Courtyard Fort Lauderdale North/Cypress Creek
2440 West Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Civil Trial: 14.50
Course book included with all formats
Two Comprehensive Days of Personal Injury Law and Practice
This authoritative course will provide you with the foundational information and knowhow essential to starting or refreshing a personal injury practice. Our seasoned faculty will walk you through the nuts and bolts of personal injury practice and procedure, from case intake and evaluation to trial. Then, they will delve more in-depth on liens, damages, medical records and other key topics. Don't miss this opportunity for a full look at personal injury - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for attorneys. Insurance professionals and paralegals may also benefit.
DAY 1: Case Law, Statutes, Insurance, Medical Records, Damages
DAY 2: Liens, Experts, Settlement, Trial
DAY 1: Case Law, Statutes, Insurance, Medical Records, Damages
DAY 2: Liens, Experts, Settlement, Trial
including - Ethics: 1.00 Civil Trial: 14.50
Approved by The Florida Bar for a maximum of 14.50 general hours of CLER credit including 1.0 hour of ethics. Certification: 14.5 - Civil Trial.
WILLIAM M. CHAPMAN is an attorney with the law firm of William M. Chapman, P.A., in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he litigates complex personal injury and wrongful death matters, including the representation of victims suffering from significant and catastrophic injuries due to medical malpractice, vehicular collisions, defective products, and unsafe premises. Mr. Chapman also handles insurance bad faith claims and insurance coverage disputes. He is admitted to practice in Florida and Washington D.C. Mr. Chapman is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association. He earned his B.S. degree, with distinction, from Nova Southeastern University; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. (West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale locations)
DAVID L. DEEHL, of Deehl PLLC, is the recipient of the National Law Journal's Elite Trial Lawyer Award as among the top 50 in the nation, and the American Bar Association's Muskie Pro Bono Award. Board certified by The Florida Bar in both civil trial law and business litigation law, his practice areas include personal injury, insurance coverage and bad faith, product and professional liability, family law, and business litigation. Mr. Deehl has been selected and recognized as a top attorney in both plaintiffs' and insurance defense areas of practice, numerous times. He holds National Board of Legal Specialty certifications in civil trial and civil pretrial practice. A past member of The Florida Bar's Civil Trial Board Certification and Professional Ethics committees, and a current member of a Grievance Committee, Mr. Deehl has served close to 30 years as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law by teaching pre-trial, trial, and advanced trial skills courses. A past president of the Dade County Trial Lawyers Association and South Florida Interprofessional Council, Mr. Deehl served on the council governing the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, and as chair of TIPS' Trial Techniques and McKay Law Professor Awards committees, and the Plaintiffs' Task Force. He earned his B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. He lectures, and has served as expert witness on topics including insurance bad faith and attorneys fees. (West Palm Beach location)
ANDREW C. DEMOS is the founding partner of Andrew C. Demos, P.A., where his practice areas include construction defect claims, construction licensure-related matters, community association, developer transition, construction defect claims, and related work. Mr. Demos also practices in the areas of personal injury claims and litigation, real estate litigation, and other areas of law. He is a certified circuit court mediator by the Florida Supreme Court. Mr. Demos practices statewide in Florida and is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, each of the Florida U.S. District courts, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims. He is a regular presenter regarding construction, personal injury, and real estate. Mr. Demos earned his B.B.A. degree from Florida International University and his J.D. degree at St. Thomas University, School of Law. Mr. Demos co-authored a published survey of the law concerning public and private construction bonds. (Fort Lauderdale location)
K. STUART GOLDBERG is an attorney in private practice, located in Boca Raton Florida. He is certified by the Florida Department of Insurance to teach ethics to claims representatives, and has represented more than 300 lawyers in malpractice claims and Florida bar proceedings. Mr. Goldberg has previously spoken on legal ethics for National Business Institute. He earned his J.D. degree from Ohio State University. (West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale locations)
