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2016 Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar
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When: Friday, November 4, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Courtyard Marriott
3730 Raynor Pkwy
Bellevue, Nebraska  68123
United States

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MCLE Accreditation
*Nebraska MCLE #129438. 1 CLE ethics hour. (Regular/live) (Ethics hour at 3:30 pm)
*Nebraska MCLE #129357. 6.25 CLE hours, including 1 hour ethics. (Regular/live) (Excluding ethics hour at 3:30 pm)
*Nebraska MCLE #129355. 7.25 CLE hours, including 2 hours ethics. (Distance learning)
*Only 5 distance learning CLE hours may be claimed per year for Nebraska.*
Iowa MCLE #244813. 7.25 CLE hours, including 2 hours ethics. (Regular/live)
Iowa MCLE #244812. 7.25 CLE hours, including 2 hours ethics. (Distance learning)
**Webinars are conducted via the GoToMeeting platform.  Click here for system requirements.


Registration Fees
$325 - NSBA dues-paying member
$420 - Regular registration
$10 - Law student
$45 - Only  the ethics presentation at 3:30 pm at the Courtyard Marriott Bellevue. *Nebraska MCLE #129438. 1 CLE ethics hour.

Optional Fees
$45 - I am attending the seminar & want printed materials (cost is additional to registration fee)

8:00 am     Workers’ Compensation 101 (Optional)
Dallas Jones, Baylor Evnen Curtiss Grimit & Witt, Lincoln

9:00 am     Medicare Secondary Payer Update
Robert Sagrillo, President and Chief Legal Officer, NuQuest

9:30 am     Current Trends and Issues in Vocational Rehabilitation
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Jack Greene, Michael McKeeman, Patricia Reilly, and Karen Stricklett

10:00 am    Break

10:15 am    Helpful Insights Regarding Settlements and Misc. Issues
Laura Plicanic, Staff Attorney, Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court

10:45 am    Section 118 Subrogation Hearings
Ron Brown, Brown & Theis, Omaha

11:10 am    Loss of Earning Capacity Timing in Occupational Disease Cases
Monte Neilan, Javoronok & Neilan, Scottsbluff

11:35 am    Future Medical Issues
Dan Fix, Fix Law Office, Lincoln

12:00 pm    Lunch (included with your registration)
12:45 pm    Risky Business: Understanding the Court’s Interpretation of Neutral, Personal and
Employment Risks

Paul Barta, Baylor Evnen Curtiss Grimit & Witt, Lincoln

1:15 pm      Lost in Translation: Attorneys’ Ethical Duties to Non-English-Speaking Clients and the Use of Interpreters
Nebraska State Certified Court Interpreter Dale Taylor

2:15 pm      View from the Bench

2:45 pm      Break

3:00 pm      Case Law Update
Abigail Wenninghoff, Larson, Kuper, Wenninghoff & Carney, Omaha

3:30 pm      The Counsel for Discipline’s Advice for Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
Julie Agena, Assistant Counsel for Discipline

4:30 pm      Reception Sponsored by the NSBA Workers’ Compensation Section

Nebraska State Bar Association, 635 S. 14th St., Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 475-7091; Toll Free (800) 927-0117; FAX (402) 475-7098