The Brain And Spine Injury Symposium

April 10, 2024

The Brain and Spine Injury Symposium is a comprehensive medical legal professional development program designed to provide healthcare professionals and legal practitioners with an in-depth understanding of brain and spine injuries. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from leading experts providing insights in concussion, traumatic brain injury including spinal related injuries. Additionally, this program will involve a detailed discussion on structured settlements in complex cases, providing attendees with a better understanding of this alternative approach to compensation and its potential benefits for both plaintiffs and defendants involved in brain and spine injury litigation.


Part III: Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty, Lumbar Fusion and AI in Medical Decision Making and Medical Legal Evaluation

CPD Accredited Program (1 hour)

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 at 12:00 – 1:00 pm MST

Part III of our Program features a two-part topic presented by our Keynote Speaker, Spine Surgeon Dr. Cory Cundal. The first part will include an engaging discussion on lumbar disc arthroplasty, also known as disc replacement surgery, and lumbar fusion for low back pain. The second part of the program will cover the integration of AI into medical decision making and medical legal evaluation. This program is an accredited Law Society program.


Previously in the Series:

Part I: Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury – Symptoms, Causation and Management

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 12:00 – 1:00 pm MST.

The first part of the symposium will delve into the intricacies of concussion and traumatic brain injury. Our expert, Dr. Nav Chaudhary, Neuro-Surgeon will discuss the physiological processes underlying concussions, exploring their clinical symptoms, diagnostic approaches, and management strategies. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the long-term implications of concussion, including cognitive and behavioral changes, and the importance of early intervention. Legal perspectives on concussion related cases will also be explored and discussed by Priscilla Cicek, National Director of Business Development, Viewpoint, shedding light on key considerations that are raised at trial.

The Brain and Spine Injury Symposium offers a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals and legal practitioners to deepen their understanding of concussion, mTBI, and spinal injuries.

Part II: Brain Injury and Cognitive Impairment, a Neuropsychological Perspective

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 at 12:00 – 1:00 pm MST

Part two of the symposium will delve into the intricacies of concussion/brain injury and cognitive impairment. Our expert, Dr. Michael Maclean, Neuropsychologist, will discuss concussion/mTBI, impact on cognitive functioning, determining cognitive deficits, factors that impact cognitive functioning and other post-concussion symptoms, possible treatments, and affect on vocational functioning.

This seminar will be facilitated by Lisa Ulrich, Senior Executive Director at AssessMed.