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Trucking Accident Cases and Insurance Coverage Complexities: Guidance for Personal Injury...
Minimum Insurance Requirements, Applicable Coverages, Impact of Written Lea...
June 6, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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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

High Stakes Sexual Abuse Cases: Plaintiff, Defense, Court, and Mediator Perspectives
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar with a nationwide panel with some of the leading and most respected minds in this space will offer guidance from plaintiff and defense counsel on trying high stakes sexual abuse cases. The program will offer direction on case evaluation, presuit settlement negotiations, litigation v... Read More

Deposing a Nursing Home's Director of Marketing and Admissions: Goals, Key Topics, Exhibit...
June 12, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys with strategies and practical tips when taking or defending the deposition of the Director of Marketing/Admissions (DOMA) at a nursing home. The panel will discuss reasons to depose this witness, topics to cover, key exhi... Read More

Staying Ethical When Growing a Practice: Avoiding Impermissible Client Solicitation by Thi...
Ensuring Third-Party Compliance With Model Rules 7.3, 5.3, and 8.4, and Avo...
June 13, 2024 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss what supervising attorneys must do to ensure that anyone the lawyer employs, retains, or associates with--whether inside or outside the firm--understands and acts consistently with the Rules of Professional Conduct. The program will review ABA Formal Opinion 501 and its... Read More

Spine Injuries: Demonstrating or Disputing Existence and Extent Using Diagnostics, Expert...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will offer guidance to personal injury attorneys proving the existence and extent of spinal injuries. The panel will explore difficulties in identifying spinal injuries, overcoming recurrent defenses, working with the right experts for different types of injuries, and quantifying wha... Read More

Jury Selection When Race, Gender, Ethnicity Are Relevant: Tools and Strategies for Getting...
Uncovering Attitudes on Sensitive Issues Without Necessarily Naming Them Di...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will offer guidance to counsel trying cases where race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or other similar characteristics are a key issue. The panel will suggest ways to deal with sensitive issues during voir dire and how to identify and "de-select" jurors who could be biased... Read More

Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents Involving Motor Vehicles: Navigating Unique Legal Challen...
Assessing Claims and Coverage, Managing Complex Evidentiary Issues, Overcom...
July 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the unique legal and practical challenges personal injury counsel face when representing bicyclists (including ebike riders) and pedestrians injured in accidents involving motor vehicles. The panel will discuss effective strategies for identifying all potential claims an... Read More

CMS New Final Rule on Minimum Staffing for Skilled Nursing Facilities: Impact on Allegatio...
July 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide attorneys, including those practicing in regulatory compliance and medical malpractice, instruction on the 2024 final minimum nurse staffing requirements for skilled nursing facilities promulgated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The program will di... Read More

Medicare Liens: Obtaining and Appealing Medicare Final Demands; Navigating the Five Levels...
August 7, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide personal injury counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants, as well as adjusters, with practical tips and considerations for obtaining a final demand using the Medicare portal and for appealing a post-final demand. Read More

Countering the Most Extreme Risk Aversion and Anti-Corporate Sentiment in Personal Injury...
May 22, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss how defense counsel can mitigate or diffuse "safetyism" in personal injury cases, which is especially prevalent in transportation, product liability, medical malpractice, environmental, and mass tort litigation. The panel will contrast safetyism with "reptile" theory, d... Read More

Leveraging Demand Letters to Obtain High Settlements in Auto Accident Cases
Using AI in Drafting, Setting the Tone, Forming First Impressions, Conveyin...
May 15, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss strategies for personal injury attorneys to draft and leverage demand letters in auto accident cases to maximize settlements, get cases resolved faster, and create better results for clients. The panel will consider the pros and cons of demand letter automation and the u... Read More

Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death Damages: Traditional and Emerging Theories
May 9, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will offer guidance to plaintiffs and defendants on effective ways to calculate and present damages for catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. The panel will review what information to seek in discovery and strategies for opening and closing arguments. The panel will also address... Read More

Nursing Home Fall Injuries: Litigating the Adequacy of Fall Assessments and Protocol Imple...
May 8, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer guidance to personal injury lawyers litigating nursing home fall claims with special emphasis on disputes over the adequacy of fall assessments and implementation of protocols. Read More

Ensuring Prior Bad Acts Come Into Evidence in Personal Injury Cases: Strategies for Plaint...
May 1, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury lawyers on how to leverage too often overlooked in civil cases Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b) to get valuable evidence admitted and why the quest for such evidence can lead to other admissible evidence or influence settlement. The panel will discuss the ru... Read More

Preventing Runaway Verdicts in High-Stakes Cases by Making It Easier for Juries to Decide...
April 24, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will offer personal injury trial counsel tools to help prevent runaway verdicts in high-stakes cases. The panel will explore the challenges that jurors have in deciding damage awards, the non-evidentiary and extra-legal methods they use to award damages, and what new research says a... Read More

Nursing Home Liability for Sexual Assault: Duty to Protect and Report, Standards, Defenses...
April 10, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss when a nursing home, long-term care, or other healthcare facility can be liable for sexual abuse that happens to a resident or patient. The program will explore the duty to report and investigate, what defenses may be raised and which ones may be more likely to succeed,... Read More

Malpractice Claims Against Ophthalmologists: Theories, Defenses, Proving Vision Loss, Guid...
March 27, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine current trends in medical malpractice claims brought against ophthalmologists presented by a nationally recognized LASIK malpractice attorney. He will review special proof considerations when vision loss is claimed as an injury. Read More

Defending PFAS Liability Cases: Strategies for Challenging Causation and Standing in Multi...
March 20, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss managing the risk of PFAS litigation and navigating the injuries, costs, and claims being asserted by individuals, secondary users, landowners, and others. The panel will analyze the key difficulties plaintiffs face in proving standing and causation in PFAS lawsuits aga... Read More

Combating Plaintiffs' Reptilian Tactics in Commercial Vehicle, Premises Liability, Product...
Responding to Reptile Techniques During Discovery, Deposition, Voir Dire, O...
March 12, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide litigators in recognizing and combating the trial strategy leveraging the so-called "reptile theory" in commercial vehicle accident claims, premises liability, and medical malpractice cases. The panel will discuss the increased use of reptilian tactics by plaintiffs' attor... Read More

Trucking and Auto Injury Cases: Deposing Accident Reconstruction and Biomechanical Experts...
February 27, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare attorneys in trucking and auto cases to depose accident reconstruction and biomechanical experts. The panel will highlight emerging issues about the role of artificial intelligence. Read More

New Science of Trial Advocacy: Strategies for Surprising, Disarming, and Persuading Modern...
Embracing a Paradigm Shift in Jury Psychology; Mastering the "Waiter Pivot"
February 21, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss an alternative approach to trial advocacy that embraces a paradigm shift in jury psychology and teaches attorneys how to surprise, disarm, and persuade modern jurors. Read More

Telemedicine's Hidden Medical Malpractice Risks: Standard of Care and Causation Issues Uni...
February 14, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the standard of care and causation issues unique to telemedicine as well as the types of medical malpractice claims being asserted and why. The panel will offer both plaintiff and defense perspectives on the benefits and challenges arising in telemedicine and best strate... Read More

