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.
Understand common issues regarding foundation for and admissibility of medical records, medical bills, doctor’s testimony and opinions. Learn how to get controversial evidence admitted (or object to some).
Learn about the top tips you need to remember when taking or defending a doctor’s deposition from both the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s perspective. Walk through parts of actual deposition transcripts to see how those best practices are successfully implemented.
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.
Learn about identifying, addressing and resolving issues involving electronic health records in litigation. This includes obtaining records, discovery complications, ensuring record authenticity and provider knowledge of printed reports.
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.