Virtual Tennessee Workers’ Comp Conference

December 6-7, 2021 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Virtual

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Overview

Attend this 2-day jam-packed event and engage with some of the best experts in the business. Presentations by some of Tennessee’s longest-serving workers’ compensation judges, skillful attorneys, and respected members of the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.

Earn all of your annual CLE requirements in this one event. Up to 15 hours of general CLE hours including 3 hours of dual ethics/professionalism are offered.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Hot topics in workers’ comp
  • AMA guidelines
  • Technology in workers’ comp cases
  • Ethics considerations
  • Winning appeals
  • Legislative and case law updates
  • How to handle the nuances of returning-to-work: retaliation and termination guidelines
  • Employment law changes and updates
  • Physician’s panel: spine, shoulder, and knee experts
  • Injury and causation
  • Medicare set asides
  • Mental and physical injuries
  • Discovery limitations
  • Best practices in claims management
  • Insurance and compliance considerations

What your colleagues said about previous years’ events:

“Relatable topics to current issues.”
“I enjoyed hearing from so many members of the Bureau.”
“High quality presenters.”

Industry Leading Speakers

Agenda At A Glance

December 6, 2021
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Affirmative Defenses Update
9:05 a.m.-10:05 a.m.
Compensable Injuries
10:05 a.m.-10:20 a.m.
Break
10:20 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
Medical Benefits
11:25 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
Compliance Program & Exemption Process
12:25 p.m.-12:55 p.m.
Break
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Subrogation & Third-Party Action
2:05 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Coverage Issues and Ethical Obligations
3:05 p.m.-3:20 p.m.
Break
3:20 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
Occupational Diseases
December 7, 2021
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Case Law Updates
9:05 a.m.-10:05 a.m.
Subsequent Injury & Vocational Recovery Fund
10:05 a.m.-10:20 a.m.
Break
10:20 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
Practice, Procedure and Ethical Considerations
11:25 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
How to Prevent Penalties and Protect Your Bottom Line
12:25 p.m.-12:55 p.m.
Break
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Workers’ Compensation Claims
2:05 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
The Interaction of TN Workers Comp Laws and Employment Laws
3:05 p.m.-3:20 p.m.
Break
3:20 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
Insurance Coverage & Related Issues
4:25 p.m.-5:25 p.m.
Live Ethics Presentation