Peter Rousmaniere Discusses Low Risk, Low Cost Strategies for Controlling Chronic Pain
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This year for the first time, the two predominant ABA Workers' Compensation Committees, LEL (Labor & Employment Law Section) and TIPS (Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section) are joining together as co-hosts for this Midwinter Workers' Compensation Seminar & Conference, bringing together some of the nation's top workers compensation litigators, judges, educators and industry professionals. One of those professionals', Peter Rousmaniere, joins us today for an in depth look at one of the seminar's sessions, involving strategies in dealing with chronic pain. Peter is a well known expert in the workers' compensation field, and is a columnist for Risk & Insurance magazine.
The Seminar & Conference, held March 10-13, 2009 in New Orleans, LA, is capped off on Friday evening with the Third Annual Fellows Induction Dinner for The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers. It will feature panel presentations on a number of cutting edge workers' compensation topics including: a) Return to Work Programs - what works and what doesn't work; b) Global employment releases and workers compensation settlements; c) How to respond to occupational chemical exposure claims; d) National experts squaring off on symptom validity science in workers compensation litigation; e) a special panel for young lawyers and the practice of workers compensation law; f) new critical Medicare reporting requirements and potential penalties application to workers compensation industry; and of course g) Peter's premier panel involving Chronic pain management issues in workers' compensation claims.
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