DRI 2017 Webinars



Sessions

Reading Financial Statements for Lawyers (Part 1)


Identification: TASA1

Objectives:

  • Accounting Equation
  • GAAP (General Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Levels of Assurance
  • Asset Categories
  • Liabilities and Retained Earnings

Presented by: DRI and TASA

Speaker(s):
Standard: Free

Reading Financial Statements for Lawyers (Part 2)


Identification: TASA2

Objectives:

  • Matching Principles
  • Cost of Goods Sold
  • Manufacturing/construction
  • Income/Cashflow Statements
  • Balance Sheet Test Cases

Presented by: DRI and TASA

Speaker(s):
Standard: Free

Sandy Hook- Liability & Special Education


Identification: TASA3

Objectives:

  • High liability issues with the management of special needs students
  • Inaccurate understanding of federal law regarding special education
  • Safety issues: A management issue
  • Poor management of students: The real problem

Presented by: DRI and TASA

Speaker(s):
Standard: Free

Sleep DisordersSleep Disorders

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Sleep Disorders


Identification: TASA4

Objectives:

  • Common sleep disorders
  • Symptoms and unusual behaviors of sleep disorders
  • How to screen and test for sleep disorders
  • Medications and sleep disorders
  • Legal implications of sleep disorders

Presented by: DRI and TASA

Speaker(s):
Free

Bad Faith Cases and Mediation: How to Succeed, How to Fail

Jan 25, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Jan 25, 2017 2:30pm

Identification: DRI3417

Are you prepared to get the best results for your clients? The mediation and settlement of Bad Faith cases present special challenges and require special skills. In this program expert counsel from both the carrier and policyholder sides, and a seasoned mediator, will give you the insights and tools you need to get the job done and keep clients happy.

Objectives:

  • How to prepare for a Bad Faith mediation
  • How to do an effective Opening Joint Session
  • How to divide responsibilities between outside counsel and claims executives
  • What really goes on in the policyholder's room and how to close the deal

Speaker(s):
Standard: $50.00

Medicare Conditional Payments in 2017: Heightened Scrutiny Means Heightened Compliance Activity

Feb 23, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Feb 23, 2017 2:30pm

Identification: DRI3423

With the White House changing hands politically and increased scrutiny on fiscal responsibility, understanding how conditional payment issues affect your cases is crucial. Join nationally recognized lawyers with deep MSP subject matter expertise as they explore the subject of conditional payments in 2017. John Cattie will moderate a discussion with Rafael Gonzalez and Amy Bilton as they discuss the recent Hull v. Home Depot decision, explain why Hull (in combination with a new administration) demands a change in claims handling protocols, and provide tips for ensuring that CMS is not recovering excessive conditional payments from your clients.

Objectives:

  • Why Hull demands a change in claims handling protocols
  • How the 2016 election will lead to increased scrutiny on primary payers in 2017
  • Ways to protect your client and yourself from excessive conditional payment demands

Speaker(s):
Standard: $50.00

2016 Revisions to ERISA Claim Regulations

Mar 9, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Mar 9, 2017 2:30pm

Identification: DRI3433

The Department of Labor has just issued significant revisions to the regulation setting minimum requirements for a full and fair review of ERISA welfare benefit claims. These revisions will require significant changes in how claims are administered and litigated. A panel of experienced ERISA practitioners will tell you what you need to know about the new regulations.

Objectives:

  • How do the new regulation differ from the current regulations
  • What changes will insurers and other administrators have to make to claim procedures
  • How does the new regulation affect ERISA claim litigation

Speaker(s):
Tags: LHD ERISA
Standard: $50.00

Appellate Counsel at Trial: Protecting the Record and Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Mar 9, 2017 4:30pm ‐ Mar 9, 2017 5:30pm

Identification: DRI3432 - EasternCentral Timezones

Specialized appellate counsel can play a unique and highly beneficial role at trial and on dispositive motions, helping trial counsel obtain the best possible outcome and build the best possible record for appeal. This webcast will help both trial and appellate counsel, as well as client contacts and insurers, identify and evaluate opportunities for appellate counsel to add value by either attending trial in person or consulting from afar.

Objectives:

  • The advantages of utilizing appellate counsel at trial
  • How trial and appellate counsel should work together to create the best possible record for appeal
  • Evaluating the cost/benefit and scope of appellate counsel’s role in trial

Speaker(s):
Standard: $50.00

Artificial Intelligence: Current and Future Applications in Legal Services

Mar 29, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Mar 29, 2017 2:30pm

Identification: DRI3437

This program will introduce you to various technologies that are commonly referred to as Artificial Intelligence or Cognitive Computing. Several of these technologies, such as predictive coding and natural language processing, are already in use in legal in fields such as e-discovery, contract analysis, and legal research. AI is the next technological advancement that will revolutionize legal services around the world. DRI and Thomson Reuters have joined forces to educate you about the impact AI will have on your practice and the legal industry as a whole and how to successfully incorporate these technologies into your operations.

Objectives:

  • Several distinct Artificial Intelligence technologies and their current applications
  • The areas of legal practice most likely impacted by some AI component in the future
  • How to separate the marketplace hype around AI from market realities
  • How to put yourself and your firm in a position to take advantage of these technologies

Speaker(s):
Standard: $25.00

Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Case Law Update

Apr 12, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Apr 12, 2017 2:30pm

Identification: DRI3435

The Medicare Secondary Payer Act and accompanying regulations and procedures continue to evolve and take shape. Courts’ recent interpretations and applications of the Act have clarified some aspects of this complicated field, while simultaneously creating confusion in other respects. This program will provide the latest developments in case law, as well as the current status of procedural requirements incumbent on lawyers and liability carriers. We will offer commentary, also, on the most recent case developments involving the application of the Affordable Care Act to reduce damages exposures for future medical expenses in liability cases.

Objectives:

  • How the judiciary has addressed Medicare Secondary Payer issues
  • How to settle cases in compliance with Medicare Secondary Payer law
  • How to achieve finality in cases with Medicare beneficiaries
  • How to resolve involving conflicts between the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and state law
  • How to avoid claims for double damages under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act’s private right of action

Speaker(s):
Tags: MSP Case Law
Standard: $50.00
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