Legal Conference

This conference has been merged into the Annual Fall Conference. For more information, please visit our Annual Fall Conference page.

This is a one day conference to focus on the complex legal issues facing people with brain injuries. Learn about the legal system and the protection and resources offers to individuals and their families living with brain injuries.

Reduced Rate Scholarships are available for brain injury survivors and their families who are in need of financial assistance. You must be a current BIAMI member to be eligible for a scholarship. Contact BIAMI for the scholarship form and information, 810-229-5880.


  • The Inn at St. John’s
  • 44045 Five Mile Rd, Plymouth, MI 48170
  • All sessions will be held in the Grande Ballroom
  • Parking: Follow signs for the Grande Ballroom

Lodging Information

Rooms are available for Tuesday June 19th for $155 a night. Reservations must be made by May 28, 2018. To make yours, call (734) 414-0600.

Registration is open. Click on the button above to register.

Who should attend:

  • Health Care Professionals
  • Family Members
  • Attorneys
  • Survivors
  • Social Workers
  • Case Managers
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses
  • Counselors
  • Caregivers

Continuing Education

This event has been applied to the following organizations for 4.0 CEUs:

  • Case Management (CCMC)
  • Nursing (ONA)
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS)

2018 Sessions

Session 1

Attendant Care From a Legal and Medical Perspective

Learn how attendant care has evolved as an allowable expense and the many factors that go into a claim for attendant care, from both a medical and legal standpoint.

Michael Andary, M.D., and Margaret Browning, J.D.

Session 2

Home Modifications Under the No-Fault Act: A to Z

Maureen brings her nearly 20 years of experience specializing in Home Modification claims under the No-Fault Act to this presentation. She will walk you through the important foundation for home modification claims and help you avoid the pitfalls. There will be practical examples of common fact patterns, negotiation strategies and settlement agreements. Maureen H. Kinsella, J.D.

Session 3

The Fundamentals of Work Loss Claims

We will learn the fundamentals of work loss claims under the no-fault law. This will include standard work loss claims, claims for the temporarily unemployed and claims involving deceased claimants and their dependent survivors. Legal and practical aspects of claims will be discussed.

Wayne Miller, B.A., J.D.

2018 Agenda

Continental breakfast, buffet lunch and exhibit breaks are included

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Prepare for Session
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Attendant Care From a Legal and Medical Perspective 90 minutes
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Exhibit Break
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Home Modifications under the No-Fault Act: A to Z 90 minutes
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Exhibit Break
1:15 PM Exhibitor Drawing
1:30PM - 3:00 PM The Fundamentals of Work Loss Claims 90 minutes
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Legislative Update — Tom Constand, BIAMI President/CEO

Thanks to our Legal Conference Planning Committee

Margaret Browning, J.D.
Jody Lipton, J.D
Michelle Mull, B.A.

Ticket Pricing

  • Individual Professional Registration: $150
  • Brain Injury Survivor & Family Rate: $65

Exhibits, Sponsorships, & Speaker Applications

At the BIAMI Annual Legal Conference you can reach out to a variety of professionals and network with industry partners making valuable connections.

Exhibitor spots are now full for the 2018 Legal Conference.
  • Download the Exhibitor & Sponsor page for package details
  • For questions about Exhibiting & Sponsorship, or to register, contact Alexandra Weston
  • We are not currently accepting applications for speakers.
  • We are now accepting applications for speakers for our 2019 Legal Conference. Go to our Speaker Applications page to download and complete the forms.
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