A comprehensive program with more than 6 hours of training on Illinois workers' compensation practice from experienced attorneys on both sides of each issue, along with insights from Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission officials.
This completely virtual training program offers 10 information-packed hours of CLE required by Illinois statute to serve as a child representative or GAL. If you are an experienced Child Rep or GAL, register for Day Two Only, which focuses on important updates and advanced skills.
Need help with tricky medical evidence issues in civil and work comp cases? This course will not only improve your understanding of basic anatomy and physiology and related medical terminology but will also teach you best practices for obtaining medical records, complying with HIPAA, taking doctors’ depositions and admitting medical evidence at trial. In addition, special focus will be given to the differences between evidentiary requirements in civil court and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.
Petitioners’ and Respondents’ attorneys discuss ethical issues that may arise in the representation of workers' compensation clients, including: medical communications; potential conflicts regarding respondent employer vs. respondent insurance company; physician-patient privilege; and the attorney-client relationship.
Learn how to order medical records using the Hi-Tech Act, what to do when your office receives medical records, and how to work with an expert to determine whether a meritorious cause of action exists. Originally presented as part of Developing & Admitting Medical Evidence, available in its entirety as P2004-20U.
Step-by-step instruction on laying foundations for common forms of evidence, with related demonstrations, including: self-authenticating documents; certified records; photographs; medical records and medical bills; summaries; accident diagrams; reconstruction testimony; accounting records; expert opinions; court documents; and models.
An orthopedic surgeon instructs on the common medical conditions involving the upper and lower extremities that you may encounter in your law practice, including basic anatomy, physiology, diagnosis, and prognosis issues and causal connection.