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In this practical and unique legal guide, experienced faculty will provide an inside look at the decision-making strategies and communication tactics used by veteran personal injury attorneys and insurance professionals in injury claim negotiations. It is jam-packed with inside tips and secrets every personal injury attorney can use to maximize their client's settlement in a shorter amount of time. Insurance adjusters will also benefit by being able to gain a better understanding of the plaintiff's perspective. Locate all potential sources of coverage and find out how to better communicate with insurance adjusters through sophisticated negotiation techniques - order today!
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
This course has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 6.0 hours of pre-recorded credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics. Attorneys may earn a maximum of 8.0 credit hours annually using pre-recorded programs.
LARRY A. PETERS is the president of Larry A. Peters Inc. He has worked as an insurance adjuster and private investigator in Virginia and West Virginia since 1968. Mr. Peters is a member of the Washington (past president), Virginia and Mid Valley Claims Association. He is a graduate of the USAFE Criminology and Sociology at the University of Maryland.
STEPHEN H. RATLIFF is an attorney/mediator/arbitrator with an active civil litigation practice in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia with more than 30 years of experience. His practice includes personal injury, employment, business and commercial issues, wills and estates and professional negligence. In addition, he has been a speaker and instructor on topics including trial advocacy skills, litigation and ethics. He served in the Virginia State Bar disciplinary system for 13 years as a member and chair of the 5th District Disciplinary Committee and a member and co-chair of the Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline. He obtained his J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee.
STEPHANIE S. RYAN is the principal attorney of Ryan Law PLLC. She practices in the areas of defense of personal injury, workers’ compensation claims, transportation and trucking companies, employment litigation, and professional liability defense. Ms. Ryan represents clients in jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations and mediations, and other administrative proceedings in Virginia and the District of Columbia, and has on occasion defended clients in jury trial in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. She is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bars. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Nevada and her J.D. degree from Pepperdine University School of Law.
ERIC S. WIENER is a sole practitioner in Arlington, Virginia, where he focuses in the areas of workers' compensation and personal injury. He has spoken previously on workers' compensation, auto claims, and a variety of other topics. Mr. Wiener is admitted to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the Eastern District of Virginia. He is a member of the Arlington County and Virginia bar associations, as well as the District of Columbia Bar. Mr. Wiener earned his B.A. degree from the College of William & Mary and his J.D. degree from George Mason University School of Law.