BIRTH TRAUMA LITIGATION 2021




Details

May 25, 2021| 5:00PM - 7:30PM

 

2.5 Areas of Professional Practice CLE Credits 

This seminar has been approved for transitional & non-transitional credits.

 

Bradley S. Zimmerman, Esq. - Chair

The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm, LLP

 

The Plaintiff Lawyer’s Perspective
Mr. Zimmerman will cover the initial evaluation of the obstetrical malpractice case, including important records and terms, the deposition of the defendant obstetrician, evaluation of damages and of the case law involving stillbirths and emotional loss and damages. 

 

Michael Katz, M.D.

Pediatric Neurologist

 

Dr. Katz will provide an update on Pediatric Brain Injury.

 

Alfred P. Vigorito, Esq.

Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols and Porter, LLP



The Defense Lawyer’s Perspective
Mr. Vigorito will discuss defending a case involving an infant catastrophically injured at birth, comparative negligence implications of mother’s past medical history, expert witness testimony and cross-examination and strongest defenses in a case with a infant catastrophically injured at birth.

 

Victoria Wickman, Esq.

Law Office of Victoria Wickman

 

Ms. Wickman will discuss addressing and overcoming the causation defense in brain damaged baby cases.

 

Morris Lener
Creative Capital Inc.

& Bradley S. Zimmerman, Esq.
 

This panel will cover the history and analysis of CPLR Article 50-a and how we arrived at the New York Medical Indemnity Fund (“MIF”), including an overview of the law, eligibility, successes and challenges of the MIF and calculation of attorney’s fees. 

 

 

Credit

This program has been approved for credit in the following jurisdiction(s):

New York State Unified Court System, CLE Board

Credit has been approved with the New York State Unified Court System, CLE Board for 2.00 Areas of Professional Practice credits. New York State Trial Lawyers Association is an approved CLE provider with the NY State CLE Board.

Travel/Accommodations

 

 


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

NYSTLI requires 24 hour prior notice to cancel seminar attendance.
No refunds will be given for later cancellations, or once the seminar begins.