NEWS / FIRM NEWS & EVENTS - September 2020

Join Us for the Work·Comp Work·Shop Virtual Conference

The annual Work∙Comp Work∙Shop is going 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 caselaw update, followed by two sessions that discuss workers' compensation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each of the three courses qualify for 1.0 Continuing Education (CE) credit 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:  The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly - 2020 Caselaw Update



Join Brad Delger, Elisa Murillo, and Elliot Frayne as they present new court decisions in Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law.

DATE:  Friday, October 2, 2020

TIME:  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.



Part 2:  COVID-19 and Workers' Compensation



Join Jason Schmickle, James Connor, and Stephanie Thiemann as they discuss occupational diseases, economic layoffs, and injuries working from home, in light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

DATE:  Friday, October 9, 2020

TIME:  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.



Part 3:  COVID-19 - The Aftermath



Join Kelly Lambert, Melissa LaRocca, and Aaron Meland as they discuss the impact of COVID-19 furloughs or layoffs, delay in medical and vocational rehabilitation assistance, and refusal of reasonable job offer due to COVID-19 and underlying medical issues.

DATE:  Friday, October 16, 2020

TIME:  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.