IOWA ASSOCIATION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWYERS, INC.

Forty-Fourth Annual Seminar - Cover Sheet Download Program
October 12-13, 2023 | West Des Moines Sheraton Hotel

AGENDA

Thursday, October 12, 2023

8:00 – 8:45 Registration

8:45 – 9:00 WELCOME Ed Rose, President of IAWC Iowa City
                       Agency Update

                       Section I | Download PDF
                        Joseph Cortese, Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner
                        - Download PowerPoint | Download Note Sheet

9:00 – 10:00 Shoulder Injuries and Shoulder Replacements
                        Section II | Download PDF
                        Justin Khoriaty, M.D., Iowa Orthopedics
                         Des Moines
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10:00 – 10:15 BREAK

10:15 – 11:00 MCOs and Subrogation
                       Section III | Download PDF
                       Eashaan Vajpeyi, Attorney
                       Waterloo
                       - Download PDF | Download Note Sheet

11:00 – 12:00 Ethics
                       Section IV | Download PDF
                      Justice Dana Oxley, Iowa Supreme Court
                       State of Iowa
                      - Download PowerPoint | Download Note Sheet

12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00 Civility in the Legal Profession: How Legal Professionals Can Combat
                      Incivility, Bias, Discrimination, and Harassment Within Our Profession
                     Section V | Download PDF
                     
Leslie Behaunek, Attorney
                      Des Moines
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2:00 – 2:45 Rating Mental Health Injuries & Neuro-Psych Validity Testing
                       Section VI | Download PDF
                       Kunal K. Patra, M.D.
                      South Dakota Dunes
                      Des Moines
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2:45 – 3:00 BREAK

3:00 – 4:00 Discrimination in the Workplace
                     Section VII | Download PDF
                      Emily Wilson, Attorney
                      West Des Moines
                     Sarah Kleber, Attorney
                     Sioux City
                    - Download PDF | Download - PowerPoint | Download Note Sheet

4:00 – 4:30 Agency Case Law Update
                     Section VIII | Download PDF
                     Gabriela Navarro, Attorney
                     Bettendorf
                    -  Download PDF | Download Note Sheet

4:30 – 5:00 Review – Reopening
                      Section IX | Download PDF
                      Matthew Grotnes, Attorney
                      Des Moines
                     -  Download Note Sheet
 
5:00 – 5:15 Membership Meeting

5:10 – 7:15 RECEPTION

Friday, October 12, 2023

8:30 – 9:00 Appellate Case Law Update
                      Section X | Download PDF
                      Sandra Kromminga, Attorney
                      West Des Moines
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9:00 – 10:00 Hand Injuries and Surgery and Opioid Use
                        Section XIDownload PDF
                        Jeff Rogers, M.D.
                         Des Moines Orthopedic Surgeons
                         West Des Moines
                       -   Download Note Sheet

10:00 – 10:15 BREAK

10:15 – 10:45 Interest & PV Discount – Marriage and Life Expectancy Tables
                           Section XII | Download PDF
                           Jason Neifert, Attorney
                           West Des Moines
                            - Download PDF | Download Note Sheet

10:45 – 11:45 Interesting Hodge Podge
                           Section XIII | Download PDF
                           • HP - 01 - Download PDF
                           • HP - 02 Cruz | Download PDF
                           • HP - 03 Bradbury | Download PDF
                           • HP - 04 Kern | Download PDF
                            • HP - 05 MidAmerican Construction | Download PDF
                            • HP - 06 Lattner | Download PDF
                            • HP - 07 Damjanovic | Download PDF
                            • HP - 08 Hansen | Download PDF
                            • HP - 09 Howard | Download PDF
                           Jason Wiltfang, Attorney
                           Cedar Rapids
                            - Download Note Sheet

                           Ben Roth, Attorney
                           Waterloo
                          -  Download PDF | Download Note Sheet

Approved for:  10.25 Total hours | 1.0 Ethics | .5 Diversity  | .5 Wellness  |  Activity ID Number: 399618

Thursday, June 13, 2024