LawSense: Law for Chiropractors

August 27, 2020

Principals Nevena Brown and Sharlene Wellard will be presenting three webinars for the LawSense series ‘Law for Chiropractors.’


Presentation 1: ‘Supervision and Management of Professional Contract Staff: Understanding Rights and Obligations, Access to Files and Records and Dealing with Former Staff Taking Clients’

Principal Sharlene Wellard will deliver this presentation on Thursday 27th August 2020 at 7pm AEST. The presentation will cover:

  • Different commercial arrangements involving professional staff
  • Essential contact issues
  • Defining independent contractors
  • Rights and obligations of independent contractors
  • Filing and records in relation to independent contractors
  • Liability and insurance in relation to contractors
  • Supervision requirements
  • Former staff ‘taking’ your clients


Presentation 2: ‘Responding to Medicare, Workers’ Compensation or Health Fund Audits: Understanding the Triggers and Your Rights and Obligations’

Principal Nevena Brown will deliver this webinar on Saturday 29th August 2020 at 1pm AEST. This presentation will cover:

  • Audit triggers for Medicare, workers’ compensation organisations or health funds
  • Overview the audit process
  • Audit requirements
  • Dealing with patient privacy
  • Legal options where you disagree with the findings or outcome of an audit


Presentation 3: ‘Chiropractor Prosecutions and Sanctions Case Studies: What Have Chiropractors Been Investigated and Sanctioned for; How Have Matters Been Conducted; and Exploring How to Respond’

Principal Nevena Brown will deliver this webinar on Thursday 10th September 2020 at 7pm AEST. This webinar will cover:

  • Complaints against chiropractors, including neck manipulations and treatment of children
  • Chiropractors and social media
  • Complain criteria
  • Investigation and prosecution process
  • Confidentiality, privacy and reputation
  • Appeal options

More information and registration is available here.

Please feel free to contact Principal Nevena Brown or Sharlene Wellard if you have further questions.