Valuable Medical Insights and Practical Legal Applications
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With a majority of personal injury cases being decided on medical rather than legal issues, it's critical to have a strong grasp of anatomy, physiology and the tools doctors use to narrow the causes of injury. Do you have a full understanding of the medical issues? This guide will examine the uses and limitations of diagnostic studies and imaging technology, and follow that up with case examples to facilitate learning. It will then reveal real-world approaches to deposing doctors and casting doubt on their opinions. Build your medical arsenal - order today!
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DR. DAVID COOPER owns and operates The Knee Center, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and the Jefferson Orthopedic residency, where he worked closely with Dr. Phil Marone, the Philadelphia Phillies team orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Cooper assisted in the care and surgery of several professional ball players. He also was the house physician at Veterans Stadium for many years. Dr. Cooper is the attending orthopedic surgeon for the NASCAR races at Pocono International Raceway. He entered private practice as a general orthopedic surgeon in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. For four years, Dr. Cooper performed all types of orthopedic surgery; including neck and low back laminectomies and fusions, along with extensive open and closed fracture care. In 1980, he was recruited by Geisinger to open the orthopedic department at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, where he was one of the first orthopedic surgeons in the valley to introduce knee replacements and arthroscopic surgery. In 1981, Dr. Cooper opened The Knee Center in Wilkes-Barre, to further specialize in the care and treatment of knee and lower extremity disorders. He has personally performed more than 6000 arthroscopic surgeries, ligament repairs and knee replacements. In terms of actually performing surgeries, as opposed to having interns and residents handle the cases, Dr. Cooper is one of the most experienced knee surgeons in the world, as well as being board-certified for life by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, the highest honor that any medical specialist practicing in the U.S. can obtain. As a sought after speaker by many national organizations, he has spoken at the national conferences of the American Bar Association and the Risk Insurance Management Society national meetings in New Orleans and Atlanta. Dr. Cooper is an adjunct professor at Binghamton University and Kings University. He is also a frequent guest lecturer at Binghamton University, Kings University and the University of Scranton.
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 11th Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th 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.