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Presented by the ISBA Tort Law Section
 

Discover what’s new in the tort law arena with this informative half-day seminar!

 

Tort law attorneys with intermediate practice experience who attend this seminar will better understand:

  • The do’s and don’ts of medical expert testimony preparation;
  • The current trends and issues with medical malpractice;
  • The vocational expert’s role in determining key factors to your next case;
  • How workers’ compensation issues intersect with Section 5 liens;
  • The Illinois Lien Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act;
  • How to make the most out of the mediation process; and
  • The relationship between Medicare and tort law.

 

 

Program Coordinator/Moderator:

Jeffrey D. Frederick, Frederick & Hagle, Urbana

Program Information
Program Date:
April 22, 2016
The Relationship between the Expert and the Attorney

Don’t miss this segment that’s presented from a medical provider’s perspective regarding the relationship between an expert and the attorney that hires the expert. The do’s and don’ts of medical expert testimony preparation and opinions are also included.

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Dr. David J. Fletcher  [ view bio ]
Medical Malpractice

Discover the current trends, issues, and problems in the medical malpractice arena with this informative presentation.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
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Alexander Sukhman  [ view bio ]
The Vocational Expert

Gain a better understanding of the vocational expert’s role in determining work capabilities and the lost earnings of injured parties.

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Bob Hammond  [ view bio ]
Workers' Compensation and Section 5 Liens

This in-depth overview explores a number of workers’ compensation issues, including third party actions, tort law, and its relationship with Section 5 liens.

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Bruce L. Bonds  [ view bio ]
Illinois Lien Act and ERISA

This segment discusses the State of Illinois Lien Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

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Kevin E. O'Reilly  [ view bio ]
Mediation

Join us for a comprehensive look at the do’s and don’ts of mediation, as well as the best way to maximize results from both perspectives.

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Kenneth R. Torricelli  [ view bio ]
How Medicare and Tort Law Intersect

This presentation examines the relationships between Medicare and tort law.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
Speaker Information
Bradford J. Peterson  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 3.25
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