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Mark Somers has over twenty three years of experience in Workers’ Compensation. He has handled thousands of workers’ compensation cases, including claims requiring testimony from injured workers, witnesses, private investigators and medical doctors on both sides. Mark’s extensive experience has earned him the respect of his legal colleagues, his clients, and the Workers’ Compensation Law Judges. He uses his experience to obtain excellent results for his clients every day.
Mark has been a frequent presenter at numerous legal seminars and Continuing Legal Education programs. As a presenter, he has taught other attorneys about important legal issues in the Workers’ Compensation Law, including the 2007 Amendments, the Medical Treatment Guidelines, and the 2013 Permanency Guidelines.
Mark’s goal is to help his clients through a system that is often made more complicated than it needs to be. He knows that living through an injury is difficult for both the injured worker and the worker’s family. To make the legal process as easy as possible, he explains the law in simple terms and provides practical and experienced advice to guide his clients.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Robert J. Connelly Award||Western New York Trial Lawyers Association||1995|
|Partner||Bronk & Somers, PC||2013 - Present|
|Partner||Hamberger & Weiss||2003 - 2013|
|Associate||Hamberger & Weiss||1996 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives||Member||2018 - Present|
|Injured Workers Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Monroe County Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|Bar Association of Erie County||Member||1998 - 2001|
|Monroe County Bar Association||Member||1996 - 1998|
|State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|St Bonaventure University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Injured Workers Bar Association - Spring 2019 CLE||New York State Paid Family Leave - The Basics of PFL||2019|
|New York State Assembly - Public Hearing - Labor Committee||9-26-17 - Examination of NYS Current Workers' Compensation Permanency Impairment Guidelines||2017|
|NYSASIC Spring 2012 Conference||Workers' Compensation Section 114(a) Fraud||2012|
|Workers' Compensation Law Update||Basics of NYS Workers' Compensation||2011|
|Defending Workers' Compensation Claims||New Rocket Docket Regulations||2009|
|Workers' Compensation Update NY (Rochester)||Workers' Compensation from the Defense Perspective||2008|
|Workers' Compensation Update NY (Buffalo)||New Rocket Docket Regulations||2008|
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