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PBA Workers' Comp Fall Section Meeting 2022

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In-Person - Hershey
Hershey Lodge & Convention Center
West Chocolate Ave & University Drive, P.O. Box 446, Hershey PA, 17033
STARTThu., Oct. 13, 2022
1:40 PM
ENDFri., Oct. 14, 2022
11:45 AM
CLE 6.5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $329.00
New Attorney: $165.00


Special Pricing Available
PBA Workers' Compensation Section Member - $299. The discount code will be made available through the section.
**This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other PBI discount**

The Workers’ Compensation Fall Section Meeting is so much more than your typical conference. 
It’s a cornerstone in PA Workers’ Compensation—the annual gathering of like-minded professionals uniting to exchange ideas, share best practices and learn new ways of doing business.

Featuring the very latest in trends, opportunities & challenges.
The Fall Section Meeting is the most efficient way to stay current on new developments, significant cases, medical perspectives, today's practice issues, judicial insights and more. You are exposed to current, practical information and the substantive knowledge you need to stay competitive.

Phenomenal Networking Opportunities
This is THE bench-bar conference for Pennsylvania workers’ comp. Your attendance puts you in direct contact with colleagues, judges, experts, and others shaping today’s practice. 

  • Catch up with friends and colleagues from across the Commonwealth 
  • Make new contacts and expand your network.
  • Power-network at the Reception on Thursday evening

Celebrate This Year's Irvin Stander Memorial Award Winner
Join the PBA Workers’ Compensation Law Section as they honor the 2022 Irvin Stander Memorial Award recipient. 

Course Materials via Digital Download
The digital book is included in your tuition. A link will be emailed to you prior to the meeting. The materials are not available for separate purchase.

Program Schedule

Thursday, October 13

1:40 PM – 2:00 PM

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
State of the Union

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Recent Developments 

3:00 PM -3:45 PM
Heart and Lung

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
50th Anniversary of WC Commission

4:45 PM – 5:15 PM
Litigating Medical Bills

5:15 PM – 5:45 PM
Litigating and Defending a Late Answer

5:45 PM – 6:15 PM
Recent Developments (continued) 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM

8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Friday, October 14

7:30 AM – 8:25 AM
Continental Breakfast

8:25 AM – 8:30 AM

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Recent Developments

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Exclusive Remedy

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Recent Developments (continued)

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Ethical Consideration

Hotel Information
For those traveling, overnight rooms are available at the Hershey Lodge. To receive special pricing, contact the Reservation Office at 855-729-3108, and mention the PBA 2022 WORKERS' COMPENSATION SECTION, October 13, 2022. The Hershey Lodge Reservation Office is open daily, Monday - Sunday, 8:00am - 8:00pm. Group Room rate is $259.00 per room per night plus taxes. Credit cards are charged a one night's advance deposit including tax at time of booking a room reservation ($259.00 room rate per room per night plus 11% tax = $287.49.) Deadline to reserve is Monday, September 19, 2022. After this date, room prices may increase and/or rooms may not be available. 

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Practice Areas


Thomas C. Baumann Esq. Abes Baumann PC
Katherine E. Bavoso Esq. Cipriani & Werner (Lemoyne)
Lawrence R. Chaban Esq. Alpern Schubert PC
William M. Conwell Esq. Cipriani & Werner, PC (Pgh)
Adam N. Crosier Esq. Marzzacco Niven & Associates
Hon. Elizabeth A. Crum HP Law LLC
Nariman P. Dastur Esq. DeAngelis Dastur & Associates PC
Hon. Joseph J. DeRita PA Department of Labor & Industry Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication (Hbg)
Stephen J. Fireoved Esq. Department of Corrections
Hon. Alfonso Frioni Jr. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Pitt)
David G. Greene Esq. Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP (Phila)
Jeffrey S. Gross Esq. Gross & Kenny, LLP
Barbara E. Holmes Esq. Blaufeld Schiller & Holmes LLP
Marla A. Joseph Esq. The Law Offices of Marla A. Joseph, LLC
Shawn P. Kenny Esq. Department of Corrections
Hon. Michael E. Koll PA Department of Labor & Industry Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication (Clearfield)
Hon. Leah M. Lewis PA Department of Labor & Industry Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication (Hbg)
Valerie H. Lieberman Esq. Naulty Scaricamazza & McDevitt LLC (Media)
George E. Martin Esq. Martin Law LLC
R. Burke McLemore Jr., Esq. Thomas Thomas & Hafer LLP (HBG)
Regina M. Parker Esq. Thomas Thomas & Hafer LLP (Phila)
Vincent J. Quatrini Jr., Esq. Quatrini Rafferty
Hon. Tina Maria Rago PA Department of Labor & Industry Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication (Phila)
Hon. Cathleen A. Sabatino PA Department of Labor & Industry Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication (Allentown)
Marianne H. Saylor Esq. PA Department of Labor & Industry Bureau of Workers' Compensation (Hbg)
Hon. Todd B. Seelig PA Department of Labor & Industry Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication (Phila)
Amit J. Shah Esq. Martin Law LLC
James A. Tinnyo Esq. Thomas Thomas & Hafer LLP (HBG)
Hon. Jean S. Wright PA Department of Labor & Industry Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication (Erie)
Kimberly A. Zabroski Esq. The Chartwell Law Offices LLP (Sewickley)
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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