Duty to Protect From Third-Party Harm in Sexual Abuse Cases
February 14, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the standards applied by courts to determine who may face civil liability for physical or sexual abuse perpetrated by third parties. The panel will discuss the duty of care to protect victims from third-party harm, how these standards are argued and applied in various ju... Read More

Director of Nursing Depositions in Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Cases
February 1, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will offer strategies and best practices for director of nursing (DON) depositions in abuse and neglect cases against nursing homes. The program will help attorneys avoid overlooking critical lines of questioning and identify defense strategies used to prevent ineffective testimony. Read More

Defending Motor Carrier Claims for Negligent Entrustment, Hiring, Training, and Retention
Discovery, Apportionment of Fault, Strategies for Averting Punitive Damages...
January 31, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how to defend motor carriers against negligent entrustment, hiring, training, and retention lawsuits. The panel will guide counsel through the claims handling, evaluation, and discovery process; historical, emerging, and waning defenses; and the impact of Federal Motor C... Read More

Medical Record Falsification in Nursing Home Cases: Exposing Hidden Evidence of Neglect or...
January 24, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss medical record falsification in nursing home cases: what it is and what it is not, how to detect and expose it, and how to use it. Read More

Interstate Discovery: Obtaining Testimony and Documents From Out-of-State, Non-Party Witne...
Best Practices Under Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, Unif...
January 23, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will review the still complex task of compelling a non-party witness to attend a deposition, appear at trial, or produce documents in a foreign state for use in a civil action or arbitration pending in another state. The panel will review issuing, serving, and enforcing subpoenas un... Read More

Negotiating and Settling Tort Cases: Evaluating the Case, Making the Demand, Bargaining Di...
Creating Strategies, Making Opponents More Receptive to Proposals, and Prep...
January 11, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss strategies and techniques that lawyers can use to increase their chances of securing better settlements (considering amounts and timing of settlement). The program will discuss determining the right settlement amount, how to evaluate when settlement offers a better fina... Read More

Colossus, Xactimate, AI, and Other Insurance Adjustment Software: Maximizing Auto Accident...
January 3, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine Colossus and similar claims adjustment software used by insurers to evaluate auto accident claims. The panelist, James Mathis--who implemented the program on which is the basis of TEACH (Total Evaluation and Claim Handling) and Colossus and taught Colossus to insurers--w... Read More

Establishing Institutional Liability for Sexual Abuse: Standards, Defenses, and Damages
December 20, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss how an institution can be held civilly liable for sexual abuse perpetrated by its employees, agents, or even independent contractors. The panel will discuss potential defendants, statutes of limitations, proving breach of applicable duties of care, defenses, and damages... Read More

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Demonstrating or Disputing the Existence and Extent of Brain Dam...
Strengths and Weaknesses of Different Specialties, Credentialing and Demean...
December 14, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer advanced guidance to personal injury attorneys proving or challenging the existence and extent of injury in traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases. The panel will explore what types of experts should be engaged, what to look for in credentialing and demeanor, and strategies fo... Read More

Countering Reptile Theory in Jury Selection: Educating, Persuading, and Overcoming Unfavor...
December 11, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide defense counsel in techniques designed to recognize and counterbalance plaintiff's "reptile" tactics when they occur during voir dire and jury selection as well as how to use jury selection to set the foundation for a successful result. The program will also discuss counte... Read More

Personal Injury Settlements for Clients With Disabilities: Preserving Means-Tested Governm...
Role of Nonprofit Trust Administrator, Intersection of PSNTs and ABLE Act A...
December 6, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE webinar will discuss how personal injury attorneys can preserve their clients' means-tested benefits after a personal injury settlement or judgment, focusing on when to use a pooled special needs trust for clients with a disability. The panel will review how to determine whether a pooled spe... Read More

Camp Lejeune Justice Act and Chemical Toxic Exposure at U.S. Military Bases: Claims, Benef...
November 28, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide attorneys through obtaining benefits available under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act and related statutes and legislation. The panel will discuss time limits, eligibility, procedure and prerequisites, available compensation, and more. Read More

Personal Injury Ethics: Clarifying the Rules for Referrals, Fee Sharing, and Co-Counsel Ag...
Applicable Authority, Written Agreements, Client Consent, Referral Only Pra...
November 21, 2023 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the ethical rules and requirements of both the referring lawyer and the lawyer to whom a matter is referred in return for a referral fee. The program will also address co-counsel agreements and the rules and prohibitions of sharing legal fees between attorneys and wheth... Read More

Deposing Truck Drivers and Trucking Company Representatives in Injury Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending...
November 15, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 exhibi... Read More

Memory Care Liability Claims: Litigating Proper Staffing and Supervision for Alzheimers an...
Misdiagnosis, Failure to Screen for a Higher Level of Care, Understaffing,...
November 9, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will help prepare medical malpractice and personal injury lawyers to litigate and resolve burgeoning memory care liability claims asserted against senior living facilities. The panel will discuss the memory care market, why a specialized approach is needed, standards of care, laws a... Read More

Personal Injury Claims for Uber and Lyft Accidents: Complex Liability and Insurance Covera...
November 9, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury attorneys in navigating the complex liability issues and an overview of 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 area... Read More

Personal Injury Settlement Strategies: Reckoning With Medicaid Reimbursement From Payments...
State-by-State Guide for Navigating Medicaid's Anti-Lien Provisions Under G...
November 8, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the significant implications of Gallardo v. Marstiller, 142 S.Ct. 1751 (2022), for trial lawyers, including a state-by-state guide. The panel will review the rationale of Gallardo, guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and strategies for addre... Read More

Taking 30(b)(6) Corporate Representative Depositions in Personal Injury Cases
Drafting a Thorough Notice, Tying Down the Witness With Key Questions, Obje...
November 1, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare personal injury trial lawyers to depose corporate representatives in accordance with Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and its state law equivalents. The webinar will discuss best practices for meeting the 30(b)(6) notice requirements, effectively que... Read More

Medicare in Personal Injury Claim Settlements: Complying With Reporting Requirements and S...
October 30, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel in settling personal injury claims while complying with the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA) Section 111 reporting requirements and satisfying Medicare Parts A and B liens with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Read More

Construction Site Injury Litigation: Pursuing or Defending Claims Against Site Owners, Con...
Assessing Potential Claims and Defendants, Proving or Defending Liability a...
October 17, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance to personal injury plaintiff and defense counsel for pursuing and defending against claims of construction site accident injury. The panel will discuss effective tactics for assessing potential claims; identifying all potential defendants, including construction... Read More

Persuasion Principles for Trial Lawyers: Presenting Evidence Based on the Way Decisions ar...
Applying Scientific Findings About Decision Making to Gain a Litigation Adv...
October 10, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will summarize some of the findings from social science about persuasion and how they might be put to good use by lawyers. The panel will offer strategies and techniques for synchronizing the various aspects of persuasion into cohesive presentations to put on the best case possible a... Read More

Utility-Related Injuries and Fatalities: Navigating Complex Regulations and Unique Rules o...
Public vs. Investor-Owned Entities; Burdens of Proof; Defenses; Discovery;...
October 4, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel through pursuing or defending serious and catastrophic personal injury and property damage claims involving utilities. The program will explore commonly encountered fact patterns and allegations; special pleading, notice, service requirements; co-defendants and ind... Read More

