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Personal Injury As You Don’t Know It - Panel Discussions From the Experts


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Description

The California Chiropractic Association (CalChiro) presents a special 8-hour personal injury CE event: Personal Injury As You Don’t Know It - Panel Discussions From the Experts on Saturday, August 13 at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn from some of California’s foremost chiropractors and attorneys. In an exciting new format you will get insights from some of the best in the field all through panel discussions.

The world of personal injury is constantly changing and evolving. CalChiro wants to provide California's chiropractors with the latest knowledge regarding treatment and management of personal injury claims. Eliminate some of the headaches that are often associated with personal injury.

Learn from a wide variety of chiropractors and attorneys. Gain knowledge to better serve your patients.

Your registration includes lunch & reception.

Credits

CE CREDIT: This program has been approved for 8 in-person CE hours by the CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners.


Mandatory In-person CEUs

This program is approved for 5 mandated (History Taking & Physical Exam, Ethics & Law, Billing & Coding) in-person CE hours by the CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners: CA-A-22-08-08059, CA-A-22-08-08058, CA-A-22-08-08055.


General In-person CEUs

This program is approved for 3 general (Pain Management, X-ray) in-person CE hours by the CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners: CA-A-22-08-08056,CA-A-22-08-08057.



Speaker

Albert Abkarian, Esq's Profile

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Albert Abkarian is a senior partner at Abkarian & Associates.  He has been practicing for over 29 years and has been named as Super Lawyer by Daily Journal four years in a row.  He has been featured in Forbes,  Newsweek and Angeleno magazines as premiere lawyer.   He has handled hundreds of trials and arbitrations in California and has been a pro chiropractic advocate for years.  He was named trial lawyer of the year in 2021 by American Institute for legal professionals. 







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Alexander C. Eisner, Esq's Profile

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Shawn Steel Law Firm


Alexander Eisner is an attorney at Shawn Steel Law Firm and the head of the litigation department. He is a Personal Injury attorney serving communities throughout California. He also handles wrongful termination, contract dispute, and business litigation cases at the district and federal level.

 

Prior to joining Shawn Steel, Alexander was a litigator at Hitzke & Ferran, LLP where he ran their litigation department from 2015-2017, and prior to that Alexander handled medical malpractice defense cases for Bonne, Bridges, Muller, O’Keefe, and Nichols. From 2008-2011 Alexander worked for the US Department of State as a Program Analyst and from 2011-2014 as a Certified Law Clerk for the LA District Attorney’s Office for the Sex Crimes Division, Major Crimes, and Preliminary Hearings unit. During that time he second chaired 2 trials to conviction and conducted 3 preliminary hearings, all of which were held to answer. Alex was admitted to the California Bar in December of 2014 and is licensed to practice before all Courts of the State of California, as well as the United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California. Alex is a member of The Orange County Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Division therein.

 

Alexander graduated The George Washington University in 2011 Magna Cum Laude with Departmental Honors and more recently from Loyola Law School in May, 2014 with an emphasis in criminal justice, concentration honors. While at George Washington University, Alexander earned an academic merit-based scholarship all 3.5 years and also founded a Make-A-Wish Foundation collegiate chapter. He is a graduate of the Hobbs Trial Advocacy Program and recipient of the First Honors Award therein.

 

In his spare time, Alexander founded and currently serves as the CEO for The CTCN Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises money for special needs children at the high school level.





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Shawn Steel Law Firm


Shawn Steel has practiced since 1978 creating a new field of law. By defending alternative medicine doctors, Steel developed a boutique area of law defending doctors and representing their patients in personal injury matters.

 

Steel has always been a champion for the underdogs. In fact, Steel’s landmark case was the historical Peoples Temple of the Disciples of Christ v. The Attorney General of California, No. 746571, where he represented the majority of Los Angeles based families who were victims of the Jonestown Massacre.

 

Steel has since authored over 40 articles and chapters in books, regarding personal injury and alternative medicine law. He is a frequent lecturer for doctors re-licensing credit throughout California. Steel has been teaching Ethics and Jurisprudence to doctors in training at Cleveland Chiropractic College since 1991. Governor Pete Wilson appointed Steel to serve on the California Acupuncture Board, where he served for 7 years. His colleagues elected Steel as Chairman of that Board for two years in a row. Steel has testified to the legislature, regarding changing laws impacting patient rights.



