Michelle Otero Valdés Presents at 67th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference
On August 22, 2012, Michelle Otero Valdés of Chalos & Co, P.C. – International Law Firm spoke as part of a panel at the 67th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference in Orlando, Florida on the topic of Jones Act Claims, 905(b) and Other Marine Injury Claims: Defenses and Damages. This national conference focuses on national workers' compensation and safety industries, gathering stakeholders to study and be educated on issues of common concern – including insurance adjusters, lawyers, doctors and others with a stake in workers' compensation and safety issues. The unprecedented number of breakouts and the quality of presenters representing states throughout the country truly make this conference a national event that is not missed by parties committed to workers' compensation and safety issues. The full-day Longshore and Harbor Workers' breakout session in which Ms. Otero Valdés was involved was attended by numerous Department of Labor and other governmental representatives, marine insurance adjusters, maritime and workers' compensation lawyers, terminal operators, port operators and medical service organizations.
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