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Second Pre-Conference Day Announced on Neurotoxic Exposure


NABIS is pleased to announce a second pre-conference workshop at the 10th Annual Conference on Brain Injury.  This full-day session will address the topic of Neurotoxic Exposure. 

Neurotoxic Exposure, which is an often unrecognized cause of brain damage across the lifespan, will be addressed by leading medical, neuropsychological, life care planning and legal experts.  Whether caused by exposure in utero, through childhood experience or as an adult; through low level chronic or acute episode; and environmental, residential or occupational exposure - all may result in brain damage and impairment of functioning. 

This workshop willl discuss the types, assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, litigation and life care planning of neurotoxic exposure cases, which will be highlighted by current research and in-depth case reviews.  A full schedule is provided below.

Speakers will be: 

Roxanne DeFrancesco, Esq
Phillips & Paolicelli, LLP

Linda M Frazier, MD, MPH
University of Kansas

Danielle George, Esq
Phillips & Paolicelli, LLP

Steven Phillips, Esq
Phillips & Paolicelli, LLP

Dianne Simmons-Grab, MA
Simmons-Grab & Associates

Tina Trudel, PhD
Lakeview /University of Virginia


This Pre-Conference Day is an excellent educational opportunity for both legal and medical conference attendees. 


Preliminary Schedule

7:00am -  8:00am

Registration  & Continental Breakfast

8:00am -  8:45am

Neurotoxin Exposure – Understanding the Nature and Scope of Living in the Chemical World
Tina M. Trudel 

8:45am -  9:15am

Neurotoxicity – General Effects,  Assessment and Treatment
Linda Frazier

9:15am -  9:45am

Neurotoxin Exposure – Prenatal and Childhood
Linda Frazier

9:45am - 10:15am

Neurotoxin Exposure – Adulthood and Occupational Health 
Linda Frazier

10:15am - 10:30am


10:30am - 11:15am

Litigating the Neurotoxicity Case
Steven J. Phillips

11:15am - 12:00pm

Life Care Planning in Neurotoxicity Cases – Dianne Simmons-Grab

12:00pm - 12:30pm

The Role of the Neuropsychologist in Neurotoxicity Cases
Tina M. Trudel

12:30pm -  2:00pm

Lunch On Your Own

2:00pm -  2:45pm

Neurotoxicity Medico-legal Case Presentation #1
Roxanne DeFrancesco, & Team

2:45pm -  3:30pm

Neurotoxicity Medico-legal Case Presentation #2
Danielle George & Team

3:15pm – 3:30pm


3:30pm – 4:15pm

Neurotoxicity Medico-legal Case Presentation #3
Steven J. Phillips  & Team

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Panel Discussion and Wrap-up
Steven J. Phillips 



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