NEWS / FIRM NEWS & EVENTS - September 2021

Join Us for the 2021 WorkComp WorkShop Virtual Conference

The annual Work·Comp Work·Shop is virtual this year! Join Aafedt Forde attorneys for a three-part webinar series in October.

The series will take place on the first three Fridays in October, starting with a PTSD webinar, then a caselaw update, and will close with an interactive panel discussion with breakout rooms on five different claims toics.

Each of the three courses may qualify for 1.0 Continuing Education (CE) credit (approval pending) for adjusters and 1.0 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit (approval pending) for attorneys. Please register for the webinars using the links below.


Part 1:  Eliminating the Stress from PTSD Claims



Join presenters Kelly Lambert, Andrew Grimsrud, and Jacob Colling for a webinar that will help attendees identify the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in individuals and the components for a work injury to be deemed compensable.

DATE:  Friday, October 1, 2021

TIME:  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CST





Part 2:  The Good, The Bad, & Ugly - 2021 Caselaw Update



Join Brian Holly and Stepahnie Thiemann as they present new court decisions in Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law.

DATE:  Friday, October 8, 2021

:  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CST



Part 3:  Pick Your Tough Claim Topic: Panel Discussions



Join Aafedt Forde attorneys for an interactive panel discussion. Attendees will have the option to join one of five different breakout rooms on a variety of workers' compensation topics:
  • Room 1: Primary Liability: Are You In Denial?
  • Room 2: Arising Out of Employment: Dissecting the Doctrines
  • Room 3: Issues and Challenges with Returning Employees to Work
  • Room 4: Defending Medical Marijuana Claims: A Joint Effort
  • Room 5: Ms. Peacock, in the Warehouse, With the Forklift: Clues for Handling a Complex Workers’ Compensation Case

DATE:  Friday, October 15, 2021

TIME:  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST