Eric Bernard will present an Update on Developments in New Hampshire Workers’ Compensation Law at the 17th Annual Labor & Employment Law Update Continuing Legal Education program hosted by the New Hampshire Bar Association. The seminar is scheduled on April 12, 2018, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, New Hampshire.
Bernard & Merrill is pleased to announce that Margaret P. Sack, Esq., has become a partner of the firm. Meg will continue her dedication to workers’ compensation law, representing self-insured employers, third-party administrators and workers’ compensation insurance carriers.
Bernard & Merrill welcomes Michelle A. Broadhurst to its team of attorneys. Michelle joins the firm after practicing as in-house counsel for a large insurance company and is former chair of the New Hampshire Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section. Michelle has extensive experience counseling employers and insurance carriers in complex workers’ compensation and insurance matters.
Attorney Sack will be a faculty member for NH Bar Association CLE seminar, Marijuana Law Update, on March 7, 2017. She will speak about the Workers’ Compensation Carrier Perspective on Medical Marijuana. For more information, please visit https://nhbar.inreachce.com/Details?groupId=a2428e67-008d-4aac-9c88-b2f0d69363e7
NH Bar News recently published “Workers’ Comp & Personal Injury: Opioids and the Injured Worker: Collaboration that Could Save Lives”, written by Gary S. Harding, in their August 17th, 2016 edition. The article discusses the opioid epidemic, the use of opioids as a treatment for chronic pain resulting from injuries sustained at work, and how insurance carriers and doctors should work together to ensure opioid therapy decreases pain, increases functionality, and progress is sufficiently demonstrated. Find the full article at