LESLIE M. KROEGER is a partner at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, and co-chair of the firm's complex tort litigation practice group. She focuses her practice on complex, high-profile product liability, wrongful death, and managed care abuse litigation. Ms. Kroeger is president-elect of the Florida Justice Association (member, Executive Committee, 2011- present); and a board member, past president and founder of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Martin County Chapter. Ms. Kroeger earned her B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and her J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law. She is admitted to practice in Florida. (West Palm Beach location)
PATRICK S. MONTOYA is a trial lawyer and a partner in the Miami law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson with multiple multi-million dollar verdicts to his credit. His practice areas include class action, wrongful death, complex commercial litigation, product liability, medical malpractice, and general personal injury litigation. Mr. Montoya served as an instructor in the University of Miami's Paralegal Program and as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law in the Legal Research and Writing Program. He is former president of the Miami Chapter of the American Inns of Court and currently is on the Board of Directors for the Dade County Bar Association. Mr. Montoya frequently lectures for The Florida Bar and other professional groups at continuing legal education programs related to products liability, electronic discovery, medical malpractice, ethical, discovery issues, and other issues related to his practice. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, and the Dade County and American bar associations. Mr. Montoya earned his B.A. degree from Davidson College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. (West Palm Beach location)
NATALIE M. RICO is an attorney at Colson Hicks Eidson and practices in the areas of class action and mass torts, products liability, personal injury, professional liability and medical malpractice. Ms. Rico earned her B.A. degree from the University of Miami and her J.D. degree from the American University Washington College of Law. She is licensed to practice in Florida and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle districts of Florida. Ms. Rico is a member of the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Cuban American Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and Florida Association of Women Lawyers. (Fort Lauderdale location)
BARRY M. SNYDER is the owner of The Law Office of Barry M. Snyder, P.A. He has more than 40 years of litigation experience focusing in the fields of personal injury, wrongful death, and criminal defense. Mr. Snyder is a board certified civil trial lawyer, mediator and qualified arbitrator. He is admitted to practice in Florida, as well as before the Federal Court - Southern, Middle, and Northern districts. Mr. Snyder is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; committee member of the Automobile Law Section of the Florida Justice Association; committee member of the Miami-Dade Branch of Professionalism for Attorneys; past guest speaker at University of Miami Law School, St. Thomas Law School, and Miami-Dade College; and is a trial consultant with Trial Consultants Inc. He is also a former past president of the North Dade Bar Association. Mr. Snyder earned his B.A. degree from the University of Miami and his J.D. degree from the University of New Hampshire Law School (Franklin Pierce Law Center). (West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale locations)
PETER L. WECHSLER is an attorney and founder of The Wechsler Law Group, LLC. He is a Florida Supreme Court certified circuit civil mediator and practices in Pinecrest (Miami), Florida. He is a Florida Supreme Court qualified arbitrator and concentrates his practice in civil litigation, mediation, eDiscovery, electronically stored information (ESI), product liability, personal injury and wrongful death, insurance disputes, complex commercial litigation, motor vehicle crashworthiness, and accident reconstruction. Mr. Wechsler received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. He is board certified in both civil trial advocacy and civil pretrial practice by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; and is a member of The American College of Board Certified Attorneys. He has been consistently selected by his peers as a Florida Super LawyerÂ®, including 2016 in personal injury and products defense. Mr. Wechsler sits on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, has been appointed to the Professionalism committees of the 11th Judicial Circuit, and is a member of the Florida Supreme Court's Standard Jury Instructions - Civil Committee. He is a fellow in the American College of e-Neutrals, a life member of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM), the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA), the Brain Injury Association of Florida, the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE), and many other societies and organizations. Mr. Wechsler has been dealing with Frye and Daubert matters for many years, and has been involved in qualifying and disqualifying experts in various fields at trial. He has used most types of experts in trial, including accident reconstruction, biomechanical, medical and mental health. (Fort Lauderdale location)
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