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Original Program Date: February 4-5, 2016

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This annual CLE offers the most recent news, helpful tips, and practical information for all practitioners of Workers’ Compensation law in North Carolina.  

The program is relevant to attorneys just beginning their practice, as well as those with years of experience.  

The speakers address issues relevant and applicable to both Plaintiff and Defendant attorneys.  

It is also an excellent opportunity for both sides of the bar to come together, network and exchange ideas regarding the handling of Workers’ Compensation claims.  

This program includes:

  • A panel discussion from three licensed mediators offering their best tips on effective mediations.
  • Analysis of the most recent appellate decisions from the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court that will be affecting the practice of Workers’ Compensation law in the year to come
  • The Affordable Care Act and its effect on injured workers
  • Information from a practicing physician regarding post concussive syndromes, somatoform disorders and malingering
  • Industrial Commission updates from both Commissioner Tammy Nance and Executive Secretary Meredith Henderson
  • Interaction of Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Benefits with Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • Effective use of social media, including evidentiary and ethical concerns
  • Medicare Set Asides and their effect on resolving workers’ compensation claims
  • Release and Resignation considerations and their potential effect on settling your claim

Planned by the NCBA Workers' Compensation Section.

Product Information
Product Date:
February 04, 2016
  • Update from the Industrial Commission
  • Update from the Executive Secretary's Office
  • Medicare Set Asides
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • The Affordable Care Act
  • Tips for an Effective Mediation
  • Release and Resignation Considerations
  • Appellate Decisions in 2015 and What it Means for Your Practice
  • Post Concussive Syndromes, Somatoform Disorders and Malingering
  • Effective Use of Social Media, Evidentiary and Ethical Concerns
North Carolina Workers' Compensation: Charting Your Best Course for Case Management and Resolution (2016 Workers' Compensation Section Annual Meeting)

Registration Tuition Options: 



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Early Bird and Membership discounts will automatically be applied at checkout.
NCBA Workers' Compensation Section Member $325 $395
NCBA Member $345 $415
Non-Member $415 $485
NCBA Paralegal Division Member
$220 $290
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Full-time LANC Attorney (NCBA Member) $220
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Judge (NCBA Member) $25
Law Professor (NCBA Member) $25
Clerk of Court (NCBA Member) $25
Law Student Division Member $25
Paralegal Division Student Member $25


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Speaker Information
Jonathan C Anders   [ view bio ]
Jolinda J Babcock  [ view bio ]
Collins Barwick   [ view bio ]
Amy Berry   [ view bio ]
Jennifer Blackman   [ view bio ]
C Michael Broome   [ view bio ]
John V Cattie Jr  [ view bio ]
Dr B Andrew Farah   [ view bio ]
Holland B Ferguson   [ view bio ]
Casey S Francis  [ view bio ]
Brian C Groesser  [ view bio ]
Executive Secretary Meredith Henderson   [ view bio ]
Commissioner Tamara R Nance   [ view bio ]
Annemarie Pantazis   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 9.00
Workers' Compensation Law Specialization : 9.00
General: 8.00
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 1.00
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