Litigating Workers’ Compensation Cases- An Overview

Published by Minnesota Association for Justice


Litigating Workers’ Compensation Cases- An Overview
MAJ Center for Legal Education
706 Second Ave S, Suite 140
Minneapolis, MN
Original Program 11/20/2019 # 281220

Duration: 180 Minutes

45 Minutes
Claims Process Overview
Kristen Gyolai, The Law Office of Kristen Gyolai

30 Minutes
Effective Use of QRCs
Alissa O’Hara, O'Hara & Hunter Consulting, Inc.

45 Minutes
Litigating PTSD Claims
Mary Beth Boyce, Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

60 Minutes
Settlement Considerations - Panel
When to settle, meds open vs. closed, Medicare, “standard” stipulation language

Nancy Wallrich, Teplinsky Law Group, Ltd.

Gretchen A. Hall, The Law Office of Gretchen Hall, LLC
Raymond R. Peterson, McCoy Peterson, Ltd
Annie M. Davidson, JD, CMSP, ExamWorks Clinical Solutions
Kathryn Hipp Carlson, Hipp Carlson Law, PLLC

Kristen Gyolai
Kristen Gyolai is a solo practitioner, who is about to celebrate her firm’s one-year anniversary. She represents injured employees in workers’ compensation matters.Kristen seeks to create a client experience in which her clients feel heard and...More
Alissa S. O'Hara
Alissa S. O'Hara began working as a QRC in 1998. She has owned and operated O'Hara & Hunter Consulting since 2001. Alissa graduated with a Master of Science in the area of Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from St. Cloud State University in 1998....More
Mary Beth Boyce
Mary Beth Boyce is an associate at law firm of Henningson & Snoxell and practices personal injury, workers’ compensation, and PERA and MSRS Disability Law. She is a tenacious trial attorney who has successfully represented clients through jury trials...More
Nancy C. Wallrich
Nancy C. Wallrich is an attorney Teplinsky Law Group. She graduated from Skidmore College and received her JD from the William Mitchell College of Law. Nancy is also a privacy professional and maintains the CIPP/US. She is a former Adjunct Legal...More
Gretchen Hall
Gretchen Hall, a Minnesota & Wisconsin workers' compensation lawyer, focuses her practice on securing injured employee's benefits and obtaining social security benefits for disabled individuals.

Gretchen began her practice of law working as...More

Ray Peterson
Ray Peterson is a 1980 Graduate of William Mitchell. He practiced in the area of workers' compensation at Carey, Sieben’s predecessor firms from 1980 to 1999. Ray is a Founding Partner of McCoy Peterson from 1999 to the present. He is a member of the...More
Annie M. Davidson
Annie M. Davidson is an MSP Compliance Counsel for ExamWorks Clinical Solutions. Ms. Davidson has comprehensive experience in the areas of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Act compliance and Medicaid recovery in liability, no-fault, and workers’...More
Kathryn Hipp Carlson
Kathryn Hipp Carlson is a solo practitioner at Hipp Carlson Law, PLLC. Ms. Hipp Carlson has more than 20 years of experience in workers' compensation law. In her tenure, she has successfully represented clients in some of the most complex workers'...More

Originally Published

November 20, 2019

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Litigating Workers’ Compensation Cases- An Overview
  • Litigating Workers’ Compensation Cases- An Overview - Paper

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