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Personal Injury Settlement and Release Agreements: Confidentiality, Tax Liability, Indemni...
October 25, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury counsel for navigating the complexities of drafting and negotiating settlement and release agreements to resolve claims. The panel will discuss challenges and best practices regarding confidentiality, tax liability and indemnity, and review o... Read More

Speakers:  Wyatt Wright, Esq., Wayne Wright

Expert Witness Depositions in Nursing Home Injury Cases: Taking and Defending Depositions
November 1, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys representing victims or defendants in nursing home injury cases to take or defend depositions of expert witnesses. The panel will discuss best practices for preparing your expert for deposition, effectively questioning t... Read More

Speakers:  Mark A. Cox, Founder, Mark A. Cox Ahsan A. Jafry, Esq., Burns White Mark R. Kosieradzki, Founder, Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

Personal Jurisdiction After Bristol-Myers Squibb: Unresolved Issues, Shifting Plaintiff St...
November 7, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the issue of personal jurisdiction over corporate defendants in light of the Supreme Court's recent Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Ct. and BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell rulings. The program will review the progression of the Court's prior decisions on corporate jurisdic... Read More

Speakers:  Wystan M. Ackerman, Partner, Robinson & Cole Leah Kelman, Esq., Herrick Feinstein

Traumatic Brain Injury Claims: Navigating Litigation Complexities
Assessing TBI Claims, Negotiating Settlements, and Leveraging Expert Witnesses to Strength...
November 16, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide practical guidance to personal injury attorneys for pursuing or defending traumatic brain injury (TBI) claims. Our panel will explain best practices for assessing a potential TBI injury client, collecting and presenting medical records and materials, developing effectiv... Read More

Speakers:  Dr. Matthew J. DeGaetano, Whiplash & Brain Traumatology Consultant, Personal Injury Institute John Jerry Glas, Partner, Deutsch Kerrigan

Combating Plaintiffs' Reptilian Tactics in Commercial Vehicle, Premises Liability, Product...
Responding to Reptile Techniques During Discovery and Deposition
November 20, 2017 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to litigators for recognizing and combating the trial strategy commonly known as the "reptile theory" in commercial vehicle accident, premises liability and medical malpractice cases. The panel will discuss the increased use of reptilian tactics by plaintiffs'... Read More

Speakers:  Jedidiah M. Bernstein, Hinshaw & Culbertson Beth C. Boggs, Managing Partner, Boggs Avellino Lach & Boggs Melissa L. Loberg, Ph.D., Litigation Consultant, Courtroom Sciences

Colossus and Other Insurance Adjustment Software: Maximizing Auto Accident Claim Settlemen...
October 17, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine Colossus and similar adjustment software used by insurers to evaluate auto accident claims. The panel will discuss legal challenges that have been raised and offer best practices for obtaining higher settlement offers from insurance adjusters and defense counsel that re... Read More

Speakers:  Dr. Matthew J. DeGaetano, Program Director and Founder, Personal Injury Institute James Mathis, President, Sequoia Visions

Combating Plaintiffs' Reptilian Tactics in Commercial Vehicle, Premises Liability, Product...
Responding to Reptile Techniques During Discovery and Deposition
October 10, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to litigators for recognizing and combating the trial strategy commonly known as the "reptile theory" in commercial vehicle accident, premises liability and medical malpractice cases. The panel will discuss the increased use of reptilian tactics by plaintiffs'... Read More

Speakers:  Jedidiah M. Bernstein, Hinshaw & Culbertson Beth C. Boggs, Managing Partner, Boggs Avellino Lach & Boggs Melissa L. Loberg, Ph.D., Litigation Consultant, Courtroom Sciences

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Claims in Auto Accident Cases
Assessing Damages, Proving Claims, Leveraging Experts
October 4, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury attorneys for identifying signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in car accident victims and pursuing appropriate compensation. The panel will discuss best practices for proving PTSD claims and assessing damages, including engaging me... Read More

Speakers:  Jason Neufeld, Esq., Neufeld Kleinberg & Pinkiert Dr. Keyhill Sheorn, M.D.

