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2012 NABIS Conference in Legal Issues on Brain Injury

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Preliminary Schedule -


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 - PRE-CONFERENCE:  NEUROTOXIC EXPOSURE

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

Break 

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

Break

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 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 –

07:30 am – 5:00pm

Registration

8:30 am – 8:45 am

Opening Remarks

8:45am – 9:30am

TBI Anatomy
William Singer

9:30am – 10:15am

Physiologic Signs/Symptoms of Concussion
Barry Willer

10:15am – 10:30am

Break

10:30am – 11:15am

Validity of Neuropsychological Testing
Tina Trudel

11:15am – 12:00pm

Neuro Imaging
Randall Benson

1:15pm – 1:45pm

 Admissibility of DTI, Pet and Spect
Andrew Abraham

1:45pm – 2:30pm

Update on the Biomechanics of TBI
Mariusz Ziejewski

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Break

2:45pm – 3:30pm

Ocular/vestibular or Concussions in Sports: Do they translate to TBI cases
Anne Mucha

3:30pm – 4:15pm

Advanced MR Techniques: A Window to the dynamic changes following TBI
Elisabeth Wilde 

4:15pm – 5:00pm

Behavioral Aspects of TBI
Harvey Jacobs 

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Break

6:00pm – 7:30pm

EXHIBITOR RECEPTION

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 –

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open 

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Pediatrics and TBI
Michael Bee
Ronald Savage

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Sports Concussions: A Legal and Legislative Review
Michael Kaplen

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Demonstrative Evidence
Stephen Smith

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Developing Long Term Clinical Treatment Recommendations for Adults with TBI"
Deborah McMorrow

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am – 11:30 am

Economic Consequences of TBI
Anthony Gamboa
Bruce H. Stern

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Telling the TBI Victim’s Damages Story: Combining Storytelling, Neuroscience and Psychological Techniques to Better Explain your TBI Cases
Shareef Rabaa

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

LUNCH (On Your Own)

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Day if the Life and other video at trial
Terry Tainter

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Using Depositions to Undermine TBI Myths
Stewart Casper
 

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Debunking the Myths in Opening
Diane Weaver 

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

"Defense Medical Examinations and Third Party Observers"
Kenneth Kolpan

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm 

Handling Damages in Closing
Randall Scarlett 

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Finding and Developing Insurance Coverage for Your Brain Injured Client: From Additional Insureds and Excess Policies to Bad Faith
Simon Forgette

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Ethics Hour:  Medicare Set-Asides, Settlement Issues and Coordination of Government Benefits in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
William Dussault

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2012 –

7:30 am – 12:15 pm

Registration Open

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Looking beyond the law: A counterintuitive approach to representing your client and growing your practice by providing differentiated legal care
Frank Toral 

9:00 am –  9:30 am

Life Expectancy in TBI cases
Michael Kessler 

9:30am – 10:00 am

The Hidden Injury of TBI:  Negative Neuroplasticity
Woody Igou 

10:00 am – 10:30am

Proving Damages in a Severe Brain Injury Case - Not the TBI Cookie Cutter
Gordon Johnson 

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Debunking Junk Science through Cross-Examination
Dorothy Clay Sims 

12:15 pm

 Legal Conference Ends

 

 

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