Texas State Bar SchedulesWorkers' Compensation Course

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - 01:00

The State Bar of Texas has scheduled a two-day Advanced Workers' Compensation Course for Thursday and Friday, August 13 and 14, at the Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez Street in Austin.

The course will run from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:15 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. on Friday.

On Thursday, topics will include a Case Law Update from the Perspective of Plaintiff and Defendant, a Legislative Update and Hot Topics, a Supplemental Income Benefits Rule Update, and a Hearing Officer Panel with Joe R. Anderson, Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner; Matthew B. Lewis, Rogers Booker & Lewis; and members of the Texas Department of Insurance.

Among Friday's topics are Evaluating Impairment Ratings, Persuasive Writing, the Ethics of Confronting Prescription Abuse in Workers' Comp Cases,Bad Faith: a Litigation Update and Bad Faith from the Plaintiff & Defendant Perspectives.

Among Friday's presenters are Chad Baruch, The Law Office of Chad Baruch; Timothy U. Stanford, Downs Stanford; Jeffrey L. Raizner, Doyle Raizner; and David L. Brenner, Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner.

For information, see CLE Events at The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To make a reservation, call (800) 204-2222 or go to www.texasbarcle. com.