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Medical Malpractice Litigation (2014)

6.5 Total MCLE Credits

A must for both new and experienced attorneys, this practical seminar will provide an overview of the key issues in medical malpractice litigation through a combination of lectures and practical demonstrations. Learn how to determine the relevant standard of care, how to prepare your case, how to avoid common pitfalls and how to examine expert witnesses.

Faculty members will examine critical skills involved in analyzing medical records, fact gathering, defense strategies, finding and making effective use of experts, proving the standard of care and preparation and cross-examining of physician defendants and experts.

Panelists will take you step-by-step through the trial and offer invaluable insight on pre-suit activities, discovery, and depositions. Opening statements, closing arguments and trial strategies involved in medical malpractice cases will also be discussed.

In addition, you will receive an update on developments in the substantive law, as well as a “View from the Bench” relative to medical malpractice trials.

Program Topics

* Developments in the Substantive Law

* Discovery

* Deposition/Trial Examination of the Defendant

* Preparation of the Defendant for Deposition

* Cross of Expert

* Openings and Summations

* View from the Bench


Program Speakers

Andrew S. Kaufman (Chair)
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP
New York City

Jeffrey Bloom
Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz
New York City

Eleni Coffinas
Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath & Cannavo, PC
New York City

Joshua R. Cohen
DeCorato Cohen Sheehan & Federico LLP
New York City

Peter C. Kopff
Peter C. Kopff, LLC
Garden City

Hon. Douglas E. McKeon
Supreme Court of the State of NY

Paul Simonson
Simonson Hess Leibowitz & Goodman, PC
New York City


Total Credits: 6.50 | Skills: 3.50, Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00

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 1  Medical Malpractice: Developments In Substantive Law (2014)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 2  Medical Malpractice Discovery (2014)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 3  Deposition And Trial Examination Of The Defendant (2014)
Skills: 0.50
 4  Preparation Of The Defendant For The Deposition (2014)
Skills: 0.50
 5  Cross Of The Medical Malpractice Expert (2014)
Skills: 1.00
 6  Medical Malpractice: Openings And Summations (2014)
Skills: 1.00
 7  Medical Malpractice: View From The Bench (2014)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
Non-Member Price: $275.00
Published Date:
  • March 28, 2014
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDH64
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 3.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 6.5