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Urgent Action Need: No Repeal Without Replacement31-Jan-2017

We are asking you to contact your federal lawmakers and urge them not to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a comprehensive replacement plan. Congress is currently putting forth legislat.. Read More...

Scott Dingwall Passes Away18-Jan-2017

It is with a great deal of sadness that we announce the passing of Scott Dingwall earlier this afternoon. Back in 2013, Scott was profiled in a video produced for BIAMI ( Read More...

Brain Injury Association Hires Director of Development and Marketing 10-Jan-2017

Brighton, Mich., January 10, 2017 – The Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI) has announced the hiring of Gerald Schorin as Director of Development and Marketing. Schorin will be prim.. Read More...

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BIA HOME : Legal Conference

Legal Conference

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Inn at St. John's | Plymouth, MI

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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.

Who should attend:

Survivors, Family Members, Caregivers, Case Managers, Health Care Professionals, Social Workers, Attorneys, Psychologists, Nurses, and Counselors.

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. Contract BIAMI for the scholarship form and information, 810-229-5880.

Continuing Education

This event will be applied to the following organizations for 4.0 CEUs:

  • Case Management (CCMC)
  • State of MI Social Work (SW)
  • Nursing (ONA)
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS)

Exhibits & Sponsorships

At the BIAMI Annual Legal Conference you can reach out to a variety of professionals and network with industry partners making valuable connections. Download the Exhibitor & Sponsor page for package details.

For questions about Exhibiting & Sponsorship, or to register, contact Katie Blanchard.


9AM-10AM So You Think You're Insured? Voiding Policies — John Whitman, JD
10:30AM-11:30AM Jumping Through the Hoops of the Assigned Claims Facility — Jody Lipton, JD
12:30PM-12:45PM Auto No-Fault Update — Kevin McKinne
12:45PM-1:45PM 12:45PM-1:45PM — Pratheep Sevanthinathan, JD
2:15PM-3:15PM Do Providers Still have an Independent Cause of Action — Wayne Miller, JD


Registration will open in March, as soon as the agenda is released. The link to registration will be posted here.