Whiplash, Spinal Trauma & Personal Injury Cases – March 23rd & 24th

Friday evening & Saturday full-day session in Bellevue, WA

This highly-rated course is indispensable for health care providers interested in learning cutting edge medical, legal and insurance developments and information necessary to successfully evaluate, treat and manage patients with whiplash, spinal trauma and personal injury claims.

Up to 12 Continuing Education credits. See below for full details.



Our 2-day seminar kicks off Friday evening with “grand rounds” where you’re invited to bring in real cases for analysis and feedback. Saturday starts early and will feature in-depth courses and Q&A with Dr. Dan Murphy and the Adler Giersch attorney team.

See what past attendees have to say: 

“This is the best Saturday in post-graduate education.” – L. Peterson, DC

“Adler Giersch offers exceptional seminars that have always keep me up to date in my practice for the past 25 plus years.” – L. Bray, LMP

“Good preparation for serving MVC patients. I feel much more prepared to take care of documenting care of these patients”– J. Pemberton, MD

“I enjoy philosophy, but if you do any PI/Ins work, this seminar is essential.” – A. Ilk, DC

Friday March 23, 2018

6:00pm-8:00pm Pre-Seminar ‘Grand Rounds’: Dr. Daniel Murphy and attorney Richard Adler of Adler Giersch host a “grand rounds.”  Bring your clinical and/or forensic case discussion. Food and beverage provided.

Saturday March 24, 2018

7:00am-8:00am Registration
8:00am-9:00am Trauma, Pain, Inflammation, Fibrosis, Chronic Pain, and the Role of Gut Health in Healing – Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO
9:00am-9:30am Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) in PIP and Liability Claims: Establishing Care After MMI is Reached and Getting Paid – Richard Adler
9:30am-9:45am BREAK
9:45am-10:30am Trauma, Upper Cervical Imaging: MRIs, Mismatch of C1-C2, Impinging Flow of Cerebral Spinal Fluid. The Potential Role of Spinal Adjustment – Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO
10:30am-11:15am Opioid Crisis, Pharmacology and Receptors – Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO
11:15am-12:00pm Aggravation of Pre-Existing Conditions: Trauma Superimposed on Prior Condition; Apportioning Multiple Trauma—The Law, and Clinical Best Practices in Documentation – attorney Melissa D. Carter, Adler Giersch
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch and Learn. Box Lunch Provided.  Updates on Medical-Legal-Insurance Issues. Low Property Damage; Social Media, eviCore – attorneys Steven J. Anglés and Jacob W. Gent, Adler Giersch
1:00pm-2:00pm Live Demonstration of Chiropractic Practice Techniques for TMJ, Uncinate Process, and Positional Vertigo – Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO
2:00pm-2:30pm Riding Sharing with Uber or Lyft. Whose PIP Pays for Treatment When Your Patient is a Passenger or Driver? Update on Washington Law – attorney Lauren E. Adler, Adler Giersch
2:30pm-3:00pm Medical Records Request Update: Confusion, Paper, Digital, Reimbursement – attorney Arthur D. Leritz, Adler Giersch
3:00pm-3:15pm BREAK
3:15pm-4:00pm Vertebral Artery Subluxation/Dissection. Research Update – Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO
4:00pm-4:45pm Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI): Proper Diagnosis, Error Rate, and Best Practices for Documentation – attorney Richard H. Adler, Adler Giersch
4:45pm-5:15pm Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and the Risk of Neurodegenerative Disorders – Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO
5:15pm-6:00pm Must Know Key Medial Research and Its Impact on Understanding Whiplash and Spinal Trauma: What They Got Right v. What They Got Wrong – Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO

Event Details

Date: March 23, 2018

Start time: 06:00 p.m.

End time: 05:00 p.m.

Venue: The Bellevue Club
11200 SE 6th Ave, Bellevue, WA

Email: marye@adlergiersch.com


Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO

Nationally known expert in the chiropractic profession. He serves on the faculty of Life Chiropractic College-West and has taught more than 1000 continuing education courses. Additionally, Dr. Murphy has more than 30 years of clinical experience.

Richard H. Adler, JD

Mr. Adler is the founding principal of Adler Giersch. Excellence in advocacy for his clients and protecting their access to treatment led to his selection as a SuperLawyer™ by his attorney peers. He's a frequent lecturer and author of several publications on medical-legal-insurance matters.

Lauren E. Adler, JD

Before joining Adler Giersch, Ms. Adler was a trial litigation attorney for the WA State Office of the Attorney General, representing Children’s Administration in cases of child abuse and neglect. She continues her mission to advocate for those without a voice, fighting for her clients against insurance companies that try to take advantage injured people.

Steven J. Angles, JD

Steven Angles’ practice focuses on cases involving severe injuries, insurance coverage, and complex personal injury claims. He has extensive courtroom experience, having tried over 35 jury trials and 100 bench trials in his career. Steven is bilingual, with fluency in Spanish. He works throughout the Puget Sound and manages Adler Giersch in Kent.

Melissa D. Carter, JD

Sensing an alarming imbalance of fairness between insurance companies and injured individuals, Ms. Carter resigned as Senior Trial Counsel for Nationwide Insurance and accepted a position at the firm she admired most, Adler Giersch. Since that time, she has been selected as a SuperLawyer by her attorney peers.

Jacob W. Gent, JD

Prior to working at Adler Giersch, Mr. Gent was a senior negotiator and Litigation Specialist for Farmers Insurance Company. He has worked at Adler Giersch for over 15 years, starting as a Case Manager, he was inspired to become an attorney.

Arthur D. Leritz, JD

It was through his representation of at-fault defendants and insurance companies for over 11 years in a wide variety of complex personal injury litigation that Arthur Leritz realized his true calling was to join Adler Giersch to advocate and protect those with traumatic injuries.

$335.00Book ticket