Preserving Evidence in Trucking Injury Cases: Motor Carrier Certificates, Engine Control M...
Crafting Spoliation Letters, Securing Key Documentation, and Challenging Evidence Destruct...
September 26, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss best practices to preserve critical evidence in trucking injury cases. The panel will explain the components of an effective spoliation letter, key pieces of evidence needed in trucking accident cases, and strategies for challenging the destruction of evidence after a s... Read More

Speakers:  Peter Kestner, Atty, McEwen & Kestner Michael J. Leizerman, Managing Partner, Leizerman & Associates

Resolving ERISA Liens and Reimbursement Claims in Personal Injury Cases
Maximizing Settlement Awards by Narrowing Claims and Challenging Unreasonable Charges; Eff...
September 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will give personal injury attorneys practical tips for negotiating and resolving ERISA liens and claims for reimbursement against personal injury settlements in order to maximize recovery for their clients. Read More

Speakers:  David L. Place, JD, Vice President, Director of Lien Resolution Services, Synergy Settlement Services Franklin P. Solomon, Founding Partner, Solomon Law Firm

Expert Witness Discovery in Personal Injury Litigation: Establishing or Challenging Admiss...
Tactics for Expert Designation, Cross-Examination, Deposition and Daubert/Frye Challenges...
August 23, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury counsel on legal and practical tactics for managing expert witness discovery. The panel will discuss key considerations regarding the designation of experts, admissibility of expert opinions, deposition and cross-examination of experts, Daube... Read More

Speakers:  Glenn M. Campbell, Esq., William J. Ferren & Associates David H. Fleisher, P.E., Fleisher Forensics Matthew J. Focht, Senior Counsel, Joseph Greenwald & Laake

Motor Carrier Claims for Negligent Entrustment, Hiring and Retention
Navigating Discovery, Apportionment of Fault, Impact of Motor Carrier's Admission of Vicar...
August 16, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury counsel for proving or defending claims against motor carriers and insurance companies for negligent entrustment, hiring or retention of a truck driver in the wake of a trucking accident. The panel will discuss the elements of each claim, def... Read More

Speakers:  J. Kent Emison, Partner, Langdon & Emison Patrick E. Foppe, Esq., Lashly & Baer Matthew Wright, Founder, Wright Law

Distracted Driving Accident Claims Involving Smart Phones: Pursuing or Defending Litigatio...
Conducting Pre-Suit Investigations and Discovery, Leveraging Expert Witnesses, Vicarious L...
August 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of increasing litigation over distracted driving accidents involving smart phones. The panel will provide an overview of state approaches to regulation of device use while driving and outline strategies for pursuing or defending distracted driving... Read More

Speakers:  Steven M. Gursten, Atty, Michigan Auto Law Jacob J. Liro, Partner, Wicker Smith O'Hara McCoy & Ford

Personal Injury Claims for Uber and Lyft Accidents: Navigating Complex Liability and Insur...
July 26, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury attorneys for navigating the complex liability and insurance coverage issues that arise from auto accidents involving rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft. The panel will discuss the plaintiff and defense perspectives on this emerging are... Read More

Speakers:  Jeanine D. Clark, Partner, Margolis Edelstein Stan M. Doerrer, Esq., Grenier Law Group

Nursing Home Litigation and Admissibility of Evidence: Proving or Challenging Authenticati...
July 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare attorneys representing plaintiffs or defendants in nursing home injury cases to argue for or against the admissibility of critical evidence at trial. The panel will discuss best practices for authenticating, or challenging the authenticity of, medical records and charts... Read More

Speakers:  Mark A. Cox, Founder, Mark A. Cox Ahsan A. Jafry, Esq., Burns White

Trucking Accident Cases and Insurance Coverage Complexities: Guidance for Personal Injury...
Minimum Insurance Requirements, Applicable Coverages, Impact of Written Lease Agreements a...
July 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the unique insurance coverage issues in trucking accident cases, including federally mandated minimum insurance requirements and endorsements for trucking companies, how to determine applicable insurance coverage, the impact of a truck driver's classification as an empl... Read More

