A Practical Guide to Semi-Truck Injury Cases: From Investigation to Trial
Truck accident cases are bigger in every sense of the word. With unique regulations, higher percentages of catastrophic injuries/fatality and higher stakes, these cases must be handled with care and precision. In this focused legal program, faculty will provide you with the specialized knowledge and skills you need to steer CMV accident cases toward a favorable resolution. Don't miss out on this opportunity to expand your arsenal and learn how to tackle these intricate and pivotal cases - register today!
Walk through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and apply them to establish liability.
Get truck accident investigation tips to quickly uncover evidence and gain leverage.
Find out how to calculate and negotiate damages in truck accident cases.
Learn how to effectively use experts to bolster your case.
Gain truck accident trial tactics that will increase your chances of a favorable verdict.
Come away with sample forms, deposition questions, and other practical resources and tips.
Applying Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regs to Your Case
Truck Accident Investigation and Discovery Gems
Determining Coverage, Calculating, and Negotiating Damages
Using and Deposing Expert Witnesses in Truck Accident Cases
Carlton D Fisher is a partner in the national law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, where he chairs the Transportation Practice Group. In his CLE presentations, Mr. Fisher has instructed on topics, such as federal court removal, trial advocacy, evidence, jury instructions, and hindsight bias in juror decision making. He represents transportation and service companies throughout the United States. Mr. Fisher is admitted in the state and federal courts of Illinois and has appeared pro hac vice in more than 25 states. Since appearing in more than 250 courts-martial as a Marine Corps judge advocate, he has tried nearly 100 civil jury trials to verdict in 10 different states. Mr. Fisher is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He earned his B.A. degree, with high honors, and his J.D. degree from the University of Illinois.
Robert J Kasieta is the founder of Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a certified civil pretrial and trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Kasieta practices in civil litigation, with an emphasis on plaintiff personal injury and employment cases, as well as commercial litigation. He has written and taught extensively in the areas of trial practice, personal injury law and insurance law, and is an instructor of trial practice at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Mr. Kasieta is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and all Wisconsin courts. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Kasieta earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Northern Michigan University and his J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School.
Todd I Shugart is an attorney with Scholle Law, a firm practicing primarily in personal injury and wrongful death cases. His first exposure to personal injury law was with nationally renowned law firm of Spence, Moriarity & Schuster. There he worked closely with Bob Schuster as well as Gerry Spence, the founder of the Trial Lawyer's College. Mr. Shugart then worked as an Assistant United States Attorney, handling complex and voluminous white-collar cases involving fraud, cyber intrusion, trademark and copyright violations as well as large-scale drug conspiracies and violent crime. He earned his B.A. degree from Baker University and his J.D. degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, and the Tennessee, Colorado and Wyoming State bar associations.
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