Workers’ Comp Summit: Aug 25-27, 2019 – Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME


PLENARY: Live Appellate Argument

Monday, August 26th, 2019 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Watch the Law Unfold Before Your Eyes

What’s it all about? Comp Summit attendees will gain instruction by witnessing a live Appellate Division case – the sixth annual edition of this conference component. The appeal will be heard by a panel of Administrative Law Judges.

Case: Burgett v. Northern Maine Medical Center, Appellate Division No. 19-02

Attorney for Appellate/Employee: Justin Leary, Esq. Attorney for Appellees Northern Maine Medical Center and Synernet: Allan Muir, Esq. (orally); Anne-Marie Storey, Esq. (on the brief).

Panel: Presiding Administrative Law Judge Stovall, and Administrative Law Judges Collier, Knopf, Jerome, and Pelletier.

Summary: The issue before the panel is whether a statutory change in the minimum wage is independently sufficient to demonstrate the changed economic circumstances necessary to revisit an established payment scheme.

Why you’ll want to participate in this session.

  • Gain instruction on the appellate process and, what makes for a strong oral argument.
  • Through the ALJ’s questions and the replies of legal counsel, learn about a discrete area of workers’ compensation law and its potential impact on the parties and the system.

Approved for 1 SHRM, HRCI (HR) General, and Maine Attorney CLE Credit.

Applying for CCMC Credit.