Defending Freight Brokers and Transportation Intermediaries: New FMCSA Guidance; Preemptio...
September 28, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss defending freight brokers from claims of negligence and vicarious liability after a trucking accident. The panel will discuss the significance of Ying Ye v. GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc., No. 22-1805 (7th Cir. July 18, 2023) and new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administr... Read More

Assisted Living Litigation: Common Claims, Defenses, Arbitration, and Damages Assessment
September 28, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE webinar will guide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys through bringing or defending lawsuits against assisted living facilities (ALFs) arising from residents' injuries. The panel will discuss how these cases and claims differ from lawsuits against traditional nursing homes (a/... Read More

Blocking Reptile Trial Practices: Excluding Inflammatory, Improper Information Through Ora...
Pre-Trial Motions, Trial Briefs, Motions for New Trial and Judgment Nothwit...
September 12, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE course will discuss how to use strategies through oral and written word to exclude "reptile" evidence and arguments from the courtroom. The program will guide counsel through effective use of pre-trial and trial strategies, motions in limine, trial briefs, and new trial/JNOV motions to exclu... Read More

Cross-Examination of Plaintiff's Trucking Safety Expert: Neutralizing the False Narrative...
September 7, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip defense counsel in trucking cases, or any case involving a safety expert, to not only prevent the plaintiff's safety expert from inflicting damage but to use the plaintiff's expert to tell the defense's narrative. This webinar will show what useful cross-examination covers... Read More

Federal Tort Claims Act Cases: Recovering for Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Pr...
Limits on the Independent Contractor and Discretionary Function Exceptions
August 31, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide personal injury attorneys through filing suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) and defeating the government's motions to dismiss or for summary judgment based on the "independent contractor" and the "discretionary function" exceptions to the FTCA. These exceptions... Read More

Personal Injuries from Aviation Incidents: Navigating FAA Regs, NTSB Investigations, Juris...
August 29, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss litigating personal injury claims arising in domestic commercial and general aviation accident cases. The panel will review theories of liability, defenses, discovery strategies, and the complexities involved with litigating and settling claims, as well as offer legal a... Read More

Nursing Home Malpractice: Indispensable Discovery for Establishing Causation, Systemic Neg...
Discovering Nursing Home Patterns and Practices, Key Caregivers, Nursing Po...
August 24, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE course will discuss how to plan and carry out successful discovery in a nursing home malpractice case. The webinar will discuss specific evidence to request for different causes of action, how to notice depositions to obtain the best results, how to manage the large volume of documents invol... Read More

Personal Injury and Jury Selection: Gaining the Advantage by Replacing the Checklist Appro...
August 23, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss why and how personal injury lawyers must stop thinking about voir dire and jury selection as tasks to be ticked off a "to do" list and start realizing that in order to obtain a successful verdict, they must accept that voir dire is "baked into" the entire trial process.... Read More

Common Mistakes in Handling Personal Injury Subrogation: Identifying and Resolving Errors...
August 16, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss common subrogation mistakes made by insurance carriers and plaintiffs' counsel and how they may impact personal injury claims, especially when negotiating a settlement. Read More

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Claims in Motor Vehicle Accident and Aviation Cases: Claims...
August 2, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance to attorneys for identifying the diagnostic criteria of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in car, truck, and even aviation accident victims and pursuing appropriate compensation. The panel will discuss best practices for proving and defending PTSD claims and... Read More

Disrupting Reptile Tactics in Med Mal Cases: Defense Strategies for Discovery, Witness Pre...
July 27, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss how to combat plaintiff's use of "reptile" theory and tactics in medical malpractice litigation, including a discussion of strategies to prevent witnesses from being manipulated into providing damaging testimony that admits liability. Read More

Litigating Trucking Accident Injury Claims: Theories of Liability, Impact of CSA Recordkee...
Plaintiff and Defense Approaches to Discovery, Pre-Trial Motions, and Damag...
July 26, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide personal injury counsel with a review of conventional theories of liability in trucking accident injury cases and discuss the complexities involved with litigating and settling claims. In addition, the panel will explain the impact of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Reg... Read More

Evidence of Subsequent Remedial Measures: Strategies and Practical Considerations Under FR...
July 19, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss strategies to position counsel either to put evidence of remedial measures in front of a jury or to make sure it is excluded. The program will review Federal Rule of Evidence 407 and its many exceptions, the relevancy requirement of FRE 403, and how defendants' instinct... Read More

Preexisting Conditions and Comparative Fault: Strengthening Plaintiff’s Case by Upending E...
July 13, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss how plaintiffs' counsel can turn the tables on predictable defense strategies related to contributory negligence and leverage a pre-existing condition to make the jury understand the severity of a specific plaintiff's injuries. The panel will explain how to meet these d... Read More

Resolving Military Liens in Personal Injury Cases: Achieving Predictability and Finality
June 28, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide personal injury counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants with practical tips and considerations for resolving military liens, i.e., claims of the U.S. government to reimbursement, to maximize recovery, and ensure compliance in personal injury cases. Read More

Nursing Home Depositions: Establishing Liability Using State Surveys, MDS, OBRA, Policies...
June 22, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys in nursing home abuse and negligence cases on how to nimbly handle state surveys and reports, patients' Minimum Data Set (MDS) required assessments, the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) and related regulations, and... Read More

Medical Monitoring in Personal Injury, Products Liability, and Medical Device Litigation:...
June 7, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss current developments and trends associated with medical monitoring after exposure to a toxic substance, including the status of medical monitoring claims for ingestion of contaminated drugs and exposure to "forever chemicals" (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, otherw... Read More

Deposing Nursing Home Employees and Owners in Neglect and Abuse Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending...
May 25, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys with an in-depth analysis of deposition practice in nursing home injury cases. The webinar will discuss best practices for identifying and questioning deponents, videotaping depositions, using demonstrative exhibits, deal... Read More

Medical Evidence Issues in Personal Injury Trials: Medical Records, Expert Testimony, Out...
Admitting Evidence in Medical Records to Prove or Challenge Causation and D...
May 10, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the range of evidentiary issues that must be surmounted to admit in a personal injury trial medical records and the evidence in medical records to prove or challenge causation and damages. The panelist will cover admissibility of medical documents and data, acceptable b... Read More

Medicare and Medicaid Liens in Personal Injury Cases
Resolving Healthcare Liens or Claims for Reimbursement, Maximizing Settleme...
April 26, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 to maximize recovery and ensure healthcare compliance in personal injury claims. Read More

Evaluating Evidence of Pain in Personal Injury Cases: Pain Journals, Treating Physicians,...
April 19, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the role, benefits, and risks of pain or post-accident journals, as well as the use of testimony of third parties and medical experts to support or challenge requests for damages representing "pain" and pain management aspects of non-economic damages in personal injury... Read More

Defending Trucking Cases: De-Weaponizing the CDL Manual and Challenging Adverse Testimony
April 13, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how defense counsel can prevent the plaintiff from using the Commercial Drivers' License (CDL) manual to turn an accident into a case of "professional driver" malpractice with inflated damages. The program will discuss how to recognize the potential pitfalls surrounding... Read More

