Handling a Disability Case from Start to Finish: The Complete Guide

Feb 2, 2017 2:15pm – 4:15pm

Robert K. Scott

Law Offices of Robert K. Scott

Kristina B. Pett

Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP

(Registration begins at 2:00 pm; separate registration required) This comprehensive session will introduce you to individual disability and ERISA litigation and teach you everything you need to know from start to finish about the fundamentals of handling disability insurance cases. Whether you are new to the area, have only limited experience, or just want a comprehensive refresher, this session will enable you to get the most out of the two conference days that follows. Topics to be covered include:
  • Why the determination as to whether the case falls within ERISA or not is so important, and what aspects of the litigation it directly impacts
  • Claimant side considerations
  • Defense strategies
  • Conducting a thorough investigation early on in your case
  • Preparing and drafting:
  • Understanding and strategically using the medicals in your case
  • Effective courtroom tactics and strategies