On this Workers’ Comp Matters program, host Attorney Alan S. Pierce, turns to an expert to discuss the serious health problems of the World Trade Center rescue and the virtual collapse of the workers compensation system. Alan welcomes, Peter Rousmaniere, workers’ compensation consultant and author, who will discuss his in-depth article in Risk & Insurance magazine entitled “Breach of Trust” and explore the lives of the workers and workers compensation system six years after 911.
On this Workers’ Comp Matters program, host Attorney Alan S. Pierce, is joined by one of the leading experts on representing the federal employee in workers comp cases. Alan welcomes, Attorney Daniel Shapiro of Shapiro & Associates, as they discuss the basics of federal workers compensation cases, the fate of the injured federal employee, representing the federal employee, the work of the OWCP and Attorney Shapiro’s involvement in these cases.
On this Workers’ Comp Matters program, host Attorney Alan S. Pierce, turns to an expert to discuss Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Repetitive Stress Injuries. Alan welcomes, Dr. J. Mark Melhorn, an occupational orthopedic physician who specializes in hands and the upper extremities. In addition to his practice in orthopedics at the Hand Center in Wichita, Kansas, Dr. Melhorn is a Clinical Assistant Professor, in the Section of Orthopedics, Department of Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Be sure to listen!
Workers’ Comp Matters, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce, devotes this show to Back Injuries and Treatments in the Workers Comp Setting. Alan turns to the expert, Dr. Joseph Barr, Orthopedic Surgeon from Massachusetts General Hospital, specializing in spine surgery, to discuss this hot topic. And you won’t want to miss ‘Case of the Day,‘ as we put Dr. Barr to the test!
Join WCM host, Attorney Alan S. Pierce from the ABA Mid-Winter Meeting of the Workers Compensation Committee with special guests discussing emerging issues such as the current MSA problem, legislative reform to make settlements in WC easier and the unforeseen issue of volunteers who have had to cross state lines in disasters such as Katrina and how that affects WC cases. You won’t want to miss the important news from guests, Attorney James A. Reiter, Chairman of the National Workers Compensation Defense Network and partner at the Michigan firm of Charfoos, Reiter, Peterson, Jones, Dorland & Hebertas well as Attorney Hervey Levin from the Dallas, Texas law firm of Hervey Levin.
Workers’ Comp Matters, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce, devotes this show to disability prevention vs. disability management. Alan turns to the expert, Dr. Jennifer Christian of Webility.md to discuss this hot topic. Dr. Christian is Founder, President and Chief Medical Officer of Webility.md and chief designer of the business. She has a foundation of clinical expertise acquired during her 25 year career as a board-certified occupational medicine specialist. Don’t miss this discussion!
A disability may not be visible as physical injuries are, but psychiatric disabilities are just as serious. And physical injuries can be accompanied by emotional trauma or depression. How best to understand psychiatric disability in the workers comp case? Workers Comp Matters host, Attorney Alan S. Pierce discusses these issues with an expert in legal cases of this kind, Attorney Bernard Mulholland, principal in the firm of Ford, Mulholland & Moran, P.C. in Brockton, MA , practicing over 20 years and a legal expert in the field of workers comp and psychiatric disability. Its important information for lawyers, employers and insurers.
WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce, devotes this show to Defending the Complex Workers Comp Case. We have one of the preeminent Boston attorneys as a guest, Attorney Thomas P. O’Reilly, who has developed a significant practice in the defense of occupational injury claims. He is a principal at the firm of Curtin, Murphy and O’Reilly – an experienced litigator in state and federal courts and has been counsel to several national corporations on toxic exposure claims. And you won’t want to miss ‘Case of the Day,’ as we put Attorney O’Reilly to the test!
WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce, takes up the topic of Evidence in the Complex Workers Comp Case. Our very special guest is a lawyer with a nationwide reach of expertise, Attorney Jon L. Gelman located in Wayne, New Jersey. Gelman specializes in the litigation of catastrophic injuries in work related accidents. Gelman is a well-known author on the topic and he’s been named by the Best Lawyers in America for the 12th year! Don’t miss this important information!
WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce takes up the topic of social security disability and the coordination of benefits. Who is eligible? What’s the criteria? What are the tax issues? Our special guest, Attorney William Troupe of the Boston law firm of Carney & Troupe is a long-time expert in this area and he joins us to sort through the information you need to know for your clients!