Nursing Home Injuries: Proving Negligent, Reckless, or Intentional Understaffing and Inade...
March 23, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys an in-depth analysis of the unique aspects of proving or defending claims that a skilled care or nursing facility has failed to meet nurse staffing standards and has chronic understaffing, negligent hiring, training, and... Read More

Contingency Fee Trap Under Federal Tax Law: Avoiding Hidden Settlement Obstacles and Malpr...
March 22, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the hidden "contingency fee trap" applicable under current law through 2025, impacting most contingency fee plaintiffs. This webinar will explore how this law creates hidden obstacles to settlement and gives rise to possible malpractice issues. Read More

Defense Strategies for Preventing Massive Verdicts: Countering Reptile Theory, Anchoring,...
March 1, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE webinar will provide practical techniques for overcoming the factors driving outsized and disproportionate verdicts in personal injury cases. The program will discuss how to address jury desensitization regarding inflated numbers and value, overcoming the jury's desire to punish, ways to cou... Read More

Litigating Broker Liability for Trucking Accident Injury Claims: Theories of Liability, De...
February 22, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the liability of freight brokers and shippers for injuries sustained in trucking accidents. The panel will discuss the prevailing theories of liability, including negligent hiring, selection, vicarious liability, and the statutory employment doctrine. They will also exam... Read More

Treating Professionals' Medical Malpractice: Cross-Examination and Impeachment on Critical...
Establishing the Standard of Care, Presenting Pain and Suffering Damages, M...
February 16, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys real-life techniques for cross-examination and impeachment of important medical malpractice treating professionals, hospital employees, physicians, and executives. The webinar will discuss how to establish critical elements... Read More

Complex Premises Liability Claims: Negligent/Inadequate Security, Hiring and Training, Con...
February 14, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss recovering from owners and occupiers of property for catastrophic injuries and wrongful death arising from complex fact patterns, including negligent or inadequate security, negligent hiring and training, or negligent construction and maintenance. Our esteemed panelist... Read More

Cross-Examination of the Sympathetic Plaintiff in a Personal Injury Case: Plaintiff and De...
February 8, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will equip trial lawyers to handle the challenging task of cross-examining a plaintiff claiming significant injury. Defense counsel is between a rock and a hard place: push too hard in the wrong way and create sympathy for the plaintiff; hold back too much and the defense fails to p... Read More

Admissibility of Evidence in Nursing Home Litigation: Proving or Challenging Authenticatio...
January 25, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare counsel 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 selecting evidence, best practices for authenticating and challenging the authenticity of medical re... Read More

Self Defense Law and Related Civil Liability: Litigating the Justifiable Use of Reasonable...
January 25, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel through an in-depth look at the law of self defense and the values that underpin it. The program will offer strategies, tips, and guides for representing clients that have utilized force. The panelist will review self defense laws and their elements, the use of de... Read More

Independent Medical Exams: Defense Strategies for Resisting Conditions and Limitations
January 4, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will offer strategies for resisting unofficial and usually unwritten limits on how independent medical examinations (IMEs) are conducted and later used. The panel will discuss what state procedural rules apply and Federal Rule 35, the types of conditions being requested by plaintiff... Read More

Life Care Plans in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Challenging Future Damages Calculations
December 20, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury counsel in using or challenging life care plans offered in traumatic brain injury cases to measure and present future medical damages. The panel will also explain strategies that counsel frequently use to challenge life care plans throughout a case: discove... Read More

Resolving Medical Liens and Reimbursement Claims in Personal Injury Cases: New Models for...
December 14, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss specific predictive settlement solutions to resolve healthcare liens in personal injury, auto, and workers' compensation settlements that, when used properly, can minimize repayment obligations and provide certain protections. This program will cover Medicare, Medicare A... Read More

Medical Costs in Personal Injury Cases: Proving or Challenging Necessity or Reasonableness
December 7, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss how to prove or challenge the necessity and reasonableness of medical costs in a personal injury case. The program will discuss the current landscape regarding what evidence is required and the necessary foundations to admit it, the collateral source rule and admissibil... Read More

COVID Litigation Against Long-Term Care Facilities: Plaintiff and Defense Strategies in St...
December 6, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss whether and how nursing homes, senior living, and long-term care facilities could be required to compensate residents or employees for COVID-related injuries. The program will identify what claims are being brought against which entities or individuals, which claims see... Read More

Lost Chance Doctrine in Medical Malpractice Cases: Evolving Standards of Proof and Damages...
November 30, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review the "loss of chance" doctrine endorsed in one form or another by the substantial and growing majority of states, the different approaches taken by courts nationwide, how it is evolving, and evidentiary considerations. Read More

Personal Injuries Arising From Protests: Claims, Defenses, Damages, Police Misconduct, and...
Individual and Governmental Lability for Injuries Incurred in Protests, Civ...
November 29, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss recovering damages for those injured during protests or similar events and the best strategies for defending persons from whom civil damages are sought. The panel will discuss identifying defendants, claims, and defenses, as well as navigating criminal cases in light of... Read More

Colossus, Xactimate, AI, and Other Insurance Adjustment Software: Maximizing Auto Accident...
October 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine Colossus and similar claims adjustment software used by insurers to evaluate auto accident claims. The panelist, James Mathis--who implemented the program on which is the basis of TEACH (Total Evaluation and Claim Handling) and Colossus and taught Colossus to insurers--w... Read More

Nursing Home Injury Litigation: Common Claims, Medical Records, and Damages Assessment
October 18, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE course will guide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys who litigate cases against nursing homes arising from residents' injuries. The panel will review the laws and regulations governing nursing homes, common types of injuries from residents, how to handle medical records and ot... Read More

Resolving ERISA Liens and Reimbursement Claims in Personal Injury Cases
Narrowing Claims and Challenging Unreasonable Charges
October 6, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will give personal injury attorneys practical tips for negotiating and resolving ERISA liens and claims for reimbursement against personal injury settlements to maximize recovery for their clients. Read More

Medicare Conditional Payment and Medicare Advantage Plan Reconciliation Processes
Techniques to Minimize Repayment Obligations and Maximize Medicare Refunds...
September 21, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury attorneys in navigating the complex processes for reconciling Medicare conditional payments and Medicare Advantage plans to increase a plaintiff's recovery following a personal injury settlement. Read More

Designing Life Care Plans in Personal Injury Cases to Withstand Scrutiny: Accuracy, Thorou...
September 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide personal injury lawyers in understanding what makes a life care plan accurate, thorough, and methodologically sound so that it stands up to scrutiny by opposing counsel, the court, and the jury. The program will review the required elements of life care plans and discuss... Read More

Preventing Defective Jury Instructions In Personal Injury Trials; Leveraging Errors on App...
September 7, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss preventing defective jury instructions as well as relying on them to appeal a personal injury verdict. The program will offer guidance on drafting proper instructions as well as identifying and preserving objections to incorrect or misleading instructions for appeal. The... Read More

Physician Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases: Refuting Doctor Testimony, Exposing Bias
Ensuring Plaintiffs Comply With Rule 26(a)(2)(B)
August 24, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will show counsel in personal injury cases, especially those involving pharmaceuticals or medical devices, how to depose, examine, or cross-examine who may be the most important witness at trial--the physician, surgeon, or dentist testifying as to causation. The program will provide... Read More

