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MEDVAL to Exhibit at 2010 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference

Visit MEDVAL at booth #924 at the Expo, November 10-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We will be featuring copies of the new book The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance with a special show discount. Jennifer Jordan, MEDVAL's general counsel, is editor-in-chief of the book...

Pimentel Delivers Keynote Address at National Workers' Comp Conference in Las Vegas

Dr. Richard Pimentel, senior partner with Milt Wright & Associates and a national expert on disability management, job recruitment, job retention, the ADA, and attitude change, delivered the keynote address November 11, 2010, at the 19th Annual National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference...

Gackenbach Addresses Issues Related to Employee Misclassification at National Workers' Comp Conference in Las Vegas

Julie Gackenbach, a principal with Confrere Strategies, LLC, a lobbying firm headquartered in Washington, DC, presented a lecture November 11, 2010, at the 19th Annual National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Ms. Gackenbach's discussion...

National Workers' Compensation Conference Features Executive Roundtable Discussion in Las Vegas

In what will undoubtedly become a permanent part of its yearly offerings, the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference, at its 19th annual event held November 10-12, 2010 in Las Vegas, sponsored a spirited Executive Roundtable discussion. Mark Walls, Assistant Vice President...

Why Every Employer Needs a Post-Injury Response Procedure: How to Keep the Ship on Course

At the 21st Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference®, Rebecca Shafer, JD, president of Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc., will speak on Legal Triage: Team-Based Early Case Management to Fast-Track Claims. An employer’s actions in the minutes following a workplace...

The New Mobile Workforce: Telecommuters, Alternate Worksites, Traveling Employees, and "Extreme Mobile"

At the 21st Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference ®, Nov. 7-9, Stuart D. Colburn of Downs Stanford will speak and moderate on The New Mobile Workforce. The new mobile workforce – from telecommuters to alternate worksites to traveling employees – raises...

Causation and Effect: Workers’ Comp Experts Discuss Impact of Rising Costs on Causation Standards

By John Stahl, Esq. Widespread confusion regarding the difference between medical causation and legal causation, and why one claim of compensable harm may be accepted while a virtually identical claim or other seemingly “clear cut” case is denied, motivated a November 8 session entitled...