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Automobile Litigation Update 2015 (2015)

Automobile Litigation Update 2015 (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.



Program Topics

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

Program Faculty

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

Non-Member Price: $275.00
Published Date:
  • June 9, 2015
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDZ24
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 4.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 6.5