Medical Malpractice in the Delivery Room: Bringing or Defending Claims for Birth Trauma In...
Identifying Defendants, Proving or Challenging Causation, Leveraging Expert...
August 16, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine current trends in medical malpractice lawsuits against obstetricians and related professionals for often encountered birth trauma injuries and offer practical strategies for handling these cases. The panel will discuss proper pleading and naming the correct defendants, p... Read More

Nursing Home Defense: Countering the Noncompliance Narrative, Proving Unavoidability, Diff...
July 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review nursing home litigation defense strategies to counter the plaintiff's theories for frequently alleged injuries, such as pressure sores, falls, malnourishment, medication errors, neglect, or infection. The program will help counsel anticipate and curb plaintiffs' discovery... Read More

Litigating Dog Bite Claims Against Dog Owners and Third Parties
July 13, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide attorneys representing clients injured by dogs. The panel will discuss identifying all possible defendants, finding insurance coverage, using animal control laws to plaintiff's advantage, special issues with child victims, and practical strategies to maximize recovery. Read More

Changes in Personal Jurisdiction After The Ford Decision: Impact on Nonresident Corporatio...
Jurisdictional Limits Under Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Jud. Dist. Ct....
June 22, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the issue of personal jurisdiction over nonresident corporate defendants in light of the Supreme Court's unanimous decisions in Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Jud. Dist. Ct. and Ford Motor Co. v. Bandemer. The program will discuss prior rulings by the Supreme Court on... Read More

Using an Opponent's Video Deposition at Personal Injury Trials: Conveying the Message With...
Creating and Playing Short, Meaningful Deposition Clips From the Opposing P...
June 8, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss why, how, and when personal injury attorneys can and should use the video depositions of their opponents to present the other side in meaningful bites that maximize the theme and message counsel wishes to convey. The program will review not only the applicable rules of p... Read More

Personal Injury Cases: Increasing Net Settlements Through Tax Savings
May 24, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the tax consequences to plaintiffs of personal injury settlements and damages and how knowledge of those tax considerations drives the parties' strategies during the case. The program will guide counsel through the right questions and the right professionals to engage t... Read More

Expert Witness Depositions in Nursing Home Injury Cases: Selecting, Preparing, Questioning...
May 17, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide attorneys representing plaintiffs or defendants in nursing home injury cases to take or defend the depositions of expert witnesses. The panel will discuss best practices for selecting the right experts for the case, preparing your expert for deposition, effectively questio... Read More

Personal Injury Cases and Artificially Generated Evidence: Ascertaining, Proving, and Cha...
April 27, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the increasing importance in civil cases of ascertaining, proving, and challenging the admissibility of evidence derived from artificial intelligence (AI) applications. The program will discuss what AI is and how it works, what kinds of AI application are being used, iss... Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury Claims: Navigating Litigation Complexities
Assessing TBI Claims, Negotiating Settlements, and Leveraging Expert Witnes...
April 14, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 high impa... Read More

Personal Injury Damages: Addressing Pain and Suffering, Pre-Impact Damages, Conscious Suff...
April 6, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the art of arguing for or against a plaintiff's claims for pain and suffering, including pre-impact damages and conscious pain and suffering before death, as well as some of the evidentiary keys to unlocking these damages and the burden of proof at trial. Read More

Litigation Strategies for Neutralizing Anger in Settlement Negotiations and Jury Trials: P...
Taking Aim at Reptile Tactics, Humanizing the Entity, Countering Irrational...
March 9, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the ways defendants can vigorously defend against liability, head off nuclear verdicts, and reach better settlements by doing more than just denying fault or poking holes in the plaintiff's case. While the panel will address how counsel in jury trials can interrupt and e... Read More

Avoiding Landmines and Exposure in Confronting Healthcare Liens and Insurance Subrogation...
February 16, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide personal injury counsel with the current law and practical tips to effectively navigate Medicare Conditional Payments, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicaid, VA, FEHBA, and ERISA healthcare liens and insurance subrogation to maximize recovery and ensure compliance. Read More

Radiology Malpractice Lawsuits: Bringing or Defending Claims for Medical Errors, Omissions
Proving or Challenging Causation, Leveraging Experts, Assessing Damages, Ne...
February 1, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine current trends in medical malpractice lawsuits against radiologists and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel handling these cases. The panel will discuss common bases for claims, proving or challenging causation and damages, working with expert witnesses to deter... Read More

Federal Rule of Evidence 702 Proposed Amendments: Bringing Expert Analysis Under Consisten...
January 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will review the proposed amendments to Federal Rule of Evidence 702, the split and perceived confusion among trial and appellate courts regarding the application of FRE 702, and the intended effect of the proposed changes to FRE 702, and the impact on admissibility the change to FRE... Read More

Personal Injury Ethics: Avoiding Malpractice on Tax, Government Benefits, and Other Specia...
Addressing Non-Litigation Issues Under Model Rule 1.2 While Increasing Sett...
January 13, 2022 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review when personal injury attorneys may be obligated to provide guidance before settlement on non-litigation issues such as tax, government benefits, and other issues. While attorneys can ethically narrow the scope of their representation, doing so requires "informed consent."... Read More

Life Care Plans in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Challenging Future Damages Calculations
December 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury counsel in using or challenging life care plans offered in traumatic brain injury cases to measure and present future medical damages. The panel will also explain strategies that defense counsel frequently use to challenge life care plans throughout a case:... Read More

Attorney Investigation of CMV Accidents: Strategies for Identifying Key Issues, Recognizin...
December 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide attorneys for plaintiff or defense in the best strategies and practices for investigating a commercial motor vehicle case, with a particular focus on tractor-trailer accidents. The panel will discuss how counsel's leading or hands-on involvement in the investigation can i... Read More

Dram Shop Liability: Bar, Restaurant, and Individual Exposure for Over-Serving Customers a...
November 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will familiarize counsel with the panoply of dram shop liability issues. These issues include the substantive bases of liability under dram shop acts, the procedural steps required under those statutes, statutory interpretation issues, and insurance coverage factors. Read More

Healthcare Acquired Infections in Nursing Homes and Hospitals: Standards of Practice, Clai...
October 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys in litigating lawsuits arising from healthcare-associated infections (HAI) (a/k/a nosocomial) acquired in hospitals, nursing homes, or long-term care facilities. The program will discuss accepted standards of practice and h... Read More

Spousal Depositions in Personal Injury Cases: Privileges, Dual Representation, Consortium...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review how to take or defend one of the most important depositions in a personal injury lawsuit: the plaintiff's spouse. The panel will discuss the unique issues concerning privilege, dual representation of plaintiff and spouse, effective cross-examination of a sympathetic witne... Read More

Personal Injury and Probate: Death of a Party or Witness, Settlement With Minors, Hearsay...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review what personal injury lawyers need to know about the probate process in several different situations including the effect failure to have an estate representative appointed may have on your case. The panel will discuss what needs to be done if the plaintiff or defendant di... Read More

