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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!
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This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning credit, including 5.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 1.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
EVAN AIDMAN is the founder and principal of the Law Offices of Evan Aidman in Philadelphia, where he practices as a trial lawyer handling personal injury and wrongful death cases. Mr. Aidman began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Samuel M. Lehrer of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He has lectured extensively on topics connected to personal injury litigation, most recently addressing Drexel Law students on the topic of opening a personal injury practice. Mr. Aidman previously served as an adjunct professor at Peirce College, where he taught civil litigation. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Aidman has written four books for lawyers and litigants, the most recent being Winning Personal Injury Cases, A Practical Guide for Lawyers was published by the American Law Institute in October, 2011. He also serves on the editorial board of Verdict Magazine, a publication of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Aidman has served as an arbitrator, mediator, and judge pro tem of legal disputes on many occasions since 1984. This work involves state court, federal court, and administrative regulation through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the largest independent regulator for all securities firms in the United States. He is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers' Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers' Association. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Florida and his J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
JOSEPH L. FELICIANI is a co-founder and managing shareholder of the law firm of Creedon & Feliciani, P.C. Mr. Feliciani focuses on prosecuting and defending various types of tort litigation, including birth injury cases, general and premises liability, medical device/products liability, medical malpractice, health care/disability litigation, professional liability, toxic torts, uninsured/underinsured motorist law, and bad faith litigation. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Temple University and his J.D. degree from Widener University School of Law. Mr. Feliciani is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Feliciani has been chosen as a lifetime charter member of Best Attorneys by Rue Ratings. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association, and a former member of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and Justinian Society.
ROBERT J. FOSTER is a partner in the law firm of Reger Rizzo & Darnall LLP, where he practices in the areas of litigation; including complex personal injury, employment disputes, insurance contract litigation, insurance defense liability, subrogation, general liability, estate, business and appellate work. He is an adjunct professor at Temple University, where he has twice received the Adjunct Teaching Award for Excellence in the Classroom. Mr. Foster has been a frequent speaker and online moderator on advanced issues in legal technology, trial practices, bad faith litigation, and legal research and writing. Mr. Foster has also hosted and provided materials for judicial forums on litigation. He earned his B.A. degree, with distinction and honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.
MARK S. KARDOS is the principal in the law offices of Kardos & Goch, where he practices in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice law. He has practiced exclusively in these fields for 41 years. In the first 14 years of practice, Mr. Kardos was retained by insurance companies. Since 1990, he has exclusively represented injured claimants. Mr. Kardos has litigated more than 100 cases to trial and verdict in the five county area, as well as in Federal Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a former adjunct professor at Temple University and Bucks County Community College. Mr. Kardos serves as a judge pro tem for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He has certificates from Gerald Litvin's Institute of Advocacy at Villanova University in 1987 and the Dickinson Law School Advanced Litigation course in 1985. He has been selected by lawyers to act as a mediator, arbitration chairman, or sole arbitrator in more than 1,700 cases. Mr. Kardos has conducted more than 40 seminars for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and National Business Institute. Mr. Kardos earned his B.S. degree from Millersville University and his J.D. degree from the University of Baltimore Law School.
BETHANY R. NIKITENKO is an attorney with the law firm of McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C., and represents catastrophically injured individuals in lawsuits involving medical malpractice, automobile accidents, sexual abuse, and products liability. She was named a Lawyer on the Fast Track in 2017 by The Legal Intelligencer. Ms. Nikitenko serves on the Editorial Board of Young Lawyer, a monthly supplement to The Legal Intelligencer. She has been recognized for her outstanding commitment to pro bono service by both Philadelphia VIP and the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. Ms. Nikitenko is the recipient of the 2017 Murry Friedman Emerging Leader Award from the American Jewish Committee. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and graduated from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law, where she was a member of the Temple Law Review.