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
Bernard & Merrill congratulates Attorney Stuart on his appointment to the Bar Association’s Legislative Committee for the 2016-2017 Association Year. The Legislation Committee reviews legislation pending before the New Hampshire Legislature to determine if the proposal affects the administration of justice, the composition and operation of the courts, the practice of law or the legal profession.
The National Workers Compensation Defense Network is hosting its 2016 Fall Conference in Chicago, Illinois on September 22, 2016. The NWCDN event is open to all NWCDN member firms and their invited guests, and attendees are never charged. The all-day conference will be conducted on September 22, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, located at 505 N. Michigan Avenue.
Eric Bernard has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Granite State Senior Games, Inc., the New Hampshire affiliate of the National Senior Games Association. The Group promotes healthy active lifestyles for individuals age 50 and over through education, fitness and athletic competitions and serves as the qualifying body for competition in the biennial National Senior Games.
Bernard & Merrill PLLC congratulates Attorney Bernard on his recent election as a Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers a national organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the highest standards of professional conduct, integrity with clients, opponents, colleagues and the bench; and excellence in the presentation of law and fact in the practice of workers’ compensation law.