Dr. Lisa Thomson, DC, CFMP, CME's Profile

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Back Body Mind Chiropractic


Dr. Lisa Thomson is the current President of the California Chiropractic Association. She has over a decade of clinical experience and is an accomplished chiropractor, speaker, leader and businesswoman. Dr. Thomson is the owner of Back Body Mind Chiropractic in Santa Fe Springs, California, where she primarily treats patients involved in auto accidents and athletes. She is passionate about serving her profession and her local community. When not busy with work obligations, you can usually find her spending time with her kids or at a local sporting event.


Additional Info

Hotel Parking Event Day Use Self Parking: $18
Event Overnight Self Parking: $22.00

Cancellation & Refund Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY​

  • Requests for refunds must be emailed to kcarey@calchiro.org.
  • Registrants may substitute another person for the same PI Seminar at no additional cost if the substitute is the same registration type of equal value. Please email your substitution request to kcarey@calchiro.org.
  • Cancellations until June 30, 2022 are eligible for a full refund.
  • Cancellations between July 1, 2022 and July 12, 2022 are eligible for a 50% refund.
  • Cancellations after July 13, 2022 are non-refundable.

Agenda

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
REGISTRATION & EXHIBIT HALL OPENS
8:00 AM - 10:15 AM
History Taking & Physical Exam, Diagnostic Testing and Pain Management Panel Discussion with:

Kent Choi DC
Kevin Cressey DC, FCCA
Lisa Thomson DC, 
CFMP, CME

Brian Banner Esq
Minh Nguyen Esq
Mark Sweet Esq

 

 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
EXHIBIT HALL BREAK
 
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Billing & Coding Panel Discussion with:
Sarah Alfon DC
Kevin Cressey DC, FCCA

Robert Shapiro DC
Shawn Steel Esq
Alexander C. Eisner Esq
 
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
LUNCH* & EXHIBIT HALL BREAK
 
1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Chiropractic Management: History Taking & Physical Exam and Pain Management Panel Discussion with:
Kent Choi DC
Charina Holmes DC

T. Jimmy Kazandjian DC, LAc
Albert Abkarian Esq
Brett Sachs Esq
Brian Banner Esq
 
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
EXHIBIT HALL BREAK
 
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Treatment: History Taking & Physical Exam and Pain Management Panel Discussion with:
Sarah Alfon DC
Sarbjit Dhesi DC, QME, ACTAR

T. Jimmy Kazandjian DC, LAc
Jennifer Carter Esq
Brett Sachs Esq
Alexander C. Eisner Esq
 
4:50 PM - 6:50 PM
Ethics Panel Discussion with:
Kevin Cressey DC, FCCA
Sarbjit Dhesi DC, QME, ACTAR

Charina Holmes DC
Albert Abkarian Esq
Jennifer Carter Esq
Shawn Steel Esq
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
DINNER*
Hosted By: Ichthus Injury Network
 
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Provider-Attorney Program
Hosted By: Ichthus Injury Network
 
*Included with Your Registration.

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Location

Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport

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18800 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine, California 92612, United States
(949) 833-9999
www.hilton.com

Agenda

History Tak & Phys Exam/ Diag. Test./ Pain Mngmt.
Date/Time: Sat, Aug 13, 2022 - 08:00A to 10:00A (PDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Kent Choi DC, Dr. Kevin J Cressey DC, Dr. Lisa Thomson DC, CFMP, CME, Brian Banner Esq. , Minh T. Nguyen Esq
Billing/Coding
Date/Time: Sat, Aug 13, 2022 - 10:45A to 11:45A (PDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Kevin J Cressey DC, Dr. Robert J Shapiro DC, Sarah Alfon DC, Shawn Steel Esq, Alexander C. Eisner Esq
Chiropractic Management: Hist & Phys Exam/ Pain Mngmnt.
Date/Time: Sat, Aug 13, 2022 - 01:00P to 03:00P (PDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Kent Choi DC, Dr. Jimmy Kazandjian DC, LAc, Dr. Charina L Holmes DC, Albert Abkarian Esq, Brian Banner Esq. , Brett Sachs
Treatment (Hist & Phys Exam)/ Pain Mgmt.
Date/Time: Sat, Aug 13, 2022 - 03:45P to 04:45P (PDT)
Speaker(s): Brett Sachs , Jennifer C. Carter Esq, Alexander C. Eisner Esq, Dr. Sarbjit Dhesi DC, Sarah Alfon DC, Dr. Jimmy Kazandjian DC, LAc
Ethics Panel Discussion
Date/Time: Sat, Aug 13, 2022 - 04:50P to 06:50P (PDT)
Speaker(s): Brett Sachs , Jennifer C. Carter Esq, Alexander C. Eisner Esq, Dr. Sarbjit Dhesi DC, Sarah Alfon DC, Dr. Jimmy Kazandjian DC, LAc

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