2018 Brain Injury Conference


2018 UAJ Brain Injury Conference

February 21, 2018 | 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Law & Justice Center 645 S. 200 E. SLC UT 84111

7 CLE Credit Hours (including 1 Ethics credit)

Chairs  Alan Mortensen & Paul Simmons

Honorary Chairperson – Robert Sykes

Brain Injury Alliance Executive Director Glen Lanham


Giving Thought to the Brain

8:00AM - 8:15AM:   Welcome and Introduction

Paul M. Simmons, Esq. & Alan W. Mortensen, Esq.

8:15AM - 9:15AM:    All the King’s Horses, and All the King’s Men…Understanding Concussion: Executive Functioning (EF) deficits and other potentially life-changing impairments after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)     

Dr. Parth Gandhi - Neuropsychologist               

9:15AM – 10:15AM: Give Your Family a Break and Hire a Pro! Advocating and Counseling for Care Givers

Glenn Lanham (Executive Director, Brain Injury Alliance)

Rolf Halbfell (Utah State Office of Rehabilitation)

Jolene Wyler (Utah State Office of Rehabilitation, SSDI, Medicare/Medicaid)

10:15AM - 10:30AM:    Break

10:30AM - 11:30AM:   I Can See Clearly, Now! Admissibility of Neuroimages in Personal Injury Cases

Professor Teneille Brown - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah 

11:30AM - 12:30PM:  My Brain Hurts! Now What?? Magnetoencephalography in Mild TBI

Roland Lee, MD, FACR

Dept. of Radiology, UCSD and VA San Diego


12:30-12:45PM:  Lunch

12:45-1:45PM: How Much is Your Brain Worth? Brain Injury and Future Damages


1:45PM - 2:45PM:  How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? Presenting the Loss of Consortium Claim and Defending It

Andrew Morse, Esq. 

2:45PM – 3:00PM   Break

3:00PM - 4:00PM:   Ethical Considerations for the Brain Injury Settlement (1 ethics credit)

Greg Maxwell, Esq.

4:00PM:    Closing Remarks 


Law and Justice Center

645 S. 200 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Cancellation Policy

Registration fee will not be refunded after Friday February 16th.

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