Speakers:  Christine Anto, Partner, SmithAmundsen Lew R.C. Bricker, Partner, SmithAmundsen Peter Kestner, Atty, McEwen & Kestner

Jury Selection in Personal Injury Litigation: Connecting With Today's Jury Pool
Using Effective Juror Profiling and Voir Dire to Pick the Best Jury
June 21, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide personal injury litigators with key techniques for selecting jurors. The panel will offer specific tips for using questionnaires, weeding out jurors, dealing with tainted jury panels, and avoiding common mistakes during voir dire. Read More

Speakers:  Jeb Butler, Partner, Butler Tobin Darren M. Tobin, Partner, Butler Tobin Matthew Wetherington, Esq., The Werner Law Firm

Drones and Personal Injury Liability: Navigating the Evolving Regulatory Landscape and Eme...
Guidance for Personal Injury Counsel Pursuing Claims for Bodily Harm, Property Damage, Inv...
June 14, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury attorneys for navigating the emerging area of drone liability. The panel will discuss the current state of drone regulation and explain potential liability issues arising from their use, including claims against drone operators and manufactur... Read More

Speakers:  Donald Chance Mark, Jr., Shareholder, Fafinski Mark & Johnson Andrew D. Myers, Atty, Law Offices of Andrew D. Myers Carlos Soltero, Partner, McGinnis Lochridge & Kilgore

Litigating Dog Bite Claims: Pursuing or Defending Personal Injury Cases Against Dog Owners...
Assessing Claims, Investigating the Dog, Leveraging Defenses, Dealing With Minor Victims,...
June 8, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury counsel for pursuing or defending against claims over injuries caused by dog bites and attacks. The panel will discuss effective strategies for assessing claims and potential defendants, investigating the attacking dog, proving strict liabili... Read More

Speakers:  Michael Kaiser, President, Kaiser Legal Group David M. Zagoria, Partner, Zagoria Law

Deposing Truck Drivers and Trucking Company Representatives in Injury Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending Objections, Dea...
May 24, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare personal injury attorneys representing victims in trucking injury cases to depose truck drivers and trucking company representatives. The webinar will discuss best practices for effectively questioning deponents, videotaping driver depositions, using demonstrative exhib... Read More

Speakers:  Timothy M. Whiting, Founding & Managing Partner, Whiting Law Group J.J. Burns, Esq., Dollar Burns & Becker Steven M. Gursten, Atty, Michigan Auto Law

Protecting Personal Injury Settlement Proceeds and Public Benefits Using Advanced Special...
May 17, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury counsel for using advanced special needs settlement planning techniques to help protect their clients' personal injury settlement proceeds and preserve their rights to public benefits including Medicare, Medicaid and SSI. The panel will discu... Read More

Speakers:  Jason D. Lazarus, J.D., LL.M., CSSC, MSCC, Founding Principal and CEO, Synergy Settlement Services

Medical Expert Depositions in Workers' Compensation Cases: Deposing Experts and Raising St...
May 16, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide workers' compensation attorneys in planning for, taking, defending and objecting to medical expert depositions. The panel will discuss effective questioning techniques and offer practical strategies for raising objections. Read More

Speakers:  Scott M. Blumen, Esq. Scott W. Gedeon, Of Counsel, Fisher & Phillips

Social Media Admissions in Personal Injury Cases: Mitigating Risk for Plaintiffs, Securing...
Complying With Duty to Preserve; Obtaining and Admitting Evidence Adverse to Defendants Fr...
May 10, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury litigators for mitigating the risks that social media posts pose for their clients, as well as tips for tracking down admissions by defendants on social media. The panel will discuss best practices for advising personal injury victims on thei... Read More

Speakers:  Frances Crockett Carpenter, Esq., Law Office of Frances Crockett Robert J. Kasieta, Founder and Managing Member, Kasieta Legal Group Michael C. Maschke, CISSP, CCE, EnCE, Chief Executive Officer, Sensei Enterprises

Wrongful Death Claims and Survival Actions: Pursuing or Defending Claims
Assessing Claims, Proving or Defending Liability, Navigating Complex Valuation and Settlem...
April 26, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to plaintiff and defense counsel for pursuing or defending against wrongful death claims and survival actions. The panel will discuss effective tactics for assessing claims, proving or defending liability, calculating damages, and negotiating settlements. Read More

