Reinisch Wilson Weier PC Workers' Compensation Defense and Employment Law

2022 Washington Virtual Claims School

Join us for a series of FREE virtual lunchtime continuing education sessions on Wednesdays in February and March!

Join our Washington attorneys as they present a number of new topics as well as some review lessons. Attend one or all sessions. We will be streaming live on Zoom.

Wednesday, February 9 – 11:30 am until 12:30 pm

“Long-COVID”: A looming sociological disaster

Attorney Mary Hannon and Dr. Craig Smith present the effects of Long COVID symptoms on workers’ compensation adjudication and litigation. (1.0 credit pending)

Wednesday, February 16 – 11:30 am until 12:30 pm

Spinal Conditions and Workers’ Compensation

Attorney Alysha Van Zante and orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey S. Roh MD will discuss the spinal conditions most commonly encountered when administering workers’ compensation claims. You will learn about several conditions, typical symptoms and prognosis, how the condition impacts administration of the claim, and other insights. (1.0 credit pending)

Wednesday, February 23 – 11:30 am until 1:00 pm

Workers’ Compensation and Mental Health

When is a mental health condition covered under workers’ compensation? What do doctors rely on to assess a claim-related condition? How is permanent impairment for a mental health condition rated? Attorney Gina Ko will co-present with Dr. Irene King. (1.0 credit pending)

The intersection between vaccine mandates and comp: anticipated issues and tools for success.

Presented by Attorney Shawna Fruin (0.5 credit pending)

Wednesday, March 2 – 11:30 am until 1:00 pm

Joints: medicine meets workers’ compensation

Sara Wong will co-present with Dr. Michael Wilwand to discuss the intricacies of five joint injuries: knee meniscus tears, shoulder rotator cuff/labral tears, hip osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and cubital tunnel syndrome, as well as the implications on claims adjudication. (1.0 credit pending)

Washington Firefighter Presumption Case Law Update

Presented by Attorney Myla Sepulveda. (0.5 credit pending)

You must register to attend, but you can chose any or all sessions. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinars.