An Attorney's Guide Through Personal Injury Cases - From A to Z
Whether you are a new attorney or are new to the personal injury practice, this online seminar is full of valuable information to help you through your next case. Let our experienced faculty walk you through the procedures of a personal injury case from the initial intake through trial. Gain valuable insight on critical steps, including: damage calculations; examination of insurance coverage; filing and discovery procedures; the basics of liens and subrogation and much more! Don't miss this chance to build your skills in personal injury litigation - register today!
Discuss effective ways to outline your litigation strategy during the initial meeting with your client.
Learn how to evaluate and calculate damages in personal injury.
Review ways to obtain insurance information and successfully negotiate with the insurance adjuster.
Explore the basics of liens and subrogation in personal injury cases.
Discuss the essential elements of filing your case and the importance of preserving evidence.
Analyze which experts are best to consult to substantiate your case.
Learn how to prepare for and successfully navigate through a personal injury trial.
Conducting Thorough Client Intake and Pre-Suit Investigation
Calculating Damages in Personal Injury
Reviewing Insurance, Negotiating with the Insurance Adjuster and Demand Packages
Liens in Personal Injury: A How-to Guide
Initial Filing and Discovery Tips in Personal Injury
Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of NBI, Inc. that this activity qualifies for up to 6.0 self-study hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 1.0 self-study hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.
CHRISTOPHER P. ANDERSON is a partner with Anderson Trial Lawyers in Norwich. Mr. Anderson practices in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, products liability and workers' compensation claims. He serves on the Board of Governors of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the American Association of Justice. Mr. Anderson is admitted to practice law in the state of Connecticut and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He earned his J.D. degree from Vermont Law School.
STEVEN D. JACOBS is a partner in the New Haven law firm of Jacobs & Jacobs, LLC, where his practice includes personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability and workers' compensation law. He has previously spoken on collateral sources, discovery issues, workers' compensation, and expert witnesses; before groups such as the New Haven County Bar Association and the National Business Institute. A graduate of Trinity College, Mr. Jacobs earned his J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the state bars of Connecticut and Illinois, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is also a member of the New Haven County Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the American Bar Association.
CHRISTOPHER P. KRIESEN is the founder and principal of The Kalon Law Firm, LLC, where his practice areas include personal injury, civil litigation, appeals, and ADR. Mr. Kriesen is admitted to practice in Connecticut and before the United States District Court of Connecticut. He is a trained mediator (Harvard Law School, advanced mediation workshop, program on negotiation) and serves as an attorney trial referee in Hartford Superior Court. Mr. Kriesen earned his B.Sc. degree from Villanova University, his J.D. degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, and his M.A. degree, with distinction, from Trinity College.
ANTHONY SHEFFY is the founding partner of Sheffy, Mazzaccaro, DePaolo & DeNigris, L.L.P., which is located centrally in Southington, Connecticut. He has taken jury verdicts in state and federal court, recovering substantial compensation for families, including those whose lives have been dramatically altered by a sudden death or brain injury; as well as on behalf of Lloyd’s of London, Omni and other insurers. Mr. Sheffy has written and lectured on topics ranging from the fundamentals of presenting civil jury cases to advanced evidence techniques for attorneys experienced in the courtroom. He has been honored as a member of the Order of Justitia in the Litigation Counsel of America, a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, designated as a Top 100 Lawyers in America, and designated as a Super Lawyer in Connecticut since 2011. Mr. Sheffy earned his B.S. degree, in combined music and physics, from Lebanon Valley College and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Western New England School of Law. He is admitted to the bar for Connecticut state courts and the Federal District Court for the state of Connecticut.
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