Speakers:  Donald Patrick Eckler, Partner, Pretzel & Stouffer Daniel M. Gilleon, Partner, The Gilleon Law Firm

Deposing Nursing Home Staff and Corporate Representatives in Nursing Home Injury Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending Objections, Dea...
April 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys representing victims in nursing home injury cases to depose nursing home staff and corporate representatives. The webinar will discuss best practices for effectively questioning deponents, videotaping depositions, using... Read More

Speakers:  Michael F. Bonamarte, IV, Partner, Levin & Perconti Steven M. Levin, Founder and Senior Partner, Levin & Perconti

Personal Injury Opening Statements and Closing Arguments: Preparing and Delivering, Handli...
Developing and Presenting a Persuasive Roadmap, Delivering a Convincing and Memorable Case...
April 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury litigators for preparing and delivering effective opening statements and closing arguments. The panel will discuss strategies for proper timing and sequencing of opening statements and closing arguments, making and responding to objections du... Read More

Speakers:  Michael A. Brusca, Shareholder, Stark & Stark Robert F. Glass, Partner, Glass & Robson

Lay Witness and Expert Witness Depositions in Personal Injury Cases: Advanced Deposition T...
Leveraging Restatement, Summarization, Boxing-In and Exhaustion Strategies; Using Depositi...
April 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss advanced techniques for taking and defending depositions of lay witnesses and expert witnesses in personal injury litigation. The panel will review strategies for getting the most out of depositions, including when and how to use and properly sequence the techniques of... Read More

Speakers:  Anthony D. Castelli, Atty, Law Offices of Anthony D. Castelli Michael E. Holden, Esq., Romanucci & Blandin Bruce E. Newman, Esq., Brown Paindiris & Scott

Litigating Trucking Accident Injury Claims: Theories of Liability, Impact of CSA Recordkee...
Plaintiff and Defense Strategies for Approaching Discovery, Pre-Trial Motions and Damages
March 29, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide personal injury counsel with a review of common theories of liability in trucking accident injury cases and discuss the complexities involved with litigating and/or settling claims. The panel will explain the impact of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration req... Read More

Speakers:  Robert R. Foos, Jr., Atty, Lewis Wagner Michael J. Leizerman, Managing Partner, Leizerman & Associates

Daycare Injury Litigation
Assessing Claims, Proving Causation and Foreseeability, Navigating Complex Valuation and S...
March 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury counsel for pursuing claims against daycare centers over injuries to children in their care. The panel will discuss effective strategies for assessing a potential claim and sources of recovery, proving causation and foreseeability, valuing cl... Read More

Speakers:  Jess Johnson, Esq., Pate & Johnson Christopher Keane, Founder, Keane Law Firm

Personal Injury Claims Against Municipalities: Defending Vehicular Liability and Premises...
Evaluating Common Claims, Defenses and Damages; Navigating Unique Discovery and Evidentiar...
February 22, 2017 CLE On-Demand

The CLE webinar will provide guidance to municipal and insurance defense attorneys for defending cases filed against municipalities that involve vehicular liability, premises liability and other common municipal liability claims based on negligence. The panel will review the strict procedural requir... Read More

Speakers:  Jay H. Krulewitch, Founder, Jay H. Krulewitch Law Diane B. Sher, Esq., Fineman Krekstein & Harris

Construction Site Injury Litigation: Pursuing or Defending Claims Against Site Owners, Con...
Assessing Potential Claims and Defendants, Proving or Defending Liability and Damages, Ove...
February 21, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury plaintiff and defense counsel for pursuing or defending against claims brought by construction site accident injury victims. The panel will discuss effective tactics for assessing potential claims; identifying all potential defendants, includ... Read More

Speakers:  Ellen H. Greiper, Partner, Goldberg Segalla Geoff Pope, Partner, Pope & Howard Theodore W. Ucinski, III, Partner, Goldberg Segalla

