Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Ronald J. Fonner Serves As Panelist For Annual Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Conference

Quatrini Rafferty partner Ronald J. Fonner was a featured panelist at the statewide Workers' Compensation Conference hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Mr. Fonner's portion of the seminar addressed medical cost containment in the workers' compensation system, including the legal ramifications of a panel physican, legal considerations on a utilization review appeal, basic procedures of hearings, compelling an independent medical examination (IME), the physician's comments on an IME, the rights of parties (including providers) and litigating a fee review appeal. More details on the conference can be found on the Department of Labor and Industry's website: