CLE Seminar: Ugliest Seminar of the Year

Friday, December 7, 2012

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Ugliest Seminar of the Year
Friday, December 7, 2012

9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grassy Hill Country Club, Orange


Register online at www.cttriallawyers.org or call (860) 522-4345



PROGRAM CHAIRS
D. Lincoln Woodard, Esq., Moukawsher & Walsh, LLC, Hartford
Andrew S. Groher, Esq., RisCassi & Davis, PC, Hartford


THE PROGRAM

Recognizing Valid Liens
D. Lincoln Woodard, Esq., Moukawsher & Walsh, LLC, Hartford

  • Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Federal Employee Health Benefits Liens
  • Medicaid, Husky, and Charter Oak Health Plans
  • Incarceration and Unrelated State Liens
  • Workers Comp Liens

ERISA - Just Because They Say It Doesn't Mean You Pay It
William J. Sweeney, Jr., Esq., Sweeney & Griffen, New Britain

  • Step by Step Approach to Verifying and Challenging ERISA Claims
  • Interpreting the Form 5500
  • Case law update

Medicare - Where Do We Stand?
Brett Newman,
The Lien Resolution Group, Bardonia, NY  

  • Medicare - Update on Nuts and Bolts
  • Waivers and Compromises
  • Set Asides in Personal Injury Cases
    • When You Need Them and When You Don't
    • How to Set Up and Manage the Medicare Set Aside in Small Cases When Required
  • Why all the Fuss? How Best to Deal with Defendant's and Insurers Concerns Regarding Medicare's "Super Lien" Rights

The Ethics of Lien Claims
Andrew S. Groher, Esq., RisCassi & Davis, PC, Hartford

  • Hospital Liens
  • Attorneys Signing Indemnification Clauses - Don't Do It!  (Ethical Decision 2012-06)
  • Attorneys' Obligations:  No Notice of Lien Yet You Know There Should Be One
  • Calling their bluff: When an ERISA lien does not constitute a "valid lien interest" under Rule 1.15(f)

    Submit Your Case Specific Questions in Advance and Get Advice from Our Expert Panel!

CLE Credits

This Continuing Legal Education program is appropriate for both newly-admitted and experienced attorneys, and has been approved for the following credits in accordance with the rule requirements of these states:

Ethics & Professionalism Skills Total
Connecticut 0.50 cr 3.75 cr 4.25 cr
New York 0.50 cr 4.00 cr 4.50 cr

Speakers

  • Andrew S. Groher, Esq. (chair)
    RisCassi & Davis, PC

  • D. Lincoln Woodard, Esq. (chair)
    Walsh Woodard LLC

  • Brett Newman
    The Lien Resolution Group

  • William J. Sweeney, Jr., Esq.
    Law Offices of William J. Sweeney Jr, LLC