Car Wrecks & Truck Wrecks

Friday, March 19, 2010

Product Online Media Price Member Price
Audio CD N/A $75.00 $55.00
Audio CD & CD-ROM N/A $265.00 $185.00 +
DVD & CD-ROM N/A $225.00 $150.00

Purchase Materials

Presenting the Medical Evidence
David W. Cooney, Esq., RisCassi & Davis, P.C., Hartford

  • Preparation of treating physician
  • What to put in, what to leave out
  • Cross-examination of DME doctor
  • Use of technology in small to medium size cases
  • Pre-existing conditions

Minor Impact Soft-Tissue Cases
Joseph Mirrione, Esq., Law Office of Joseph R. Mirrione, New Haven

  • Preclusion of defense characterizations of the case
  • Preclusion of photographs and damage estimates
  • Developing a theme for “MIST” cases

Trying & Winning the Truck Collision Case: What You Need to Know to Succeed in Your First Trucking Case
Michael J. Walsh, Esq., Moukawsher & Walsh, LLC, Hartford

  • Preventing spoliation
  • Investigating the accident and the role of law enforcement
  • Understanding the technology: electronic control modules, “black boxes,” engine data recorders, GPS devices, transponders, E-Z-pass, cell phones and laptops;
  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (“FMCSR”), CDC manuals and negligence per se
  • Company and driver training, qualification and standards under the FMCSR
  • Internet discovery
  • Reconstructing the accident and the use of “trucking experts”
  • Exploring coverage and finding the excess policy
  • Finding the “reptile” in your case

Examining the Tortfeasor
Anastasios Savvaides, Esq., Tooher, Wocl & Leydon, LLC, Stamford

  • Preparing for the tortfeasor's deposition
  • Deposing the tortfeasor
  • Preparing for trial
  • Cross-examining the tortfeasor

Practical Considerations in Accident Reconstruction
John Swanson, Collision Dynamics, East Granby

  • When you need or don't need an accident reconstruction
  • Benefits & Costs of having a case reviewed
  • Preserving the evidence just in case

This program is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys and has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 4.5 credit hours, of which 4.5 credit hours can be applied towards the Skills requirement. The Civil Justice Foundation offers adjusted seminar registration fees for members who require financial assistance.  Discounts will be granted at the discretion of the CLE Director.  Please contact CLE Director Diana Roe for a confidential discussion.


David W. Cooney, Esq. (chair) RisCassi & Davis, PC
Anastasios T. Savvaides, Esq. (chair) Wocl Leydon, LLC
Joseph R. Mirrione, Esq.
John Swanson Collision Dynamics
Michael J. Walsh, Esq. Walsh Woodard LLC

CLE Credits

This Continuing Legal Education program is appropriate for both newly-admitted and experienced attorneys, and has been approved for the following credits in accordance with the rule requirements of these states:

Connecticut 4.50 cr



441 Clark Ln., Orange CT 06477

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