Workers' Compensation Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act
Meeting Reporting Requirements, Satisfying Liens, and Establishing Set-Asides in Settlemen...
February 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide workers' compensation counsel with a review of the MSP Act, Section 111, and Medicare set-aside arrangements. The panel will discuss the differences between workers' comp and other personal injury claims--and how to protect the client's and Medicare's interests during s... Read More

Speakers:  John V. Cattie, Jr., Founding Member, Cattie

Demonstrative Evidence in Personal Injury Litigation: Leveraging Technology During Jury Pr...
Navigating Issues of Relevancy, Authentication and Substantial Similarity
January 17, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury litigators for effectively using demonstrative evidence to explain complex issues to a jury, including how to leverage cutting edge technology to increase the effectiveness of demonstrative exhibits. The panel will discuss strategies for admi... Read More

Speakers:  Justin Blitz, Partner, Schulman Blitz Eugene K. Hollander, Principal, Law Offices of Eugene K. Hollander

Leveraging Demand Letters to Obtain High Settlements in Auto Accident Cases
January 4, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine strategies for personal injury attorneys to effectively draft and leverage demand letters in auto accident cases to obtain insurer settlements that meet insurance policy limits. Read More

Speakers:  Benjamin A. Crane, Principal, Coplan & Crane Fred Pritzker, Founder and President, Pritzker Hageman

Nursing Home Injury Litigation: Evaluating Common Claims, Reviewing Medical Records, and A...
December 20, 2016 CLE On-Demand

The CLE webinar will provide guidance to medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys for litigating cases against nursing homes for residents' injuries. The panel will review the laws and regulations governing nursing homes, discuss the common types of injuries suffered by nursing home residen... Read More

Speakers:  Mark R. Kosieradzki, Partner, Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm Steven M. Levin, Founder and Senior Partner, Levin & Perconti Sam McGee, Atty, Tin Fulton Walker & Owen

Addressing Medicare and Medicaid Liens in Personal Injury Cases
Resolving Healthcare Liens or Claims for Reimbursement, Maximizing Settlement Awards
December 15, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide personal injury counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants, as well as adjusters, with practical tips and considerations for resolving Medicare and Medicaid liens in order to maximize recovery and ensure healthcare compliance in personal injury claims. Read More

Speakers:  Nick D’Aquilla, Special Counsel, Garretson Resolution Group Catherine E. Goldhaber, Shareholder, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney

Taking 30(b)(6) Corporate Representative Depositions in Personal Injury Cases
Preparing the Deposition Notice, Questioning the Corporate Rep, Raising and Defending Obje...
November 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare personal injury attorneys to depose corporate representatives in accordance with Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The webinar will discuss best practices for meeting the 30(b)(6) notice requirements, effectively questioning the corporate representa... Read More

Speakers:  Mark R. Kosieradzki, Partner, Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

Auto Injury Claim Recovery: Maximizing Pain and Suffering, Loss of Future Earning Capacity...
Leveraging Calculation Methodologies, Medical Documentation and Expert Testimony to Increa...
August 18, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for personal injury counsel on techniques to quantify and maximize pain and suffering damages and loss of future earning capacity damages in auto injury cases. The panel will explain how attorneys can leverage calculation methodologies, medical evidence, expert... Read More

Speakers:  Steven C. Laird, The Law Offices of Steven C. Laird R. Mark Taneyhill, Atty, Schwartz & Schwartz

Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents Involving Motor Vehicles: Navigating Unique Legal Challen...
Assessing Claims and Coverage, Managing Complex Evidentiary Issues, Overcoming Affirmative...
July 6, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the unique legal and practical challenges personal injury counsel face when representing bicyclists and pedestrians injured in accidents involving motor vehicles. The panel will discuss effective strategies for identifying all potential claims and sources of recovery, c... Read More

Speakers:  Robert N. Katz, Partner, Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall Lyn B. Dodson, Partner, Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall Briant G. Mildenhall, Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall

Deposing Truck Drivers and Trucking Company Representatives in Injury Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending Objections, Dea...
May 24, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare personal injury attorneys representing victims in trucking injury cases to depose truck drivers and trucking company representatives. The webinar will discuss best practices for effectively questioning deponents, videotaping driver depositions, using demonstrative exhib... Read More

