Jeffrey Adelson to speak at National Workers’ Compensation Judiciary College

ATB’s Jeffrey M. Adelson, General Counsel and Managing Partner, National Practice Group has been invited to speak at the upcoming 5th Annual National Workers’ Compensation Judiciary College in Orlando, Florida.  The topic will be “A View From the Other Side of the Bench.”  Mr. Adelson will provide the Judicial College with his insights as a trial attorney as well as how the Judges behavior impacts the outcome and the duration of litigation in unexpected ways.

New Continuing Education Video: “Handling the IMR Process”

ATB LAW: New Video

ATB’s Managing Partner of Continuing Education, Michael J. Costello, has a new video posted on our Continuing Ed Video Library. To view the presentation, please click on the title “Handling the IMR Process” located on our homepage. Michael has created a guide to the new Independent Medical Review that all California cases as of 7/1/13 are subject to. The accompanying PowerPoint can be requested directly by contacting Mr. Costello at

Watch the “Handling the IMR Process” Video



Keys to Successful Workers’ Comp Claim Closure

Across the entire workers’ compensation industry, many insurance companies and employers are sitting on large-tail claims that have exceeded the ultimate values forecast in prior years.  In a current article for Claims Journal, Steven C. Testan, Founder and Senior Managing Partner, ATB, and Misty Price, Director of Analytics, discuss keys for insurance companies to conduct successful initiatives to close their paid claims and drive down incurred losses.

Click here to read the full article

By Steven C. Testan, Founder and Senior Managing Partner, and Misty Price, Director of Analytics

ATB Expands Civil Litigation Department

atb full logo 418 x 396ATB announces the expansion of the practice areas handled by its Civil Litigation Department
ATB has announced that its Civil Litigation Department is now consulting and defending employers in a wide-range of civil litigation matters, including the defense of personal injury claims; FEHA and ADA cases; wage & hour claims; Cal/OSHA investigations; and is State and Federal  subrogation cases. ATB is now achieving its goal of being a full-service employer’s firm, and  can handle all aspects of its clients’ federal and state employment-related litigation needs.
Michael McLean, the Managing Partner of ATB’s Civil Litigation Department, observed that “ATB’s national footprint, skill and resources, uniquely position ATB to meet the employment-related needs of its local and national clients.”
Please contact Michael D. McLean for more information.