Complimentary shuttle service runs every 15 minutes from 7 am to 4 pm Tuesday between overflow hotels and conference hotel. Other times can be requested.
Sponsored by: Ellin & Tucker
The panel will discuss how to determine when a claim should involve a Fund, how to get a Fund into a claim, and the Dos and Don'ts when your claim involves a Fund.
|Moderator:||J. Michael Harrison||Assistant Attorney General, Uninsured Employers' Fund|
|Panelists:||Robert C. Erlandson, Esq.||Erlandson, Vernon & Daney, LLC|
|Christine Hartline||Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Corp.|
|Jeff Horowitz, Esq.||Belsky, Weinberg & Horowitz, LLC|
|Ellen Jones, Esq.||Assistant Attorney General, Subsequent Injury Fund|
|Albert B. Randall, Jr., Esq.||Franklin & Prokopik, P.C.|
|David Stesch, Esq.||Assistant Attorney General, Uninsured Employers' Fund|
The appropriate use of chronic opioids for pain, standards of care / requirements for prescribing opioids, and the (mis)application of CDC guidelines.
|Moderators:||Matthew D. Gordon, Esq.||Law Office of Mitchel M. Gordon|
|Eric Buchner, M.D.||Sinai Hospital|
|Panelists:||Felix Gurman, M.D.||Clearway Pain Solutions|
|Edward Soriano, D.O.||Garrett Regional Medical Center|
|Commissioners:||Hon. Delia T. Schadt||Workers' Compensation Commission|
|Hon. James Forrester||Workers' Compensation Commission|
The novel Corona virus that upended the world in 2020, also brought and brings novel issues of compensability and value under the Maryland Workers' Compensation Act. In this seminar, the panel will discuss how to screen and evaluate new claims, whether to allege an AI or OD, trial tactics available to both sides, and consider evolving permanency issues for injured workers who allege residual "long haul" impairment, including whether or when to implead the Subsequent Injury Fund.
|Moderator:||Brian D. Katzenberg, Esq.||Cohen, Snyder, Eisenberg & Katzenberg, P.A.|
|Panelists:||Lyndsey B. Meninger, Esq.||Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Company / Injured Workers' Insurance Fund|
|James K. MacAlister, Esq.||Cohen, Snyder, Eisenberg & Katzenberg, P.A.|
|Commissioners:||Hon. Kathy A. Evans||Workers' Compensation Commission|
|Hon. Tracey Parker Warren||Workers' Compensation Commission|
After a successful off-off-off-Broadway test run, CompHub takes on the bright lights and tough critics. At the Lunch and Learn session, critics and fans alike will have the opportunity to see the second act of the CompHub system teased at our last event. Come one, come all!
Sponsored by: Maryland Defense Counsel
|Moderator:||Edward W. Goldsmith||Assistant Attorney General, Maryland Subsequent Injury Fund|
|Panelists:||Mary K. Ahearn||Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission|
|Theresa Cornish||Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission|
|Arthur F. Hebbeler||Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission|
|Commissioner:||Hon. R. Karl Aumann||Workers' Compensation Commission|
Grab lunch, T-shirts & Prizes! Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities can participate in this fun run & walk in the sand to raise money for the Kids' Chance of Maryland, Inc. scholarship fund. Enjoy refreshments and LUNCH courtesy of MWCEA on the Ocean City Fontainebleau Resort deck after the fundraiser. Join us to support a great cause!
Trip the lights fantastic as you rock out to everyone's favorite MWCEA rock band, wear your favorite circus costume and be prepared to be amazed! Win prizes and dance the night away!
Sponsored by Dr. Jeffrey D. Gaber & Associates, P.A.