Louisiana Claims Association

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

2:00 - 4:00 pm     Ethics for Insurance Adjusters: Standing at the Intersection of Malum In se and Malum Prohibitum by Byron Richie & Paul Oberle 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

7:30 am—8:30 am         Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:30 am—9:30 am     A1—     ”Images Don’t Lie: How 3D Imaging is Stemming the Growth of Exaggerated Injuries” by Jorey Chernett of Authentic4D                                                                                            

B1 —    “Technology and Its Role in Resolving Questions of Causation, Coverage and Fraud in Property Damage Claims” by Nick Arnold 

                                     C1 —    “Structural Failures and Construction Defects” by Gary Jackson P.E., CSP, CFEI of System Engineering and Laboratories

9:30 am—10:30 am   A2 —    “What are the factors that determine an injured worker’s ability to return to work?   Are FCE’s useful?”  by Dr. Douglas Neil Lurie, Jr., Orthopedic  Associates of New Orleans

                  B2  —   "An Overview of Louisiana's Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist's Statute" by Brent Carrier of Allen & Gooch

                              C2 —    “Fire Origin & Cause Examinations—Update 2017”  by Don Horaist of Unified Investigations & Sciences, Inc.

10:30 am—11:00 am     Break with Exhibitors

11:00 am—12:00 pm A3 —    “Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation” by Jose Ortiz of Absolute Data Processing, Inc.

                                    B3 —    “Transportation, Trucking, and Motor Vehicle Cases” by David Moragas and Andrea Albert of Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith     

                         C3 —    “Traps for the Louisiana Adjuster and How to Avoid them” by Byron Richie and Paul Oberle of Richie, Richie, Oberle

1:15 pm—2:15 pm          A4—     “What is ‘reasonable consideration’ of Medicare’s interest in a settlement?”  by Rasa Fumagalli and Robert Sagrillo of NuQuest

                               B4—     “Assignment of Benefits Abuse” by Matthew Monson of The Monson Law Firm

                                    C4 —    “Trends in Flood Insurance/Privatization, The NFPI and Its Challenges—Part 1” by Dwayne LeBlanc of Wright National Flood

2:45 pm—3:45 pm         A5—     “The Anatomy of a Pain/Psychological Evaluation” by Dr. Charlie Frey of Jefferson Neuro Behavioral Group

                                   B5 —    “Quantum Evaluation: How Big is the Pie?” by Kathy Boudreaux of Smith & Boudreaux

                                    C5 —   ”Trends in Flood Insurance/Privatization, The NFPI and Its Challenges—Part 2” by Dwayne LeBlanc of Wright National Flood

3:45 pm—4:45 pm         A6—     “Outpatient Billing—Going on the Offense” by Denis Paul Juge of Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Rule & Frierman and John Kocke of CoreCare Management

                                    B6 —    “How to Keep Tort Claims Out of Litigation” by Tonya Smith of Smith & Boudreaux

   C6 —    “Trends in Flood Insurance/Privatization, The NFPI and Its Challenges—Part 3” by Dwayne LeBlanc of Wright National Flood

Friday, June 9, 2017

7:00 am—12:00 am       Exhibitors break down

8:00 am—8:30 am         Continental Breakfast

8:30 am—9:30 am         A7—     ”Hip Pain” by Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez of Baton Rouge Orthopaedic

B7 —   Mobile Rapid Response to Catastrophic Trucking Accidents or Other Major Incidents" by Mark Perkiins of Perkins & Associates

                                    C7—    “Content Restoration” by Shawn Folks of Guarantee Restoration Services

9:30 am—10:30 am        A8—     “Keeping Up with Medicare . . How CMS’ New  Policies are Impacting Everyday Claims Practice” by Mark Popolizio of ISO Claims Partners

                                    B8—     “Reducing Electronic Claims Costs” by Mark Aronson of ERS of South Louisiana

                                    C8—    “Smart Homes & Lightning” by Michael DeHarde, P.E. of U. S.  Forensic

10:30 am—10:45 am     Break

10:45 am — 11:45 am   A9 —    “Updates in Workers Compensation Law” by Charles J. Duhe of Taylor, Wellons, Politz & Duhe, APLC

B9 —    “Negotiations 101—Tips for Quickly & Effectively Resolving Claims” by Jeffery Waltz and Kellie Broom of The Waltz Law Group

C9 —  “Asbestos & Mold—Insurance Claims Environmental Hazard Issues” by Wesley Hall of Haltran Environmental Services, LLC

Address: LCA / P O Box 14806 / Baton Rouge, LA 70898

Phone: 225-291-2806

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