Altoona, PA Attorney Michael J. O'Connor, founder of Michael J. O’Connor & Associates, was named Chair of the Workers' Compensation and Workplace Injury Section at the 2010 American Association for Justice (AAJ) Section Elections held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at the AAJ 2010 Annual Convention which ran from July 10 – 14, 2010.
At the convention, Attorney O’Connor was asked to moderate for the Workers’ Compensation Education Program which included topics on Ethical Considerations for the Workers’ Compensation Practitioner: Professionalism and The Evolution of Workplace Injuries: Documenting Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Maximizing Recovery – Identification, Diagnosis, and Treatment in Upper and Lower Extremity Crush Injuries.
The AAJ Annual Convention features education programs for plaintiff lawyers with a national focus; Section, Litigation Group, and Committee meetings; and a line up of political speakers, including candidates, elected officials and pundits. Thousands of trial lawyers from across the U.S., Canada, and beyond attended this event gaining a national perspective on substantive legal topics and valuable advocacy skills.
The Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Injury section of the AAJ is dedicated to educating its members on available legal solutions for protecting employees throughout the country. By keeping its members up-to-date on workers’ compensation issues, this section of the AAJ also åprovides legal resources for individuals and groups of workers who have been injured on the job. Because of the work that the AAJ does in defending injured workers, Attorney O’Connor is proud to be name the Chair of the Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Injury Section of the AAJ.
The law firm of Michael J. O'Connor & Associates encompasses fourteen office sites located in a thirteen county area throughout the state of Pennsylvania. The firm assists injured workers in obtaining workers' compensation benefits, as well as defending against insurance companies attempting to terminate, suspend, or modify lost wage benefits. More information can be obtained by visiting www.oconnorlaw.com.
The workers’ compensation attorney team at Michael J. O'Connor & Associates is ready to begin tackling your legal problem today. Email or call our toll free number at 1 (800) 518-4LAW for a free initial consultation
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