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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 medical professionals. 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 IME's.
  • 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.

  1. IME's, Medical Terminology and Documentation Primer
    9:00 - 10:15, Dr. William A. Brennan
    1. Purposes of Medical Examinations in the Legal Process
    2. Doctor's Perspective as Treating vs. as Examining Physician
    3. What Doctor is Asked to do in an IME
    4. Whether "IME" is Really Independent
    5. Objective vs. Subjective Symptoms in Medical Records
    6. Deciphering Common Medical Terminology and Acronyms
    7. What Medical Records and Hospital Charts can Tell You
    8. Comprehending X-Rays, MRIs, CT Scans and Other Diagnostic Test Results
  2. Back and Neck Injuries
    10:30 - 11:40, Dr. William A. Brennan
    1. Anatomy of the Spine
    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
  3. Shoulder Injuries
    12:40 - 1:40, Melissa Courtland
    1. Anatomy of the 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. Knee Injuries
    1:40 - 2:40, Melissa Courtland
    1. Anatomy of the Knee
    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
  5. Head Injuries
    2:55 - 4:00, Dr. William A. Brennan
    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
  6. Roundtable Discussion Between Doctor and Attorney: Effective Litigation Strategies
    4:00 - 4:30, Moderated by David A. Bowling and presented by Dr. William A. Brennan and Melissa Courtland.
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Injury Claims: Anatomy & Physiology Made Simple
  • Course ID:
    268695
  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Price:
    $359
  • Date:
    Monday 12/18/2017
  • Time:
    9:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Location:
    Sheraton Pasadena Hotel - Pasadena, CA
    303 East Cordova Street
    Pasadena, CA 91101