ICT Schedules WC Seminars

October 15, 2003

The Insurance Council of Texas announced its 2003 Texas workers’ compensation seminar series will take place Oct. 29, Nov. 4 and Nov. 12.

Planned sessions include an update on legislation passed in the 78th Texas Legislature; an update on regulatory issues; a review of significant judicial, appeals panel, and SOAH decisions; an overview of the new Medical Fee Guideline Policies; a presentation on ethics in claims handling; and a Q&A session with the presenters.

Dates and locations are as follows:
· Oct.29: Austin Marriott at the Capitol, 701 East 11th Street, Austin.
· Nov. 4: Houston Marriott West Loop, 1750 West Loop South, Houston.
· Nov. 12: Crowne Plaza Suites; 7800 Alpha Road; Dallas.

Speakers for the seminars include: Richard Geiger, a partner at Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP; Kevin McGillicuddy, director of Workers’ Compensation Services, Parker & Associates; Julie Shank is President of JShank Consulting; and Jane Stone, a partner at the Austin law firm of Wilson, Grosenheider, Moore and Jacobs, LLP.

The Texas Department of Insurance has approved CE credits for these seminars.

For more information on the seminars, contact Karen Barrington at (512) 444-9611 or kbarrington@insurancecouncil.org.

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