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Injury Claims: Anatomy & Physiology Made Simple

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Summary

Injury Claims: Anatomy & Physiology Made Simple

Workshop Description/Agenda

Gain Added Insight When Researching Injury Claims

You know the law to a tee, but when it comes to the medical aspects of injuries and treatment, are you at a loss? Don't miss this opportunity to augment your legal knowledge with an anatomy primer straight from an orthopaedic surgeon, a psychologist and a rehabilitation physician. Focusing on the body parts that bring the most injury claims each year, we'll examine each part's anatomy, common injuries sustained, what to look for in medical records and diagnostic test results, and common treatment options. You'll be surprised at the added insight you'll gain on your injury cases. Register today!

  • Find out what you need to know regarding CMEs.
  • Get answers from medical professionals on treatment questions you've always wanted to ask.
  • Learn anatomy fundamentals to gain a better understanding of common injuries sustained and the medical treatment required.
  • Examine how injuries are designated as "new injury" vs. "recurrence" vs. "aggravation of injury."
  • Recognize the difference between a pre-existing condition and an acute injury in medical records.
  • Find out which body parts can be injured in "low impact" accidents.
  • Understand how cumulative trauma injuries occur and are treated.
  • Decipher the key information that medical records and diagnostic tests can reveal.
  • Adeptly use medical terminology when discussing injuries with treating physicians and other medical experts.

Agenda

Program Moderator: Musa K. Farmand

  1. Handling Compulsory Medical Examinations (CMEs)
    9:00 - 10:00, Musa K. Farmand
    1. Purposes of Medical Examinations in the Legal Process
    2. What Doctor is Asked to do in a CME
    3. The CME From the Plaintiff's Perspective
  2. Back and Neck Injuries
    10:15 - 11:15, Musa K. Farmand
    1. Types of Injuries: How Trauma Occurs and How it Affects Function
    2. What to Look for in Medical Records and Diagnostic Tests (and Their Limitations)
    3. New Injury vs. Recurrence vs. Aggravation of Injury; Acute Injury vs. Pre-Existing Condition
    4. Common Medical Treatment
    5. Q&A
  3. Knee and Shoulder Injuries
    11:15 - 12:00, Dr. Shahriar A. Nabizadeh
    1. Anatomy of the Knee and Shoulder
    2. Types of Injuries: How Trauma Occurs and How it Affects Function
    3. What to Look for in Medical Records and Diagnostic Tests (and Their Limitations)
    4. New Injury vs. Recurrence vs. Aggravation of Injury; Acute Injury vs. Pre-Existing Condition
    5. Common Medical Treatment
    6. Q&A
  4. Head Injuries
    1:00 - 2:15, Dr. Shahriar A. Nabizadeh and Veronica L. Nabizadeh
    1. Anatomy of the Brain
    2. Types of Injuries: How Trauma Occurs and How it Affects Function
    3. What to Look for in Medical Records and Diagnostic Tests (and Their Limitations)
    4. Common Medical Treatment
    5. Q&A
  5. Anatomy and Psychophysiology of Trauma and Pain
    2:15 - 3:15, Dr. Alan J. Harris
    1. Proving Pain and Suffering
    2. Anatomy of Traumatic Injuries
    3. Proving Depression, Mental Incapacity, Anguish, Anxiety
    4. What to Look for in Medical Records, MRIs and CT Scans
    5. Common Medical Treatment
    6. Calculating Earning Capacity and Quality of Life Damages
    7. Presenting Neuropsychological and Electrodiagnostic Test Results to the Judge and Jury
  6. Cervical Spine Injuries
    3:30 - 4:30, Dr. Richard M. Blecha
    1. Tips From a Doctor: Investigating Spinal Cord Injuries
    2. Anatomy of the Spine
    3. What to Look for in Medical Records
    4. Clinical Examination and Testing
    5. Diagnosing, Recording and Reporting
    6. Framing the Degree of the Injury - Functional Limitations
    7. Calculating Temporary vs. Permanent Spinal Cord Injury Damages
    8. Evidence Needed to Prove Full Recovery of Mild Spinal Cord Injury

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level course is designed for attorneys (personal injury, insurance, workers' compensation, disability) and other legal professionals who would like a better understanding of their cases' medical aspects. Othe

Additional Information

Training Provider: NBI, Inc.

Course Topics: Law Training > Personal Injury

Training Course Summary: Injury Claims: Anatomy & Physiology Made Simple


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APR 26    IN JACKSONVILLE, FL