Speakers:  Timothy M. Whiting, Founding & Managing Partner, Whiting Law Group J.J. Burns, Esq., Dollar Burns & Becker Steven M. Gursten, Atty, Michigan Auto Law

Ophthalmology Malpractice Suits: Pursuing or Defending Claims
Navigating Eye Injury Proof Issues in Med Mal Cases Involving LASIK, Cataracts, ROP and Ot...
May 19, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine current trends in medical malpractice claims brought against ophthalmologists from both the plaintiff and defense perspectives. The panel will review special proof considerations when vision loss is claimed as an injury. Read More

Speakers:  Todd J. Krouner, Law Office of Todd J. Krouner C. Gregory Tiemeier, Partner, Tiemeier & Stich

Medicare in Personal Injury Claim Settlements: Complying With Reporting Requirements and S...
March 24, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for settling personal injury claims while complying with CMS reporting requirements and satisfying Medicare liens for conditional payments. Read More

Speakers:  Jeremy T. Burton, Partner, Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis

Pursuing Insurance Bad Faith Claims Over Personal Injury Claim Delays, Denials and Low Bal...
Considerations and Best Practices for Proving Bad Faith and Maximizing Damages
October 8, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury attorneys for pursuing and maximizing recovery in insurance bad faith cases related to an auto accident, slip and fall, wrongful death or other personal injury claim. The panel will review the type of wrongful conduct that supports a bad fait... Read More

Speakers:  Scott Glovsky, Founder, Law Offices of Scott Glovsky Brian S. Kabateck, Founding and Managing Partner, Kabateck Brown Kellner

Defeating Liability Waivers in Personal Injury Cases: Substantive and Procedural Strategie...
August 27, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for personal injury attorneys regarding substantive and procedural tactics for defeating a liability waiver signed by or for an injured client. Read More

Speakers:  Eric Romano, Romano Law Group Ken Levinson, Levinson and Stefani Michael L. Jacobs, Law Offices of Michael L. Jacobs Jeffery M. Jacobs, Attorney and Counselor at Law, Law Offices of Michael L. Jacobs

Premises Liability Claims: Plaintiff and Defense Strategies in Slip and Fall, Inadequate S...
Assessing Claims, Proving or Defending Liability, Overcoming Evidentiary Challenges, and M...
August 13, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury plaintiff and defense counsel for pursuing or defending premises liability claims involving slip and falls or negligent security. The panel will discuss effective tactics for assessing a potential claim; collecting, preserving, presenting or... Read More

Speakers:  Richard D. Abrams, Partner, Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers David H. Fleisher, P.E., Fleisher Forensics E. Michael Moran, Partner, Law & Moran, Attorneys at Law

Accident Reconstruction in Truck Collision Investigations and Trial
Partnering With Reconstruction Experts to Maximize Case Value
June 25, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the role of accident reconstruction in investigating and proving the cause of injuries in trucking accident claims. The panel will discuss best practices for effectively using a reconstruction expert during investigation and trial to maximize case value. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas W. James, Atty., Michigan Auto Law J.J. Burns, Esq., Dollar Burns & Becker Robert E. Larson, P.E., Senior Managing Engineer, Exponent

Spoliation of Evidence in Personal Injury Claims: Mitigation and Prevention
Identifying and Responding to Potential Evidence Spoliation and Drafting Spoliation Letter...
November 12, 2014 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss spoliation of evidence, one of the most serious threats to a plaintiff's personal injury claim. Our panel will explain how to keep evidence spoliation from derailing an otherwise airtight case and offer practical approaches to deal with adjusters and defense counsel tac... Read More

Speakers:  Russ Kendzior, Expert Witness, Traction Experts Rena M. Leizerman, Of Counsel, E.J. Leizerman & Associates Bruce E. Newman, Esq., Brown Paindiris & Scott

Deposing the Defendant's Medical Examiner in Personal Injury Cases
Preparing for and Conducting the Deposition, Leveraging Deposition Admissions at Settlemen...
October 14, 2014 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to personal injury attorneys for deposing the defendant's medical examiner. The panel will explain how to determine whether to conduct a deposition; effective methods for questioning the medical examiner; tactics for exposing examiner bias and undermining the e... Read More

