Personal Injury and Practice Success Summit”

The largest Personal Injury Seminar on the Planet!

Doctors and Attorneys – $299 Early Bird Special or $399 at the door. 

** Scroll to bottom to see the full 3 day, 3 tract schedule.

@ University Park Marriott

(NOT the Downtown Marriott)

Location & Details

  • Attendance is FREE for WG Dues-Paying Members
  • CE is free for WG members but we are asking for a $20 donation to the UCPA.
  • Early Registration (before Feb 10, 2020) 
  • On-Site meal package (3 meals/person) money well spent!
  • Free parking


Dan Murphy, DC

Dan Murphy is one of the most respected and sought-after speakers in the chiropractic and research professions. He graduated magna cum laude from Western States Chiropractic College in 1978, and has more than 34 years of practice experience. He received his Diplomat in Chiropractic Orthopedics in 1986. Since 1982, Dan Murphy has served as part-time undergraduate faculty at Life Chiropractic College West, where he is currently teaching classes to seniors in the Management of Spinal Disorders. His academic rank at the college is that of Professor. Dan Murphy is on the post-graduate faculty of several chiropractic colleges. His post-graduate continuing education classes include “Whiplash and Spinal Trauma”, Neuroimmunology”, “Pediatrics”, “Phospholipid Neurobiology”, “The Neurophysiology of Therapeutic Lasers”, and “Nutrition”. Dan Murphy is the coordinator of a year-long certification program (through the International Chiropractic Association) in “Chiropractic Spinal Trauma”, which is being offered in Minneapolis this year (2012). He has taught more than 1,400 post-graduate continuing education seminars, including classes in the United States, Canada, Australia, France, England, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, New Zealand, Spain, Panama, South Korea, and Peru.

Topics: Personal Injury Research, Laser Rehab Research, Nutrition for healing Research


Jeffery States, DC

Dr. States is a 4th generation chiropractic physician. Dr. States consults and coaches physicians and attorneys in personal injury (PI) problem resolution and practice building solutions. He is the founder of the “Personal Injury Training Institute” which is the foremost PI training/consulting program of our day. Dr. States was a research assistant in the Croft/Spine Research Institute of San Diego live occupant motor vehicle studies and is skilled in helping physicians implement this research into practical use in practice. Advantages of being highly trained in Personal Injury work. [Foundation Faculty]

Topics: *Practice Management, Croft Guidelines, Medico-Legal cross communication

R. Jay Shetlin, DC – Marketing

Dr. Shetlin is an author (“The Physician’s Guide to Whiplash and Soft Tissue Injuries”) and practicing chiropractic physician. Dr. Shetlin is committed to helping Doctors, and Attorneys better communicate with each other and the community (Marketing inside and out).

Topics: * Ethics * Marketing * Practice management/case management in Marketing * Videos * Books * Publications * Do’s and Don’ts in Personal Injury

Jeff Norman, DC – Author

Dr. Jeff Norman is a popular public speaker, and author of the book; Overcoming Burnout: 7 Steps to Becoming Passionately Engaged in Your Life. He is the owner of Peterson Wellness Center; a multidisciplinary wellness-based clinic located in Logan, Utah with over 25 years of private practice experience. A graduate of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, he was awarded the Outstanding Senior Award from the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Norman has advanced training in the treatment of scoliosis and Auto Injuries, as well as Biological Homeopathic injectable treatments for pain and aesthetic (cosmetic) medicine and Ozone and IV Nutrient Therapies. He is a certified trainer for Pro-Adjuster360, instructing physicians on Computerized Adjusting techniques.

Topics: Technique. Science and research in computer assisted adjusting.

Brett Winchester, DC – MPI

Dr. Brett Winchester lectures throughout the world, teaching his functional approach to patient care. Combining manual therapy, including joint manipulation and neuromuscular stabilization, with therapeutic exercise, Dr. Winchester effectively treats functional pathologies and acts as a catalyst for patients working to enhance their performance. His current appointments include: Advanced biomechanics course instructor at Logan College of Chiropractic, Instructor and board member for the Motion Palpation Institute, Chiropractic Rehabilitation Diplomate instructor, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization instructor trained by Pavel Kolar and Gestalt Performance

Topics: Technique. Science and research in biomechanics. Motion Palpation.

Dusty Dubois, DC

“Contracts for Successful Associate Doctors”

Dr. Dubois practices in Bothell, Washington and has between 2 and 5 associates, depending on the year and when they feel it is time to move on to their own clinic. Her win/win/win contracts create the ultimate in growth and success for her, her associate doctors, and the community.

