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AD030609 The State of the State in Workers' Compensation

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Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.

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.

The State of the State in Workers’ Compensation: Dealing with SIF, AAGs, and GAB Robins

Presented by: Workers’ Compensation Section

Young Lawyers Section

About the Program:

There are a multitude of issues every practitioner or claims handler faces when dealing with a State of Connecticut case, whether dealing with the Second Injury Fund (SIF), Office of the Attorney General, or GAB Robins. Faculty will address legal and practical issues of State cases. Presenters will provide current statutory and case law, as well as tips and “insider information” on dealing with the State and the Office of the Attorney General. 

Faculty and Speakers:
Program Co-chairs:
Mark D. Leighton, Leighton Katz & Drapeau, Rockville
Maribeth McGloin, Maher Williams, Fairfield

Scott A. Carta, Leighton Katz & Drapeau, Rockville
Andrew J. Morrissey, Morrissey Morrissey & Mooney LLC, Naugatuck
Sarah Posner, Assistant Attorney General, State of Connecticut
Philip M. Schulz, Assistant Attorney General, State of Connecticut
Richard Sinclair, Ph.D., GAB Robins of North America, East Hartford
Lucas D. Strunk, Pomeranz Drayton & Stabnick LLC, Glastonbury
Lisa G. Weiss, Assistant Attorney General, State of Connecticut
Henry J. Zaccardi, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford

Program Schedule:
8:30 SIF: History, Changes, and Role of the AAG
8:50 Independent Contractor vs. Employee
9:30 No Insurance, Now What?
10:00 Concurrent Employment—So You Want More?
10:15 Principal Employer—Who Can You Recover From?
11:00 Break
11:15 COLAs and Repetitive Trauma Reimbursement: What Can You Get from the State?
11:45 Hazardous Duty (§ 5-142): Get All You Can
12:30 Handling State Employee Cases: Peculiar Issues and the Informal Hearing from the Hearing Rep.’s Perspective

Who Should Purchase:
Attorneys and claims representatives who have any dealings or reimbursement issues with the Second Injury Fund, Office of the Attorney General, or represent state employees in the Workers’ Compensation Commission.

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

CLE Credit: 4.5 Hours