2018 San Jose (CA) Chapter Meeting: Nov. 8

DMECChapter News

2018 Cases in Review & Legislative Updates

Meeting Overview

November 8, 2018 | 8:00-11:00 am PT

Join us for the final DMEC San Jose (CA) chapter meeting on Nov. 8! We will explore the “ins and outs” of workers’ compensation (WC), the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We’ll also cover 2018 WC cases in review, and highlight what to expect in 2019.

DMEC members receive discounts on DMEC chapter meetings. Log in to your DMEC account prior to registering to receive member pricing.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of the new attacks on apportionment.
  • Discover what employers need to know about psychiatric  injuries.
  •  Explore how fraud doesn’t necessarily bar benefit (Person Ford v. WCAB).


  • William J. Armstrong 
    Bill Armstrong is the founder of Armstrong Law Firm, located in San Jose, California. His areas of expertise include workers’ compensation defense, employment counseling when work injuries implicate ADA/FEHA/FMLA issues, and health and safety compliance. For many years, Bill’s practice has focused on the most complex matters, especially those requiring the defense and management of employment discrimination risks which generate from work injury claims and issues. During his career, Bill has successfully represented his clients in high profile litigation from California to Ireland. Bill received his J.D. from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento in 1975, and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Pacific, Stockton, cum laude in 1971. He is a former member of the State Bar of California Workers’ Compensation Law Advisory Commission and a frequent presenter for the California State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section, the California Applicant’s Attorneys Association, and the California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association. In addition to the practice of law, Bill has worked extensively in assisting employer groups with the drafting, analysis, and improvement of legislation.


8:00-8:30 am Registration, breakfast buffet, and networking
8:30-8:45 am President’s welcome and announcements
8:45-10:45 am Presentation and Q&A
10:45-11:00 am Closing remarks


The following CEUs will be offered for this event. Please pick up CEU forms at the end of the meeting.

  • CPDM: 2
  • PHR/SPHR: 2


Biltmore Hotel
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Registration Fees

Your registration for this chapter event includes breakfast. Please register by Nov. 1. 

Registration Fee
DMEC members $48
Nonmembers $58

DMEC members receive discounts on DMEC chapter meetings. Log in to your DMEC account prior to registering to receive member pricing. Not sure if your organization is a member? Use our online form to verify membership and sign up as an individual under your company’s membership.

Meeting Partner

Armstrong Law Firm