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Preliminary Program: 26th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury



Wednesday, September 18, 2013:  Workshop on Advanced Neuro Imaging

There is a Workshop on Neuroimaging, and the attendees of the legal conference are are welcome to attend at no additional cost.  To view the agenda for this important session, click here.


Thursday, September 19, 2013

7:30am – 5:30pm
9:00am – 10:00am
The Medicine
William Singer, MD
10:00am – 11:00am
Nadia Webb, PhD
11:00am – 11:15am
11:15am – 12:15pm
Nadia Webb, PhD
12:15pm – 1:15pm
1:15pm – 1:45pm
Teaching the Medicine and Neuropsychology to a Jury
Dianne Weaver, Esq.
1:45pm – 2:30pm
TBI as a Chronic Disease
Brent Masel, MD
2:30pm – 2:45pm
2:45pm – 3:30pm
Carlton Gass, PhD
3:30pm – 4:00pm
Third Party Observers
Thomas Anderson
4:00pm – 4:30pm
A Mediator’s Experience with TBI Cases
A. J. Krouse III, Esq.
4:30pm – 5:15pm
Pediatric TBI
Ronald Savage, EdD
Frank Toral, Esq.
 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Welcome Reception in Exhibit area

Friday, September 20, 2013

7:30am   – 5:30pm
8:30am – 9:30am
Handling the TBI Case
Bruce Stern, Esq.
Ken Kolpan, Esq.
Terry Tainter
9:30am - 10:00am
Myths of TBI: Using the Literature
Stewart Casper, Esq.
10:00am   – 10:15am
10:15am   – 11:00am
Neuropsychiatry and TBI
 Gregory O'Shanick, MD
11:00am   – 11:45am
Changing The Landscape of Mild TBI Using Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Randall Benson, MD
11:45am   – 12:30pm
New Research in Brain Injury
Jeff Bazarian, MD
12:30pm   – 1:30pm
1:30pm   – 2:00pm
Loss of Taste and Smell
Rachel Herz, PhD
2:00pm   – 2:30pm
Case Selection-The Good, The  Bad and The Ugly
 Woody Igou, Esq.
2:30pm   – 3:00pm
Insurance Bad Faith- The   Potential for Unlimited Liability Coverage in your Traumatic Brain Injury   Case
Simon Forgette, Esq.
3:00pm   – 3:15pm
3:15pm   – 4:45pm
Ethical Issues in the Preparation and Settlement of the TBI Case; Help the Client and Protect Yourself  
William Dussault, Esq.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

7:30am – 1:30pm
8:30am  9:00am
New Developments in Biomechanical Engineering
Marius Ziejewski, PhD
9:00am – 9:30am
Using a Life Care Planner
Harvey E. Jacobs, PhD, CLCP
9:30am – 10:00am
Using the Vocational Economic Expert
Anthony Gamboa, PhD
10:00am – 10:15am
10:15am – 10:45am
Telling the Story: Persuasive Themes & Strategies
John Layman, Esq.
10:45am – 11:15am
Direct Examination of Experts
 Randall Scarlett, Esq.
11:15am – 11:45am
Deposition and Cross of the Defense Expert
Michael Kaplen, Esq.
11:45am – 12:45pm
TBI and Chronic Pain
Michael Carter