Resolving ERISA Liens and Reimbursement Claims in Personal Injury Cases
Narrowing Claims and Challenging Unreasonable Charges
September 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will give personal injury attorneys practical tips for negotiating and resolving ERISA liens and claims for reimbursement against personal injury settlements to maximize recovery for their clients. Read More

Litigating Parallel Personal Injury Cases and Criminal Prosecution
Managing the Competing Interests of Defendants, Injured Parties, Insurance...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare counsel defending or involved in personal injury lawsuits to anticipate and respond to parallel investigations and proceedings by U.S. federal and state criminal and civil enforcement authorities. The panel will review how the two types of matters affect one another and... Read More

Auto Shop Liability From Accidents Due to Negligent, Inadequate Repairs or Modifications
July 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss mechanics and repair shop liability for repairs that allegedly cause or contribute to car or truck accidents and severe and permanent injuries. The program will review the relevant standards of care, preservation of evidence, overcoming recurring defenses, the role of "g... Read More

Personal Injury Litigation: Federal Preemption as a Defense in Drug and Medical Device, an...
July 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the defense of federal preemption to common law personal injury claims against drug manufacturers for failure to warn, emphasizing "impossibility" preemption. The panel will discuss what is required to succeed on this defense and how "presumption against preemption" shou... Read More

Commercial Motor Vehicle Cases: Establishing the Standard of Care and Its Violation
Using Driving Licensure Requirements, Regulations, Industry and Internal Be...
July 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review commercial driver license (CDL) requirements and other crucial regulations and standards that govern the operation of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and their drivers. The panel will discuss when compliance with these rules is required or voluntary and whether evidence... Read More

Auto and Truck Injuries: Litigating Roadside Hazard and Roadway-Design Claims
June 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review how to pursue or defend dangerous and hazardous roadway cases, resulting in catastrophic injuries and sometimes damages of seven, eight, or more figures. The program will discuss the elements of the claims, disputing immunity, potential defendants, investigating the case,... Read More

Personal Injury and the Independent Contractor Defense: Common Law and Statutory Exception...
May 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review the many common law and statutory exceptions to the independent contractor defense that defendants routinely assert in wrongful death and other types of personal injury cases. The program will explore how these exceptions are evolving with changing work platforms, how per... Read More

Personal Injury and PFAS: Liability of Manufacturers and Downstream Industrial Users to In...
May 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the controversial, urgent, and complicated issues arising in lawsuits seeking to recover damages or other relief for exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The program will review the injuries, costs, and claims being asserted by individuals, secondary u... Read More

Personal Injury Exculpatory Clauses: Enforceability Pitfalls, State Public Policy, Novel R...
April 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel in personal injury cases in interpreting, challenging, or defending exculpatory clauses, the use of which invites a whole host of legal issues and public policy concerns. The program will explore the difference between exculpation from liability arising out of a fa... Read More

Defending SLAPP Suits: Widening Circuit Split, Anti-SLAPP Motions, Cease and Desist Letter...
March 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE course will address how to identify strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPP) and best practices for defeating them. The discussion will address anti-SLAPP motions, cease and desist letters, the logistics of asserting the claim, and the widening circuit split over whether anti-... Read More

Personal Injury and the PREP Act: Asserting Immunity and Understanding Its Limitations
February 24, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury attorneys--whether for plaintiff or defendant--through workings of the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (the PREP Act), the four subsequent interpretive advisories, and the developing case law. With future massive public health emergencies al... Read More

Protecting Personal Injury Claims in Bankruptcy Cases
Complexities of Property of the Estate, Stay Relief, Judicial Estoppel, Exe...
February 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will show personal injury attorneys a way forward when bankruptcy intersects their case, including dealing with judicial estoppel, by leveraging recent case law criticizing its application in bankruptcy. The panel will address key decisions to be made depending on: whether the defend... Read More

Personal Injury Litigation and Dismissing Fewer Than All Defendants: Managing the Gauntlet...
January 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel for plaintiffs and defendants through the procedural and evidentiary questions that must be addressed when considering and negotiating a dismissal of fewer than all defendants from a personal injury lawsuit. The program will discuss how plaintiffs can avoid case-en... Read More

Premises Liability Claims: Plaintiff and Defense Strategies in Unsafe Workplace and Failu...
January 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE course will provide guidance to personal injury plaintiff and defense counsel for pursuing or defending premises liability claims involving unsafe workplaces and failure to warn cases. The panel will feature a plaintiff's attorney and defendant's attorney perspective on drafting a complaint,... Read More

Certified Industrial Hygienist Testimony in Personal Injury Cases: Theories of Exposure, C...
December 8, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide plaintiff and defense counsel in proffering and challenging testimony from certified industrial hygienists (CIHs). CIHs may be the most important type of witness that most counsel have never heard of. Artful handing of their testimony can make or break personal injury case... Read More

Future Medical Expenses in Personal Injury: Challenging Causation, Predicting Future Need,...
November 4, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine proving or limiting what is often the largest category of damages in personal injury cases: future medical expenses. The panel will first focus on the pitfalls and strengths of studies that purport to establish a causal connection between a present injury and some aggrav... Read More

Personal Injury Damages: Limiting the Risk of Inflated Verdicts by Countering Plaintiff's...
October 14, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how defense counsel can counteract the damages figure suggested by the plaintiff's counsel - while still pressing for a defense verdict. Read More

Long-Term Care Centers, Officers and Directors : COVID-19 Liability and Risk Management
Preparing Long-Term Care Facilities for Claims Arising From Deaths and Inju...
August 25, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide attorneys for long-term care (LTC) facilities, LTC officers and directors, and LTC insurers with an in-depth and realistic look at the claims from a wide range of plaintiffs seeking damages for deaths, injuries, and damages blamed on COVID-19 and the facilities' response... Read More

Combating Discrimination in Personal Injury Cases: Impact of Race, Gender, and Ethnicity o...
August 18, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will focus on how lawyers in personal injury cases can account for and address race, gender, and ethnicity assumptions in themselves and in others and how those assumptions impact the court system in general and case resolution in particular. Stereotypes and assumptions may be expres... Read More

Litigating Equipment Failures in Trucking Cases: The Blurring of Negligence and Products L...
June 30, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE course will show both plaintiffs and defense counsel in trucking accident litigation how to prevent a manufacturer whose product caused an accident from escaping its obligations to contribute its fair share of any recovery. As product liability issues routinely intrude into trucking cases, a... Read More

Physical and Mental Examinations Under Rule 35: Procedural Challenges and Privacy Issues
June 18, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide in-depth analysis and practical recommendations for preparing plaintiffs for defense physical or mental examinations taken. Because these examinations will inevitably be allowed, plaintiff's counsel should engage defense counsel to limit the scope of examination and mini... Read More

Tort Reform and Injuries Occurring Outside the Forum State: Issue by Issue Conflicts of La...
May 28, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the advantages to be gained when personal injury attorneys pay attention to often overlooked, but increasingly important, choice of law issues. Read More

Bed Bug Claims: Bringing and Defending Suits Against Hotels, Landlords, Airbnb Owners, Man...
Causation Issues, Proof of Damages, Defensive Steps
March 4, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trial lawyers the information they need to handle surprisingly common bed bug bite claims. Whether these claims lead to multimillion-dollar class action claims against landlords or six-figure damage awards against hotels and motels, these claims are on the rise, and know... Read More