Topics: * The Business of Chiropractic. Relationship Capital, Contracts that create win/win/win

David Marcarian, MA

David is founder and president of Precision Biometrics which supplies and manufactures the MyoVision sEMG and Thermoglide systems. He was awarded a $450,000 grant from the National Institute of Health to assist the development of the MyoVision with NASA. While at NASA he utilized sEMG to evaluate the ergonomics of various hand controllers to be used in future classified Military aircraft. Mr. Marcarian holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics and a master’s in Psychophysiology through the NASA-University Program. Modern Technology that Provides Objective Evidence to Wins Cases. (Doctors, Attorneys and Staff)

Topics: *Anatomy * Science * Research * Case Support

Dr. Ryan Averett DC, MS

Dr. Ryan Averett DC, MS has a diverse background through academics and his professional career. Shortly after enlisting in the Utah Army National Guard, he went onto also earn a certification in Surgical Technology, in 2008 from Ameritech College, where he served as part of the operating room staff. From this experience, he found his true passion for helping people and decided that sports medical science is where he could best serve his community. In 2010, he took the first steps into sports medicine by attending Utah Valley University for a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, and was selected for admission to the doctoral program at the University of Western States in Portland, OR in 2014. At the University of Western States, he met David Marcarian and served as the student representative for MyoVision. He served in that role, to help create brand awareness and train the clinical staff and students on the technology and how it relates to clinical cues used to diagnose biomechanical deficits in the musculoskeletal system.

Topics: Objective findings with modern technology

Bill Gallagher, DC, CMVI

Bill Gallagher has practiced chiropractic in Arizona and California for the past 30 years. As someone who has survived several motor vehicle collisions this is an area of particular concern to him. In order to learn and teach about motor vehicle injuries he created the American Academy of Motor Vehicle Injuries. The academy’s 150 hour certificate program teaches doctors how to diagnose, document, and manage a personal injury case. Half of the core curriculum is on exam and diagnosis and all of that is based on understanding first, the mechanism of injury. He publishes a personal-injury quarterly for the Arizona Association of Chiropractic and is a contributing editor to Attorney At Law Magazine. Email: Phone: 480-664-6644

Topics: Failure to Diagnose.

Savanna Shetlin, CPC

Ms. Shetlin is a Certified Professional Coding and billing specialist with years of experience in insurance and PI billing. She has ample experience reviewing physician’s reports, SOAP notes, and working with attorneys of all levels of PI experience.

Topics: Billing, Coding, Reimbursements,. Maximizing income ethically. Minimizing losses by working with the right professionals.

Medical-Legal Q&A Panel

A mix of the best Personal Injury Attorneys, Medical, Chiropractic, Ethics and Marketing professionals you could ever ask to have on ‘the hot seat’ to answer your questions to help you succeed in practice. (Possible attorneys: Matt Kober, Bryan Larson, Adam Larson, Jeff Metler, Mike Maxwell)

Topics: * All thing – Legal, Marketing, Ethics, Practice Management, Staffing and more.

Image Consultant

DANI SLAUGH, certified image consultant, is the Dr. Phil of Style; obsessed with helping you learn how to use your wardrobe as a strategic weapon to achieve your own definition of success. Dani captivates her audiences with witty, entertaining, and provocative demonstrations that show how small changes to appearance net big changes in engagement, productivity, and personal growth. Find her at, Attorneys, Therapists and Staff)

Topics:  Dress like a Closer. Helping you present the message you mean with your wardrobe.

Dr. Nevin Rosenburg

Too many chiropractors attempt to grow their personal injury practice, projecting themselves to attorney’s and MD’s as MVC Experts, but have a public website that reflects otherwise. When your website exudes ‘jack-of-all-trades’ general chiropractor, confidence in your expertise is often lost. Correct this common mistake and join the Whiplash Resource Network at the membership level that fits your practice goals. Expert members get our premium package of perks, which also includes an exclusive (1-chiro/city) dedicated MVC site, so you can confidently showcase your exemplary skills and knowledge in the arena of MVC cases and attract the highest quality referrals. Dr. Nevin Rosenberg and the Team The Whiplash Resource Network (541) 728-3431

And several more speakers!

Want a taste of what we offer?

The Whiplash Group Podcast

Check out our podcast messages. It is free and you can listen while driving to work. >>Podcast Link<<

Seminar Location Map:

Floor plan:Tentative Schedule (Subject to Change):


Refund and Cancellation Policy:

All registration fees are 100% refundable up to 30 days prior to any of our events. 50% refund between 30 days and 1 week prior. Due to hotel contracts, no refunds after 7 days prior to event. Depending on circumstances, partial funds may be transferable to a future event.