John Dreiser to Present at Workers’ Compensation Seminar

On Thursday, June 4, 2015, John Dreiser will be a faculty member for “Handling the Workers’ Compensation Case from Start to Finish” for National Business Institute (NBI).  This six hour seminar (CLE 6.0 includes 1.0 hour of ethics) will be held at the Holiday Inn Knoxville West at Cedar Bluff.

  1. OVERVIEW OF LAWS AND CONCEPTS  9:00 – 10:00, Written by Elaine M. Youngblood. Presented by Sean Antone Hunt and Stephen F. Libby in Memphis, Elaine M. Youngblood in Nashville, and Loring Justice in Knoxville.
    1. State and Federal Workers’ Compensation Laws
      1. Scope of Employer Liability
      2. Who is Covered? – Employees, Independent Contractors, Subcontractors
      3. Compensability? – Injuries and Occupational Diseases
      4. Affirmative Defenses
      5. Extraterritorial Application of State Laws
      6. Non-Occupational Disability Benefit Laws
    2. Types of Benefits and Claims
    3. Statute and Case Law Update
    4. Recovery from Third Parties
  2. PREPARING YOUR CASE: PROCEDURES FOR CLAIMANT AND DEFENDANT 10:15 – 11:15, Written by Sean Antone Hunt. Presented by Sean Antone Hunt and Stephen F. Libby in Memphis, Elaine M. Youngblood in Nashville, and Loring Justice in Knoxville. 
    1. Claimant’s Attorney: Intake, Investigation and Case Preparation
    2. Defendants’ Attorney: Receipt of the File, Investigation and Case Preparation
  3. MEDICAL ISSUES DURING THE CLAIM 11:15 – 12:00, Written by Richard Baker. Presented by Sean Antone Hunt and Mark A. Lambert in Memphis, B. Duane Willis in Nashville, and Richard Baker in Knoxville.
    1. Medical Discovery Issues
    2. Choice of Doctor
    3. Second Medical Opinions
    4. Medical Evaluation Issues and IMEs
    5. Vocational Rehabilitation and Functional Capacity Evaluations
  4. SETTLEMENT OPTIONS (INCLUDING MSA CONSIDERATIONS) 1:00 – 1:45, Written by B. Duane Willis. Presented by Sean Antone Hunt and Mark A. Lambert in Memphis, B. Duane Willis in Nashville, and John P. Dreiser in Knoxville.
    1. Mediation Strategy
    2. Liens
    3. Medicare Set Aside (MSA) Considerations and Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSPA) Requirements
    4. Determining the Value of the Claim
  5. HEARINGS: PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE 1:45 – 2:30, Written by John P. Dreiser. Presented by Sean Antone Hunt and Mark A. Lambert in Memphis, Stephan D. Karr and Julie Reasonover in Nashville, and John P. Dreiser in Knoxville.
  6. ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS 2:45 – 3:45, Written by Stephan D. Karr and Julie Reasonover. Presented by Sean Antone Hunt and Stephen F. Libby in Memphis, Stephan D. Karr and Julie Reasonover in Nashville, and Loring Justice in Knoxville.
    1. Rules of Professional Conduct
    2. Communication with Other Parties
    3. Attorneys’ Fees
    4. Lawyer Liability
  7. TENNESSEE TORT RETALIATORY DISCHARGE FOR FILING A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM 3:45 – 4:30, Written by Jeff Weintraub. Presented by Jeff Weintraub in Memphis, Marcia McShane in Nashville, and Richard Baker in Knoxville.

For more information or to register, please go to NBI’s website.

If you need more information about a Social Security Disability/SSI matter, personal injury matter (car wreck, boating accident, slip and fall, etc.), EEOICPA claim, long or short-term disability, VA disability, Railroad Retirement Board disability, or a workers compensation matter, please contact the Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser for a free case evaluation.  We can be reached at (865) 584-1211 or (800) 806-4611, through Facebook, or through our website.  Our office handles claims throughout East Tennessee, including Knoxville, ChattanoogaKingsport, Bristol, Johnson City, Morristown, Maryville, Rogersville, Dandridge, Tazewell, New Tazewell, Jefferson City, Strawberry Plains, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Loudon, Kingston, Halls, Maynardville, Crossville, Cookeville, Jamestown, Sweetwater, Lenoir City, Athens, Oak Ridge, Clinton, LaFollette, Lake City, Jacksboro, Bean Station, Cosby, Newport, White Pine, Mosheim, Wartburg, Sunbright, Pigeon Forge, Greeneville, Harriman, Dayton, Spring City, and Deer Lodge.

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About farmerdreiser

Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, The Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser provide comprehensive representation to injured victims throughout eastern Tennessee in personal injury, Social Security disability, and workers' compensation cases.
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