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Taking 30(b)(6) Corporate Representative Depositions in Personal Injury Cases
Drafting a Thorough Notice, Tying Down the Witness With Key Questions, Objecting and Filin...
November 19, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar 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 qu... Read More

Combating Plaintiffs' Reptilian Tactics in Commercial Vehicle, Premises Liability, Product...
Responding to Reptile Techniques During Discovery, Deposition, Voir Dire, Opening Statemen...
August 27, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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

High Value Verdict Reversals
July 9, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 do... Read More

Impeachment Evidence in Personal Injury: Overcoming Admissibility Issues with Surveillance...
July 2, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 chan... Read More

Combating Plaintiffs' Reptilian Tactics in Commercial Vehicle, Premises Liability, Product...
Responding to Reptile Techniques During Discovery, Deposition, Voir Dire, Opening Statemen...
April 2, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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

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

This CLE webinar 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

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

This CLE webinar 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

Managing Jurors in Catastrophic Personal Injury Claims
Voir Dire, Jury Selection and Countering Sympathy
December 19, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide defense counsel through voir dire and jury selection techniques in catastrophic personal injury claims, as well as discuss ways to counter jurors' sympathy during a trial. Read More

Handling Difficult Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases: Direct and Cross Examinations
Tips for Managing Hostile, Evasive, Untruthful, Forgetful and Other Challenging Witnesses
November 19, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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... Read More

Personal Jurisdiction After Bristol-Myers Squibb: Unresolved Issues, Shifting Plaintiff St...
September 26, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the issue of personal jurisdiction over corporate defendants in the wake of the Supreme Court's 2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Ct. and BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell rulings. The program will review the progression of the Court's prior decisions on corporate jurisdi... Read More

Personal Injury Opening Statements and Closing Arguments: Preparing and Delivering, Handli...
Developing and Presenting a Persuasive Roadmap; Delivering a Convincing and Memorable Case...
September 20, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 a... Read More

Rule 68 Offers of Judgment in Personal Injury: Responding, Countering or Rejecting
June 28, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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

Discovery Strategies in Personal Injury Litigation Under Amended Rules 26(b) and 34(b)
Drafting or Responding to Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents or Admissi...
May 2, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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 doc... Read More

Personal Jurisdiction After Bristol-Myers Squibb: Unresolved Issues, Shifting Plaintiff St...
November 7, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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