Litigating E-Scooter Injuries and Deaths: Injuries on and by E-Scooters
February 19, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore one of the fastest and most recently developing areas of personal injury liability: e-scooters. Whether the potential client has been harmed while riding an e-scooter or was harmed by someone riding an e-scooter, the client will only hire an attorney who grasps the possi... Read More

Tire Blowouts, Explosions, and Defects: Successful Strategies From Demand to Trial
February 12, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will deliver personal injury trial lawyers the necessary knowledge and tools to prevail for their clients on these common and tragic claims for injury and death. There are so many things that can go wrong with tires (a wide swath of installation and manufacturing issues) that manifes... Read More

Physician Liability for Opioid Addiction and Death: Claims and Defenses
December 17, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will concentrate on the link between the national opioid epidemic and the resulting litigation. Manufacturers, prescribing doctors, dispensing pharmacists, and corporations involved have all been the targets of litigation. Counsel must be prepared, in today's environment, to address... Read More

Food Poisoning and Other Foodborne Harm: Claims and Defenses
Identifying All Potential Defendants and Causes of Action
December 17, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide personal injury plaintiff and defense counsel with a detailed examination of the rapidly expanding area of foodborne illness litigation. Regardless of the source, reactions to and injuries caused by contaminated food vary; the CDC estimates 47.8 million foodborne illness... Read More

Advanced Drafting of Complaints and Answers: How to Go Beyond Required Content and Reach M...
December 5, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide an advanced course in drafting persuasive and impactful opening pleadings. Trial counsel will often seek to meet Rule 8 or state law equivalent of a "short and plain statement" (even under Twombly and Iqbal ) without going further. Although this approach can survive moti... Read More

Home Healthcare Litigation: Injuries, Malpractice, and Other Tort Claims
December 4, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will enable medical malpractice and personal injury trial attorneys to take an active role in addressing the disturbing trend of malpractice, injuries, and other damages caused by trusted people in the homes of the sick and the aged. Home healthcare workers have been alleged to negle... Read More

Tort Liability for Drowning: Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Defenses
November 14, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will educate plaintiffs' and defendants' personal injury counsel about litigation arising out of drownings: the cause of thousands of deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year. These cases represent significant exposure for property owners, boat owners, local governments, an... Read More

Cannabis in Personal Injury Litigation: Allegations of Mislabeling and Injuries From Produ...
Important Differences From Alcohol-Based Torts
November 5, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide valuable guidance to practitioners on the growing role of cannabis in personal injury cases. As attorneys and plaintiffs become more aware of the dangers of cannabis, lawsuits for injuries related to cannabis use will become more common. Read More

Psychiatrist and Psychologist Liability for Patient's Harm to Self and Others, Unjustified...
Suicide After Examination; Harm Generally and in the Workplace
October 24, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address four complex and interrelated areas of liability for medical practitioners who care for individuals with mental health issues: (1) patient suicide or other self harm; (2) harm to others, generally, for a patient's violent acts; (3) potential harm in the workplace to empl... Read More

Litigating Emotional Distress Claims: Liability and Defense Issues for Intentional and Neg...
October 15, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide in-depth legal analysis and practical guidance to trial lawyers regarding the pursuit and defense of the rapidly expanding tort claims of negligent and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The panel will cover the full array of issues ranging from pleading and d... Read More

Fertility Torts: Emerging Theories of Recovery for Wrongful Birth, Wrongful Pregnancy, Neg...
September 26, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide the medical malpractice trial lawyer with an in-depth perspective on the rapidly emerging legal theories related to fertility torts. Legislatures and courts are frequently creating new parameters in this area of substantive law, making current knowledge a must. Read More

Property Damage Valuation: Examination of Permitted Methods
Cost to Repair, Cost to Replace, Highest/Best Value, Role of Sentiment, Uni...
September 3, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will instruct trial attorneys as to how to value damaged, destroyed, or taken tangible property that is subject to litigation. Pursuing the wrong valuation paradigm could mean the difference of an award covering the cost of canvas, paint, and frame vs. an award for an original Picass... Read More

Tort Liability for Diagnostic Negligence: Pursuit and Defense of Claims Against Providers...
July 16, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address the most common medical malpractice claim--failure to diagnose--from the plaintiff's and defendant's perspective. Trial counsel will learn the latest trends in diagnostic error claims against hospitals and physicians. The panel will examine a broad array of substantive a... Read More

High Value Verdict Reversals
July 9, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will demonstrate to plaintiffs' and defendants' counsel the steps necessary to fortify a successful result (or avert that horrible defeat) while the case is in trial. Without taking proper measures at trial, victory will be fleeting. By examining recent reversals of multi-million dol... Read More

Impeachment Evidence in Personal Injury: Overcoming Admissibility Issues with Surveillance...
July 2, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss best practices for counsel to use impeachment evidence at a personal injury trial. In situations where a potential piece of evidence is irrelevant until the trial is underway, attorneys must be confident about bringing evidence before the judge while minimizing its chanc... Read More

Punitive Damages: Strategies for Trial and Appeal; Statutory and Constitutional Boundaries
June 25, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip both plaintiffs and defendants with the tools necessary to handle punitive damages issues on trial and appeal. The spectre of punitive damages looms large when injury is involved. Counsel must understand both the applicable substantive state law as well as the constitution... Read More

Preserving Evidence in Trucking Injury Cases: Motor Carrier Certificates, Engine Control M...
Crafting Spoliation Letters, Securing Key Documentation, and Challenging Ev...
June 18, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss best practices to preserve critical evidence in trucking injury cases. The panel will explain the components of an effective spoliation letter, significant evidence needed in trucking accident cases, and strategies for challenging the destruction of evidence after issuan... Read More

Personal Injury Settlements: Anticipating Impact of Tax Reform on Settlement Proceeds
Strategies to Manage Tax Impact on Lost Wages, Punitive Damages and Interes...
May 7, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury attorneys on how to minimize the tax burden to plaintiffs on personal injury settlements after tax reform. The panel will discuss how to spot potential tax liabilities at the beginning of a claim, as well as strategies to classify damages and structure larg... Read More

Lien-Basis Medical Treatment in Personal Injury Cases: Avoiding Ethical, Legal and Settlem...
April 18, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury attorneys on how to navigate lien-basis medical treatment in their cases. The panel will discuss the ethical and legal issues that surround lien-based treatment, in addition to best practices for circumventing settlement and trial obstacles. Read More

Asserting and Challenging Plaintiff's Comparative or Contributory Negligence in Personal I...
Discovery Techniques, Apportionment of Fault, Expert Testimony and More
March 26, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury lawyers on how to overcome a plaintiff's comparative negligence and maximize recovery at trial. The webinar will cover how various jurisdictions handle comparative and contributory negligence and how attorneys can develop trial strategies to overcome their... Read More

Proving Driver Fatigue in Trucking and Commercial Vehicle Accidents: Federal and State Law...
March 5, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury attorneys on how to assert a driver fatigue claim following a truck or auto accident. The panel will discuss evidentiary issues, commercial trucking laws, and trial strategies for pursuing claims under this theory. Read More