Speakers:  Dr. Armand Leone, Jr., Britcher Leone & Roth Benjamin A. Schwartz, Managing Partner, Schwartz & Schwartz R. Mark Taneyhill, Atty, Schwartz & Schwartz

Workers' Compensation and Social Media: An Effective Evidentiary Tool in Defending Claims
Navigating Discovery, Privacy, Admissibility and Ethical Issues
June 25, 2014 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide strategies for counsel using social media evidence in workers' compensation claims. The panel will focus on investigations, discovery, privacy concerns, and ethical issues pertaining to social media evidence. Read More

Speakers:  Scott W. Gedeon, Atty, Ross Brittain & Schonberg Co., L.P.A. David L. Jimenez, Partner, Floyd Skeren & Kelly Marisa F. Schafer, Partner, Schafer & Schafer Timothy M. Schafer, Partner, Schafer & Schafer

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims: Leveraging Insurance Stacking
Maximizing Settlement Awards in Auto Accident Cases
December 5, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide personal injury counsel in understanding how to boost their clients' recovery in cases involving uninsured or underinsured motorists with auto insurance stacking. The panel will discuss when and how accident victims can leverage multiple coverages in their insurance polic... Read More

Speakers:  Charles M. McDaniel, Jr., Partner, Carlock Copeland & Stair Sidney E. Wheelan, Partner, Tatlow Gump Faiella Wheelan

Social Media Evidence in Personal Injury Litigation: Admissibility Challenges
Navigating Authentication, Relevance and Hearsay Issues to Keep Out or Admit Evidence
November 25, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide personal injury litigators with best practices for admitting or barring social media evidence during discovery and trial. The panel will prepare counsel to deal with the challenges in authenticating social media evidence, and addressing relevancy issues and hearsay conc... Read More

Speakers:  Robert J. Bogdanowicz, III, Deans & Lyons Richard N. Lettieri, Lettieri Law Firm Lawrence Morales, II, The Morales Firm

Pursuing Diagnostic Error Claims Against Hospitals and Physicians
Evaluating Viability of Claims, Collecting and Examining Medical Evidence, and Assessing C...
September 24, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide personal injury counsel with a review of the latest trends in diagnostic error claims against hospitals and physicians. The panel will explain best practices for evaluating claims, collecting and examining medical and other supporting documentation, and addressing causa... Read More

Speakers:  Armand Leone, Jr., M.D., Esq., Founder, Britcher Leone & Roth Douglas S. Grossbart, M.D., Esq., Atty, Seigel Capozzi Law Firm

Personal Injury Insurance Settlements: Negotiating a Pre-Trial Settlement
August 29, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare personal injury counsel with strategies and considerations for pre-trial settlement negotiations with insurance company adjusters for personal injury claims. Read More

Speakers:  James Fasig, Partner, Eubanks Barrett Fasig & Brooks Marius J. Ged, Partner, Ellis Ged & Bodden

Presenting Evidence Using Narratives
Developing Narratives, Using Experts to Tell the Story, and Minimizing Discoverability Ris...
July 31, 2013 CLE Download

This webinar will prepare litigators to effectively present evidence in the form of narratives using expert witnesses, while avoiding discoverability risks and overcoming Daubert challenges. The panel will offer concrete case studies on using narratives to demonstrate "why it happened" rather than j... Read More

Speakers:  David Darden, Partner, Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs

Personal Injury and the Medicare Secondary Payor Act: Impact of SMART Act and Proposed CMS...
Navigating the Effects of the Changing Medicare Landscape on Claims Settlement
June 20, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare personal injury counsel on how the Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2013 (SMART Act) and CMS proposed regulations will, or can, impact personal injury claims and obligations under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSA) and MMSEA. Read More

Speakers:  Mark Popolizio, Section 111 Senior Legal Counsel, ISO Crowe Paradis Jeremy T. Burton, Partner, Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis

