CLE Seminar: 3rd Annual Lollapalooza CLE

Friday, December 6, 2019

Session Price Member Price
$399.00 $299.00 +

Register to receive 12 credits!

Fulfill your 2019 CLE requirements at once! When you register for Lollapalooza you will also receive a link to an upcoming two hour Ethics Podcast (2 Ethics credits), plus the video recording of your choice from one of these 2019 seminars (4+ CLE credits each):

  • The Ugliest Seminar of 2019
    Topics include: Liens & Ethics: Attorney's Obligations to Clients and Third Parties; Update on Law & Methods to Combat Lien Claims; Medicare & Medicare Advantage Plans / Medicare Set Asides; Overview of Lien Claims and the Latest on Medicaid, State/DAS, FEHBA, TriCare and Other Lien Claims; and Negotiation Strategies and the Latest Developments re: ERISA Liens

  • The Latest Issues in Workers' Compensation
    Topics include: Case Study on the injuries and residual functional capacities of two brothers, focusing on the role of medical opinions in the evaluation process and common sense areas in which experts disagree; New Developments with the Commission, with a focus on Utilization Review; Insurance Issues in Behavioral Health, and how they can assist us with issues as they relate to Workers' Compensation patients; and work-related asthma, COPD, silica standard, interstitial lung disease, repetitive motion injuries and mold/indoor air problems

  • Annual Legal Support Staff
    Topics include: Update on rules, statutes, forms & e-filings; Best practices for intakes; The importance of trust in all aspects of managing a case; The impact of social media; and Practice book changes & important provisions

  • Autopalooza (Day 1)
    Topics include: Trying the Motor Vehicle Case; Evidentiary Issues in a MVA Trial; Future Damages; Liens; Handling the IME & DMR, Communications w/ the Client; and Wilson, Adm., v Wakerfern Food Corp

  • Autopalooza (Day 2)
    Topics include: Pre-Existing & Subsequent Injuries to the Same Body Part; Handling the IME & DMR, and Other Issues in Low Speed Impact Cases; Defense Perspective; Jorge Amparo, et al. v. Jose Ayala, et al; Auto v Pedestrian or Bicycle; and Reflections on 4 Decades of Personal Injury Practice

You must contact CTLA after registering to request the video link of your choice as part of the package.

Agenda

New Developments in the Law: CTLA’s two most recent past Presidents update you on recent legislation, regulatory/ practice book changes and other developments in personal injury law that you need to know.  Topics include changes to discovery rules and forms; suits against the State; statute of limitations; immunity laws; lien rights; sexual harassment employer policy requirements; and more.

Defective Premises: Appellate Review: A comprehensive review and commentary of recent Appellate cases in the area of defective premises law. Topics include Notice (actual and constructive); proving the defect; retail store injuries; ice and snow claims.

The Lessons Learned from Trial Losses: A candid interview with two of CTLA’s finest lawyers, and one of the defense bar’s best, about winning, losing, and keeping your moorings while trying cases.

ALPHABET SOUP: Recognizing your Clients Invisible Injuries: TBI, PTSD, CRPS, TMJ, etc.

The Sandy Hook Gun Case

Making the Jury Feel the Pain: Maximizing Damages

Depositions: Trending Topics: How to effectively videotape when MD/witness won’t come to court; Using corporate designees effectively; Dealing with the obstructionist defense counsel; New Superior Court decisions: Are the Judges getting tougher? What you can not do when defending the witness

Next Generation Legal Issues in Tort Law

Nuts and Bolts of UM/UIM Cases: A Refresher

Focus Groups: Will your case benefit from a focus group; Which cases, and when should it be done; Professional vendor vs. Do-it-Youself: Pros and Cons; Exactly how expensive is it? What are the take always, and how should they be used.

 

Speakers

John J. Kennedy, Jr., Esq. (chair) Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, LLC
Michael J. Walsh, Esq. (chair) Walsh Woodard LLC
Marisa A. Bellair, Esq. Lynch Traub Keefe & Errante, PC
Michael A. D'Amico, Esq. D'Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC
Brian M. Flood, Esq. The Flood Law Firm, LLC
Eric Frazer, MD Yale School of Medicine
James D. Horwitz, Esq. Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, PC
John J. Houlihan, Jr., Esq. RisCassi & Davis, PC
Michael Kennedy, Esq. Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
Joshua D. Koskoff, Esq. Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, PC
Douglas P. Mahoney, Esq. Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney, PC
Caitlyn S. Malcynsky, Esq. Walsh Woodard LLC
Katherine Matthews, Esq., Esq. Gold & Levy
Sean K. McElligott, Esq. Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, PC
Paul A. Morello, Jr., Esq. Donovan & Morello, LLP
Brendan Nelligan, Esq. Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, LLC
Stephanie Z. Roberge, Esq. Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, LLC
Cindy L. Robinson, Esq. Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney, PC
Anastasios T. Savvaides, Esq. Wocl Leydon, LLC
Richard C. Tynan, Esq. Halloran Sage
Lincoln Woodard, 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:

Skills
Connecticut 6.00 cr
New York 7.00 cr

Venue

The Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury CT 06488

Additional Information

Hard copies of the materials will not be provided at the program. Registrants will be able to access the materials via web link prior to the seminar, allowing you to print the materials in advance of the program. We encourage attendees to go green by downloading the materials to your laptop.

Refunds will not be granted for cancellations received after the link to the materials has been sent.

The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Foundation offers adjusted seminar registration fees for members who require financial assistance. Discounts will be granted on an individual, case by case basis. Please contact Katie Marinan Marino for a confidential discussion.

Sponsorships

BREAKFAST SPONSOR
The Expert Institute

LUNCHEON SPONSORS
LawCash
Medquest Ltd.

CLOSING RECEPTION SPONSOR
ML Healthcare

WIFI SPONSOR
Injured Workers Pharmacy

EXHIBITORS
Advanced Spinal Care, LLC
Geomatrix Productions, Inc.
Hartford Orthopedic Medicine
Hoda Investigations
Kronholm Insurance Services, a division of Brown & Brown of CT
Legal Presentation Solutions, LLC
Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, Inc.
Newman Settlement Services Group
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Shade Tree Meteorology, LLC
Shaw Chiropractic Group
Surgifactors

Materials

Product Online Media Price Member Price
» Streaming Video Both Tracks - incl 2 Hour Ethics Webinar N/A $600.00 $400.00
PDF Materials N/A $250.00 $150.00
Streaming Video Track #1 N/A $300.00 $200.00
Streaming Video Track #2 N/A $300.00 $200.00

Purchase Materials

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