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Medical Malpractice - Change the Way You Practice


Date: 03/06/2012

6 CLE Credits


Join us at this seminar where you will learn how to win your case at the defendant deposition, how to take on and defeat the usual defenses to medical malpractice cases, how to find gold in your medical records, identify potential issues in jury selection, and get the most up-to-date changes in the law that will change the way you practice!

Eleni Coffinas - Locking the Defendant In at
You CAN win your case before trial. This class will demonstrate how to do an effective cross-examination of the defendant at his deposition. Lock him in and give him no way out. We will provide very specific pointers on how to ask questions and how to get the answers you need from the defendant.

Hon. George Silver - What It Takes to
Successfully Present Your Case in Court
Meet the New York, Supreme Court, Part 40 Judge and learn what it takes to successfully present your case in Court. Judge Silver will describe the good, the bad, and the ineffective from the perspective of the Bench.

Vito Cannavo - Destroying the Standard
Discussing the standard defenses offered up in the med mal case, we will show you how to attack them and beat them. We will explain how the junk science tables have turned against the defendant, and demonstrate how to do an effective cross-examination of the defendant and get him to admit to departures.

Elliot Stone - Finding Gold in the Medical
Finding the information to uncover medical malpractice in a medical record can be daunting. Knowing where to look is critical-nursing and progress notes, labs, vital signs, M.D. orders and hospital P & Ps all hold important clues. We will provide the road map to help construct your case. Youll learn how to examine carefully both whats in the record, whats missing and when the records been altered.

Josh Silber - Selecting and Deselecting Jurors: Confronting Bias in Medical Malpractice Trials
Medical Malpractice is a hot-button topic. In addition to all of the political rhetoric in news coverage regarding medical malpractice and lawsuits in general, many potential jurors have personal medical experiences which may have shaped their pre-jury pool perceptions about malpractice. This lecture will focus on identifying those perceptions and confronting them before the juror is selected.


Eleni Coffinas, Esq. - Chair:
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo PC

Hon. George Silver
Trial Assignment Judge, Supreme Court,
New York County

Vito A. Cannavo, Esq.
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo PC

Josh Silber, Esq.
Abend & Silber, PLLC

Elliot Stone, Esq.
medQuest Ltd.

Martin W. Edelman, Esq.
Edelman & Edelman, P.C.

David B. Golomb, Esq.
Law Offices of David B. Golomb

D. Carl Lustig, Esq.
Arye Lustig & Sassower, P.C.

Brian J. Shoot, Esq.
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.

Arthur J. Smith, Esq.
Baxter Smith & Shapiro, P.C.

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