Workers' Compensation Law Committee

Time: 10:00 a.m. MCLE Hours: 1.2

Chair: Joseph R. Ebbert,

Room: St. Louis


Moderator, Joseph R. Ebbert, Chair

Call to Order

10:00 a.m.    Highlights of Senate Bill 1

This presentation will explain and discuss the anticipated impact of recently passed Senate Bill 1, which goes into effect on January 1, 2014.  The discussion includes the creation of the occupational disease due to toxic exposure, as well as the newly created mesothelioma fund.  Also, significant changes have taken place with the Second Injury Fund and its liability to injured employees in Missouri. 

Speakers:  Bart E. Eisfelder, Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, P.C.; Caroline Bean, Missouri Attorney General’s Office; and Joye Hudson, Missouri Attorney General’s Office

11:00 a.m.    Division of Workers' Compensation Update and Committee Business

                        •          CLE Program Planning Committee
                        •          Procedure & Practice Subcommittee
                        •          Legislative Review Subcommittee
                        •          DWC Update 

11:50 a.m.    ADJOURN