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Personal Injury 101

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A Comprehensive Guide to Personal Injury Law and Procedure. Are you up-to-date on important information that can affect your personal injury practice? When was the last time you spent a day in open discussion and knowledge exchange with colleagues who are dealing with the same situations you are? This authoritative course will provide you with the foundational information and skills essential to starting or staying on top of your practice. From determining lien priority to expert examination, our distinguished faculty will take you through the latest court rulings and time-tried litigation strategies. Don't miss this opportunity to build your skills - enroll today! Fee per person: $339

NBI, Inc.

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NBI, Inc.

Topic(s):


Law/Legal

Who Should Attend?


Attorneys, in-house counsel, insurance professionals, litigation support specialists, paralegals


A Comprehensive Guide to Personal Injury Law and Procedure

Are you up-to-date on important information that can affect your personal injury practice? When was the last time you spent a day in open discussion and knowledge exchange with colleagues who are dealing with the same situations you are? This authoritative course will provide you with the foundational information and skills essential to starting or staying on top of your practice. From determining lien priority to expert examination, our distinguished faculty will take you through the latest court rulings and time-tried litigation strategies. Don't miss this opportunity to build your skills - enroll today!


WHAT YOU WILL COVER


Outline

  1. Experts
    9:00 - 9:45
    1. Selecting and Qualifying Expert Witnesses
    2. Texas Rules of Evidence 702 and 705
    3. The Interplay of Daubert-Robinson
    4. The Gammill Analytical Gap
    5. How and When to Fuss
    6. Where are They? Medical, Biomechanical, Vocational, Accident Reconstruction, Economists
    7. Cost and Control
    8. Health Care Liability Claims and Pandora's Box
  2. An Ethical Practice
    9:45 - 10:45
    1. Rules of Professional Conduct vs. The Rules of the Road
    2. The Tripartite Relationship Among Insured, Insurer and Counsel
    3. Conflicts of Interest - How to Identify, How to Solve
    4. Attorneys' Fees and Expenses
    5. The Excess Claim
    6. The Ethics of Settlement Negotiations
    7. The Ethics of Miscreant Lawyering
  3. Medical Records in Case Law
    11:00 - 11:45
    1. Obtaining
      1. By Authorizations, Subpoenas
      2. Substance
      3. Scope of What's Discoverable
    2. Analyzing
    3. Using Them in Motions, Depositions and at Trial
    4. Admissibility and Confidentiality Issues
    5. Keeping Up with the Latest News of Medical Science
      1. How to Keep Up with the New Procedures, Drugs, Regulations, Recalls
      2. Useful General Medical Reference Resources
      3. New Trend of Defensive Medicine
  4. Legislative, Case Law and Regulatory Trends and Developments
    12:45 - 1:30
    1. Accident Injury
    2. Products Liability - Latest Product Recalls
    3. Premises Liability
    4. Medical Malpractice
    5. Wrongful Death
  5. Major Elements of Local Procedure
    1:30 - 2:15
    1. Discovery
    2. Pre-Trial Motions and Pleadings
    3. Settlement Procedure
    4. Post-Trial Motions
    5. Useful Sample Forms
  6. Damages
    2:30 - 3:15
    1. Compensatory
    2. Medical Bills
    3. Lost Wages
    4. Loss of Consortium
    5. Pain and Suffering
  7. Insurance, Liens and Subrogation
    3:15 - 4:00
    1. First-Party Benefits (No-Fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and Additional Personal Injury Protection (A-PIP); Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage)
    2. Tortfeasor's Coverage: Determining Coverage, Excess Coverage, Other "Deep Pockets" (e.g. Respondeat Superior)
    3. Colossus
    4. Medicaid/Medicare Liens
    5. Hospital Liens
    6. Workers' Compensation Liens
    7. Determining Priority and Negotiating the Value of Liens
  8. Presentation of Evidence
    4:00 - 4:30
    1. Use of Charts and Diagrams
    2. Use of Medical Texts and Videotapes
    3. Use of PowerPoint Presentations


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar provides an overview of personal injury law and procedure that will benefit:


Sponsor Background:

About NBI

National Business Institute

Providing Legal Knowledge to Any Business, Anytime, Anywhere

National Business Institute (NBI) has been providing legal education to attorneys, accountants, human resource and insurance professionals, real estate agents, teachers and all other corporate and legal professionals for over 20 years. We have trained on every legal topic relevant to the workplace and have access to the most comprehensive library of training tools in the industry.

Since 1983 we have been one of the largest providers of legal and professional education in the nation. We currently hold seminars in major metropolitan areas in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, serving over one million professionals.

An NBI seminar will provide you with the practical knowledge you need to perform your job with greater skill and effectiveness. In addition, we work in close cooperation with more than 500 continuing legal and other education credit-granting organizations. You can be confident that we carefully design our seminars to ensure that you’ll be able to satisfy all of your professional training requirements.

Our commitment to your success is what drives our daily activities. When you train with National Business Institute, you not only make an investment in your career, but you also make an investment in yourself. We look forward to helping you gain the knowledge you desire while showing you all the ways NBI provides more choices for your success!

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Simply put, NBI is the best! Having trained over one million professionals, we know what you need, and we have the ability to help you obtain it. Our satisfied customers agree that we are innovative, established and practical. With each NBI seminar you are guaranteed to receive:

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NBI is dedicated to providing you with a wide choice of relevant seminar topics led by knowledgeable, experienced instructors and carefully designed to meet your continuing education needs. You can rest assured that we are up-to-date on the latest legal issues and changes, and that we won’t rest until we deliver the most timely information to you!

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Your learning doesn’t end with the conclusion of the seminar presentation. With our comprehensive course manual, written specifically to accompany each program, you’ll have all the information you need right at your fingertips. This manual, included with your tuition, allows you to take the seminar back to the office with you!

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