Personal Injury Litigation: Proving or Disproving Non-Economic Damages
Calculating Damages, Conducting Voir Dire, Preparing Jury Instructions
February 26, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury practitioners on how to best argue for (or defend against) an award of non-economic damages. The panel will discuss various trial strategies, including calculating damages, conducting voir dire, and preparing jury instructions. Read More

Psychological Injuries in Personal Injury Claims: Navigating Litigation Complexities
Assessing Value of Claim, Negotiating Settlements and Leveraging Expert Wit...
February 5, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how to handle superadded psychological injuries when they arise in personal injury claims. The program will cover how to plan case strategy from independent medical examinations to depositions as well as determining case value. Read More

Leveraging Insurance Reserves in Personal Injury Claims
Presenting a Case, Working With Adjuster, Impact on Settlement
January 29, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the role of an insurance company's "reserves" in a personal injury claim. The panelist will discuss why reserves are crucial to the eventual claim resolution and how plaintiff's attorneys can work with insurance adjusters to value the claim at the outset to avoid settlem... Read More

Personal Injury Settlement Obstacles: Medical Liens, Child Support, CMS Reporting and More
January 15, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury attorneys regarding common obstacles that arise during settlement negotiations and how to overcome them. Our panel will discuss tactics for discovering potential settlement obstacles before mediation, how to request necessary records from CMS and other agen... Read More

Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: Standing, Damages, Doctor vs. Hospital Liabil...
December 18, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys in litigating wrongful death lawsuits stemming from medical malpractice. In addition to the typical standard of care and evidentiary issues, the panel will review the unique standing and damages issues at play in wrongful d... Read More

Pursuing and Defending Chiropractic Malpractice Claims: Standards of Care, Common Injuries...
December 13, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine current trends in medical malpractice claims brought against chiropractors, including the injuries that commonly give rise to such claims, and practical tips to succeed with or overcome such claims. Read More

Medicare/Medicaid Challenges in Personal Injury Claim Settlements
Complying With Reporting Requirements and Satisfying Liens
December 5, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel for settling personal injury claims while complying with Medicare/Medicaid reporting requirements and satisfying Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement obligations for conditional payments and future medicals. Read More

Pursuing or Defending Anesthesiology Malpractice Claims: Standards of Care, Co-Defendants,...
November 20, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine current trends in medical malpractice claims brought against anesthesiologists and co-defendants, such as hospital systems or surgical teams, from both the plaintiff and defense perspectives. Read More

Handling Difficult Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases: Direct and Cross Examinations
Tips for Managing Hostile, Evasive, Untruthful, Forgetful and Other Challen...
November 19, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss strategies for handling difficult witnesses during personal injury litigation. While difficult witnesses will typically belong to the adverse party, they can sometimes be your own. Because of this, it is critical that attorneys know how to handle difficult witnesses in o... Read More

Litigating Trucking Cases: Utilizing and Defending Against Distracted Driving Allegations
November 8, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how driver distraction, and cell phone use in particular, impacts trucking cases and include tips for both defending against claims of driver distraction and establishing the plaintiff's distraction as a contributing factor to the accident. Read More

Personal Injury Opening Statements and Closing Arguments: Preparing and Delivering, Handli...
Developing and Presenting a Persuasive Roadmap; Delivering a Convincing and...
September 20, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide 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 during opening an... Read More

Rule 68 Offers of Judgment in Personal Injury: Responding, Countering or Rejecting
June 28, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze how Rule 68 offers of judgment are used in personal injury cases, discuss how defense counsel can leverage an offer to induce settlement, and explain the challenges, considerations and pitfalls for plaintiff's counsel in responding to or rejecting an offer. Read More

Toxic Exposure Personal Injury Claims: Bringing or Defending Claims, Leveraging Evidence,...
May 9, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide practical guidance to personal injury attorneys for pursing or defending toxic exposure claims. Our panel will discuss theories of liability, causation, defenses, jurisdiction and damages. The panel will outline best practices for plaintiff and defense counsel. Read More

Discovery Strategies in Personal Injury Litigation Under Amended Rules 26(b) and 34(b)
Drafting or Responding to Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Docum...
May 2, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury litigators in drafting discovery requests likely to survive heightened judicial scrutiny under recent amendments to Rule 26(b) of the FRCP. The panel will also discuss tactics for objecting to discovery requests that are overly burdensome and producing docu... Read More

Litigating #MeToo Civil Assault Cases: Potential Claims and Defendants, Proving Liability,...
April 25, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury plaintiff counsel pursuing civil claims on behalf of sexual assault victims. The panel will discuss effective tactics for assessing potential claims, overcoming evidentiary issues, proving liability, and maximizing damages. Read More

Catastrophic Burn Injury Cases: Assessing Claims, Litigating, Negotiating Settlements
January 30, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance to personal injury attorneys for bringing or defending against catastrophic burn injury claims. Our panel will explain best practices for assessing a potential burn injury client, collecting and presenting medical records and materials, developing effective expe... Read More

Sports Concussion Litigation: Bringing or Defending Claims Against Professional, Collegiat...
Viable Causes of Action, Damages Assessment, and Settlement Structures
December 6, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the latest developments in sports concussion litigation and settlements. The panel will address the legal and medical issues attorneys must navigate when bringing or defending concussion lawsuits against professional, collegiate, high school or youth teams. Read More

Personal Injury Settlement and Release Agreements: Confidentiality, Tax Liability, Indemni...
October 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 ot... Read More

Expert Witness Discovery in Personal Injury Litigation: Establishing or Challenging Admiss...
Tactics for Expert Designation, Cross-Examination, Deposition and Daubert/F...
August 23, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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, Dauber... Read More

Distracted Driving Accident Claims Involving Smart Phones: Pursuing or Defending Litigatio...
Conducting Pre-Suit Investigations and Discovery, Leveraging Expert Witness...
August 1, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 c... Read More

Drones and Personal Injury Liability: Navigating the Evolving Regulatory Landscape and Eme...
Guidance for Personal Injury Counsel Pursuing Claims for Bodily Harm, Prope...
June 14, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 manufacture... Read More

Protecting Personal Injury Settlement Proceeds and Public Benefits Using Advanced Special...
May 17, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 discus... Read More

Social Media Admissions in Personal Injury Cases: Mitigating Risk for Plaintiffs, Securing...
Complying With Duty to Preserve; Obtaining and Admitting Evidence Adverse t...
May 10, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 their... Read More

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

Lay Witness and Expert Witness Depositions in Personal Injury Cases: Advanced Deposition T...
Leveraging Restatement, Summarization, Boxing-In and Exhaustion Strategies;...
April 6, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 r... Read More

Daycare Injury Litigation
Assessing Claims, Proving Causation and Foreseeability, Navigating Complex...
March 7, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course 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 cla... Read More

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

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

Sports-Related Concussion Lawsuits: Litigating in the Tidal Wave of Individual and Class C...
Navigating Claims Against Professional Teams, Colleges, Sports Leagues and...
October 20, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address class and individual litigation strategies being used in sports-related concussion lawsuits against professional teams, colleges, sports leagues and conferences, high schools and youth organizations, and equipment manufacturers seeking significant compensation for player... Read More

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