morizio, Cousins Desrosiers & Morizio PC, Stratford
Brian L. Smith, Sharp Shields & Smith, Rocky Hill

The Honorable John A. Mastropietro, Workers’ Compensation Commission Chair
The Honorable Christine L. Engel, Commissioner, Workers’ Compensation Commission
John M. Aversa, M.D., Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, Hamden
John M. Beiner, M.D., Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, New Haven
Joseph Gagliardi, M.D., Staff Radiologist, Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, New Haven
Diane Griffin, Physical Therapist, Manager STAR Physical Therapy
Jeffrey M. Klauser, M.D., Sports Medicine, Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, Shelton
Kenneth M. Kramer, M.D., Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, New Haven
Tassos C. Kyriakides, PhD, Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, New Haven
John Marino, M.D., Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, New Haven
Philip A. Minotti, M.D., Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, New Haven
Rakesh Patel, M.D., Pain Management Specialist, Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, New Haven

Program Schedule:
8:30 Introduction
8:40 Epidemiology of Acute and Chronic Hip/Spinal Problems
9:30 Imaging of Hip/Spine Injuries
10:30 Break
10:45 Lumbar Spine Injuries; Pre-existing and Chronic Conditions; How to Make Sense of It; Treatment; Getting the Claimant Back to Work
12:15 Lunch
1:15 Evaluation and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Hip Problems; Newest in Hip Surgery; Return to Work
2:45 Break
3:00 New Medical Protocols as They Apply to the Hip and Back
3:15 Roundtable with Five Case Study Analysis and participating Commissioners
4:30 Adjourn

Who Should Purchase:
Attorneys who want to understand and comprehend medical reports in their compensation, disability, or personal injury files. It will provide assistance with taking expert medical depositions on files with back and hip injuries.

This seminar is appropriate for both newly-admitted and experienced attorneys. 

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

CLE Credit: 7.0 Hours