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From a legal point of view these cases are tried the same way other med mal cases are tried. Where these cases differ is in the medicine involved.

 

An experienced panel of plaintiff and defense counsel as well as expert witnesses will address the legal, procedural and practical aspects of handling birth trauma cases as well as the very daunting medicine involved.

  • How to evaluate a case
  • Understanding the medicine
  • How to conduct effective discovery
  • Choosing an expert
  • Proving/disproving that medical negligence caused brain injury
  • Is it the doctor or the hospital or both?
  • Effective voir dire in brain damaged infant cases
  • Use of demonstrative evidence and exhibits
  • The most important lessons for trying a birth trauma case
  • Ongoing care for the brain damaged infant

 


Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive 1 hour of ethics credit, you must attend the entire course. 


 

Course Planners: Paul D. Brandes, Esq., Peter M. Villari, Esq.

 

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  • Course Book (2017-9860) — $69
  • Podcast with credit — $279
  • Podcast no credit — FREE
  • On-demand video with credit — $279
  • On-demand video no credit — FREE

If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

 

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9860

Formats Available: Video Replay
Original Product Date: August 18, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Child and Spousal Support Basics: The case law, procedure and local practice that will determine support for your client (Washington)

    Dive into a “how to” that will leave you feeling capable and confident

    Are you a new lawyer? Experienced but looking for a refresher? Have you recently changed practice areas? Gone solo? Decided to diversify your practice? This course will take you from A to Z on handling both spousal and child support cases.

    Fortify your practice

    You will receive a complete case law and legislative update--from what’s passed to what’s pending. These are the decisions that will shape your practice—streamline your own research here!

    Understand the calculations that determine support

    It’s a numbers game, and so many factors come into play when determining support obligations/deviations. The panel will explain:

    • the rules and guidelines
    • child support schedule and formula
    • additional expenses
    • multiple families
    • spousal support and alimony pendente lite
    • deviation

    Learn the rules and procedures that govern a support proceeding

    No guess work here; there’s a process behind the practice, and this panel will walk you through it, step-by-step. Understand the relevant rules and procedures at play.  Learn how to combine Federal and State responsibilities to ensure the best possible outcome for your client.

     


     

    Course Planner: Gerald L. Shoemaker

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9947) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $179
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $179
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9947

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: July 28, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Communicating Across Generations: Skills for the courtroom and with diverse age groups (Washington)

    Understand and communicate effectively with your audience – the judge, jury, witness or client!

    If you practice law, then being an effective communicator is at the heart of your business – whether you are a transactional negotiator, a trial lawyer or in-house counsel.  Lawyers as the ultimate communicators are challenged to talk to people at all stages of their lives--from the "almost retiree" to the "still teen" entering the workplace or the courtroom.  Litigators have a challenge in that they have to talk to those various generations in the jury box-- where the savvy litigator knows that the way that jurors hear the evidence is filtered through their generational experiences, as well as the developmental life stages and cognitive functioning that affect jurors’ perspectives.

     

    Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, Cuspers

    You’ll examine what these terms mean, why they matter and how you can communicate across generations whose life experiences, expectations and values differ greatly.

     

    Hear from the experts

    Psychologist and jury consultant Dr. Ann Greeley, together with state court and federal judges, will share their insights and perspectives so you can:

    • Discover how to reach a diverse age group and do so effectively and with their worldview in mind
    • Learn to how to avoid being trapped in your own generation with the inherent blinders and blocks that entails;
    • Identify what shared life experiences and changes make each generation unique and what they need to hear and understand information; how visuals impact different generations; and how to use that to make things work for various groups of listeners
    • Walk away with a new skill set that allows you to use generational differences to your advantage

     

    Course Planner: Ann Greeley, Ph.D.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9751) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9751

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: August 11, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Drafting and Enforcing Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Refine your standard form

    Now is the time to evaluate your standard form fee agreement. This seminar will take you through fee agreements in various practice areas, showing you what to keep, what to remove and what you may want to add into your boilerplate document.

     

    Examine a well-written fee agreement

    Discover the nuts and bolts of what information should be included in a well drafted fee agreement as you analyze a typical agreement from top to bottom.

     

    Receive a copy of the PBI Press Publication Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania

    Included in your tuition is a copy of the brand new edition of the PBI Press publication—hot off the press!

     

    Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 15, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Fire At-Will in Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Is an employer in Pennsylvania really permitted to fire an employee at any time for any reason, or even for no reason at all? Of course, it’s not that simple. Learn the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees so that you can help your clients navigate through the confusing laws governing the employment at-will doctrine.

     

    Take away answers to your questions

    • What are the rights—as well as the restrictions—of employers and employees in the at-will relationship?
    • When should you file a wrongful termination claim? When should you not?
    • How can an employer best defend against a wrongful termination claim?
    • How does whistleblowing factor into at-will cases?
    • Why does it matter what language is in the employee handbook?
    • What can you do to minimize the likelihood of successful litigation after a firing?
    • What are the risks of ignoring a plaintiff’s demand letter?

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Labor and Employment Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: August 22, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse The Pain Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together (Washington)

    Doctors share cutting edge techniques for diagnosing and treating pain; lawyers show you how to use this information in your next case!

     

    Proving pain in a compensation context— how do you do it?

    Everyone has experienced pain but place it in a compensation context, and it is filled with controversy and doubt—it is “subjective,” with no objective diagnostic criteria. In a nutshell: pain is a challenging concept to prove.

     

    Understand the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating pain

    This unique program puts you in touch with a team of doctors and attorneys who provide an in-depth but easily understood overview of the diagnosis and treatments
    of pain syndromes, as well as tips on how to use this knowledge in representing your clients.

    • The pathophysiology of pain
    • Pain management techniques
    • Psychological issues in pain management
    • Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD)
    • Fibromyalgia and other pain syndromes
    • How to prove or defend a pain case 

     

     


     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9610) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $279
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $279
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9610

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: July 21, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse The Strategic Negotiator (Washington)

    Negotiation expert Nina Meierding returns by popular demand to teach the secrets of strategic negotiation. The strategic negotiator has the flexibility to shift between competitive and cooperative approaches depending on the circumstances of the case. Nina will focus on practical strategies to create durable settlements, including understanding the value of timing and customized moves in competitive negotiations, the importance of the opening offer (and how it is made) and specific techniques to avoid impasse (and move through it when it happens).

     

    Nina Meierding will teach you:

    • How to maximize your negotiation skills
    • How to develop vital listening and tactical questioning skills
    • How to use competitive and collaborative negotiation techniques to your advantage
    • How to recognize and respond to common negotiation tactics
    • How to break deadlocks and revive stalled negotiations
    • How to create durable agreements 

     


     

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    Tuition includes course book. Course materials are not available for separate purchase.

     

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    9744

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: August 31, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

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