Handling the Traumatic Brain Injury Case



Details

This is a comprehensive seminar featuring top-tier doctors and attorneys that handle patients/clients with Traumatic Brain Injury. Every attorney handling a Brain Injury case needs to attend.

8:00-8:30am

 

Registration

 

8:30-9:15am

 

Medical Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury:  Recognition and Treatment of Mild and Moderate TBI. 

Dr. Danielle Erb, MD, Medical Director of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center (BIRC)

 

9:15-10:00am

Concussion Are TBI's and Can Be Serious: Medical Discoveries on TBI's and Sports Concussions. 

Dr. James Chesnutt, MD, Director - OHSU Sports Medicine

 

10:00-10:15am

 

Break

 

10:15-11:15am

Neurological Assessment and Treatment of Mild TBI

Dr. Muriel Lezak, PhD - Emeritus Professor of Neurology at OHSU, Author of Neuropsychological Assessment-a text widely accepted as the standard in the field, BIAOR member.

 

11:15am-12:00pm

The Cost of TBI - Life Care Planning and Rehabilitation.

Michele Nielsen, RN, MA, CCM, CRC, COHN-S, CPDM, CLCP, Medical Vocational Planning (MVP)

 

12:00-12:15pm

 

Break

 

12:15-12:45pm

Box Lunch and Presentation: Social Security Disability for Clients with Mild TBI.

Cheryl Coon, JD, Portland Attorney, OTLA Guardian of Civil Justice, Co-Chair of the OTLA Social Security/Disability Section, Board Member of the Oregon Bar Disability Section, Past Board Member of BIAOR  

 

12:45-1:00pm

 

Break

 

1:00-1:30pm

Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries:  Why our Clients need Our Help and How We Need to Properly Evaluate, Understand, and Develop Their Cases.

Kevin Coluccio, JD, Seattle Attorney, WSAJ Eagle Member, OTLA Member, Professional Member of the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington

 

1:30-2:00pm

Proving Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children.

William A. Barton, JD, Newport Attorney, OTLA Guardian of Civil Justice, Past President American Board of Trial Advocates- Oregon Chapter, Past President Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Oregon State Delegate of the American Bar Association

 

2:00-2:30pm

How Insurance Companies Challenge and Deny Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases.

Steve J. Angles, JD; Melissa D. Carter, JD; and Arthur D. Leritz, JD; Seattle Attorneys, WSAJ Eagle Members, Professional Members of the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington, Former Senior Trial Attorneys for Insurance Companies

 

2:30-3:00pm

Special Needs Trusts and Medicare Set Asides for Clients with Traumatic Brian Injuries.

Tim Nay, JD, MA, MSW, Portland Attorney, founding president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Advisory Board member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP)

 

3:00-3:15

 

Break

 

3:15-4:00

Telling the Story of Human Damages in a Traumatic Brain Injury Case: Winning by Telling and Showing Damages.

Richard H. Adler, JD, Seattle Attorney, WSAJ Eagle Member, Past President and Current Chairman of the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington

 

4:00-4:30

How to Go from Newly Minted Attorney to a Formidable Advocate for a Client with a Traumatic Brian Injury.

Lauren E. Adler, JD, and Jacob W. Gent, JD, Seattle Attorneys, WSAJ Eagle Members, Professional Members of Brain Injury Alliance of Washington

 

4:30-5:00

Deposing and Cross Examining Medical & Neuropsychological Experts in a TBI Case.

Aaron DeShaw, JD, DC, OTLA Guardian of Civil Justice, Board Member of BIAOR, Member of the AAJ Brain Injury Litigation Group

 

 

Location

DoubleTree by Hilton, Lloyd Center

1000 NE Multnomah St

Portland, OR 97232