Personal Injury Litigation: Proving or Disproving Economic Damages
Navigating Methodologies and Factors Impacting Court Awards and Best Practices for Recruit...
September 20, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with the controlling factors and methodologies used by courts to determine amounts of economic damages awards, including the computations, evidence and arguments that counsel should be ready to employ when working with experts. Read More

Speakers:  Ronald T. Luke, President, Research & Planning Consultants Kacy L. Turner, Vocational Consultant, Research & Planning Consultants

Personal Injury Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act
Strategies for Claims Settlement to Mitigate MSP and Section 111 Liability Risks
August 30, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide personal injury counsel with a review of liability risks under the Medicare as Secondary Payer Act and Section 111. The panel will discuss recent legal developments and proposed reform measures, and provide best practices for minimizing risks and legal compliance for se... Read More

Speakers:  Jeremy T. Burton, Partner, Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Mark Popolizio, Section 111 Senior Legal Counsel, ISO Crowe Paradis

Workers’ Comp Claims by Undocumented Workers: Evolving State Laws
Evolving State Laws, the Effect of Immigration Status on Workers' Comp Benefits and Navig...
July 26, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will explore how different states approach workers' compensation claims by undocumented workers, including rights of workers and responsibilities of employers. The panel will provide an overview of cases currently working their way through courts and outline emerging trends for thes... Read More

Speakers:  Daniel Barrera, The Barrera Law Firm Aaron N. Halstead, Atty, Hawks Quindel Michael Schultz, Atty, Michael Schultz Law Firm Dona L. Skeren, Assistant Managing Attorney, Floyd Skeren & Kelly Bernadette M. O'Brien, Managing Atty of Employment Law Department, Floyd Skeren & Kelly

Personal Injury Settlements for Severely Injured Plaintiffs: Special Needs Planning
Evaluating Trusts, Resolving Liens, Arranging Medicare Set-Asides, and More
May 30, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide practitioners with an overview of the factors to consider prior to settling a personal injury case involving a special needs plaintiff. The panel will discuss reviewing public assistance benefits, structuring a settlement and resolving liens, and setting up a special ne... Read More

Speakers:  John Cattie, Head, Future Cost of Care Practice, Garretson Group David Pollan, Partner, The Pollan Law Firm

Multi-Jurisdictional Workers' Compensation Claims
Selecting the Jurisdiction and Navigating Conflicting State Laws Regarding Benefits, Right...
February 14, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for claimants and employers on handling multi-jurisdictional workers' compensation claims. The panel will discuss how to determine the appropriate jurisdiction and what to do when conflicts of law arise. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas O. Sippel, Partner, Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan Sean W. Martin, Member, Leitner Williams Dooley & Napolitan Michael C. Milstein, Bryce Downey & Lenkov

Workers' Compensation Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act
Meeting Reporting Requirements, Satisfying Liens, and Structuring Set-Asides in Settlement...
January 19, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide workers' compensation counsel with a review of the MSP Act, Section 111, and Medicare Set-Aside Agreements. The panel will discuss the differences between workers' comp and other personal injury claims--and how to protect the client's and Medicare's interests during set... Read More

Speakers:  John Cattie, Head, Future Cost of Care Practice, Garretson Group

Personal Injury Claims Settlement: New CMS Guidance
Navigating Clarifications to Medicare Set-Asides, QSFs and Section 111 Reporting Requireme...
December 6, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare personal injury attorneys to handle legal challenges that new CMS guidance raises for Liability Medical Set-Aside Arrangements; meeting reporting requirements for settlements involving Qualified Set-Aside Funds and exposure claims; and complying with Section 111 reporti... Read More

Speakers:  Jeremy T. Burton, Partner, Williams Montgomery & John John Cattie, Head, Future Cost of Care Practice, Garretson Group

Hindsight Bias of Juries in Personal Injury Actions
Courtroom Strategies to Minimize Negative Effects of Hindsight Bias
August 25, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide attorneys with an understanding of hindsight bias in personal injury juries. The panel will offer practical courtroom strategies to reduce the impact of hindsight bias on a jury's decisionmaking. Read More

Speakers:  Daniel Cooper, Esq., President, LitStrat Christopher G. Campbell, Partner, DLA Piper