Automobile Litigation Update 2015
6.5 MCLE Credits: 4.0 Professional Practice; 1.5 Skills; 1.0 Ethics
Designed to familiarize attorneys with the intricacies of automobile litigation in New York State, this seminar will include an overview of the latest developments in underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage, accident reconstruction and the use of biomechanical experts. Experienced practitioners will provide practical information you can use to prepare an automobile claim from the claim stage through discovery and trial. Plaintiffs’, defendants’ and insurers’ perspectives will be addressed.
Coverage issues impacting automobile litigation will be also be discussed. The program also includes a segment on ethical considerations.
Update and Refresher on Underinsured and Uninsured Motorists Coverage and No-Fault Litigation, New York Threshold Laws
Taking a Meaningful Deposition in an Auto Accident Case
Alternative Dispute Resolution for the Automobile Case: Mediation, Arbitration and Summary Jury Trials
Coverage Issues Impacting Automobile Litigation – Rental/Temporary Substitute, Late Notice, and the Graves Amendment
Soft Tissue Injuries – Discussions of Diagnostic Studies, Anatomy of the Spine, and Types of Treatment
Use of Biomechanical Experts – Pros and Cons, Status of the Law on Admissibility, Evidentiary Hearings
Ethical Considerations in Automobile Cases
Robert A. Glick (Chair and Speaker), Managing Partner, Brand Glick Brand, P.C.
Jeffrey B. Bloom, Esq., Partner, Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz
Jennifer Greenhalgh Howard, Esq., Supervising Arbitration Attorney, Israel, Israel & Purdy, LLP
Michael Jaffe, Esq., Partner, Pazer Epstein & Jaffe, PC
Rona L. Platt, Esq., Wright Risk Management, LLC
Carolyn S. Rankin, Esq., Partner, Brand Glick Brand, P.C.
Total Credits: 6.50 | Areas of Professional Practice: 4.00, Skills: 1.50, Ethics: 1.00