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2018 The Car Crash eConference (Aug 2018)

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The Car Crash Seminar is the ultimate program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement, and leave you with a definitive set of resource materials and sample forms.
 
2018 program highlights:
  • Practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel, including working up the case, guidance on the use of medical records, and presenting and crossing doctors.
  • The latest on hot topics such as auto product liability cases, ridesharing claims, autonomous vehicles, and low property damage cases.
  • Guidance on the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare and Medicaid, ERISA, workers’ comp, hospital liens, state and local employees, and disability plans.
  • Insight into innovative technology and accident reconstruction resources to support your electronic trial presentation.
  • Judicial perspective on what does and doesn't work well at trial and a mediator’s perspective on what happens in the parties’ rooms when the other isn’t looking.
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Total Credit Hours:
10.75 | 2.25 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2019

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$425  

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1. Texas Auto Policies (Aug 2018)

Henry L. Moore

0.50 0.25 0.00 0.50 | 0.25 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 26 mins
Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Paper (pdf) 136 pgs
Slides (pdf) 18 pgs

SESSION 1 — 26 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics

Session 1:

Texas Auto Policies (Aug 2018)

Explore how to get the most from your coverage.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Henry L. Moore, Attorney at Law - Austin, TX

2. Red Flag Injuries/Auto Product Liability (Aug 2018)

Muhammad S. Aziz

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 33 mins
Audio (mp3) 33 mins
Slides (pdf) 31 pgs

SESSION 2 — 33 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Red Flag Injuries/Auto Product Liability (Aug 2018)

Learn how to spot product liability issues in catastrophic injury car crashes and evidence collection and preservation.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Muhammad S. Aziz, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz - Houston, TX

3. ​The Ethics of Redacting Medical Records from Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Perspective (Aug 2018)

Deborah J. Bullion, Paul N. Gold

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 41 mins
Audio (mp3) 41 mins
Paper (pdf) 8 pgs
Paper (pdf) 60 pgs
Slides (pdf) 19 pgs
Slides (pdf) 3 pgs
Slides (pdf) 7 pgs

SESSION 3 — 41 mins, credit 0.75

Session 3:

​The Ethics of Redacting Medical Records from Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Perspective (Aug 2018)

Do HIPAA, TRE 509, and TRE 510, and other rules allow (or mandate) that attorneys shield medical records from discovery? If so, by what process?

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Deborah J. Bullion, Gascoyne & Bullion, P.C. - Sugar Land, TX
Paul N. Gold, Aversano & Gold - Houston, TX

4. Affidavits and Controverting Affidavits: Uses and Abuses (Aug 2018)

Sally S. Metcalfe

0.25 0.00 0.00 0.25  

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Video (mp4) 22 mins
Audio (mp3) 22 mins
Paper (pdf) 11 pgs
Slides (pdf) 6 pgs

SESSION 4 — 22 mins, credit 0.25

Session 4:

Affidavits and Controverting Affidavits: Uses and Abuses (Aug 2018)

Review best practices for using and defending against controverting affidavits in the recovery of accident-related medical expenses.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Sally S. Metcalfe, Metcalfe Law, PLLC - Austin, TX

5. Conflicts in Car Crash Cases (Aug 2018)

William R. Rustam

0.75 0.75 0.00 0.75 | 0.75 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 40 mins
Audio (mp3) 40 mins
Paper (pdf) 103 pgs
Slides (pdf) 8 pgs

SESSION 5 — 40 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.75 ethics

Session 5:

Conflicts in Car Crash Cases (Aug 2018)

Explore how to understand and address conflicts that exist or arise in car crash cases, whether you are plaintiff or defendant. 

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

William R. Rustam, Walters Balido & Crain - Houston, TX

6. Transportation Network Companies: A Distinction That Makes a Difference (Aug 2018)

Heather L. Long

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Paper (pdf) 10 pgs
Slides (pdf) 10 pgs

SESSION 6 — 31 mins, credit 0.50

Session 6:

Transportation Network Companies: A Distinction That Makes a Difference (Aug 2018)

Rideshare businesses are part of our daily lives now. The practical and legal implications of this new industry are important for every car crash case.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Heather L. Long, Heather Long Law, PC - Dallas, TX

7. Autonomous Vehicles (Aug 2018)

Quentin Brogdon

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 37 mins
Audio (mp3) 36 mins
Paper (pdf) 18 pgs
Slides (pdf) 37 pgs

SESSION 7 — 37 mins, credit 0.50

Session 7:

Autonomous Vehicles (Aug 2018)

Auto insurance and litigation will be forever changed.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Quentin Brogdon, Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP - Dallas, TX

8. Spinal Complications of Car Crashes: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, and The Confusing (Aug 2018)

Charlotte H. Smith

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 33 mins
Audio (mp3) 33 mins
Slides (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 8 — 33 mins, credit 0.50

Session 8:

Spinal Complications of Car Crashes: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, and The Confusing (Aug 2018)

Review common injuries of the spine caused by motor vehicle collisions, including current and appropriate acute assessment and treatment, as well as rehabilitation strategies and long-term considerations and challenges.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Charlotte H. Smith, M.D., Physician Life Care Planning - Austin, TX

9. Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorist (Aug 2018)

Thomas A. Herald

0.50 0.25 0.00 0.50 | 0.25 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 141 pgs
Slides (pdf) 56 pgs

SESSION 9 — 32 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics

Session 9:

Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorist (Aug 2018)

Learn strategies to present and defend uninsured and underinsured motorist claims.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Thomas A. Herald, The Noteboom Law Firm - Hurst, TX

10. Accident Reconstruction Deconstructed (Aug 2018)

J. Luke Dow, Danny Phillips

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 35 mins
Audio (mp3) 35 mins
Paper (pdf) 7 pgs
Slides (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 10 — 35 mins, credit 0.50

Session 10:

Accident Reconstruction Deconstructed (Aug 2018)

Technology and resources available today can allow post-accident physical evidence to resolve many fact disputes about how an incident happened, who was at fault, and reveal potential gross negligence facts. Learn what top experts can do for the right case, what the law allows you to do with this information, and what reconstruction resources are available for more modest value cases.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

J. Luke Dow, Luke Dow Law Firm - Austin, TX
Danny Phillips, Axiom Reconstruction, Inc. - Allen, TX

11. Injury Causation in Low Property Damage Cases (Aug 2018)

Brian L. Mincher, Manpreet Kaur Singh, Roger A. Sullivan

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 48 mins
Audio (mp3) 48 mins
Paper (pdf) 10 pgs
Slides (pdf) 3 pgs

SESSION 11 — 48 mins, credit 0.75

Session 11:

Injury Causation in Low Property Damage Cases (Aug 2018)

Hear from plaintiff and defense attorneys on best practices for assessing injuries in low property damage cases, including a review of the rationale behind these assessments.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Brian L. Mincher, Godsey Martin PC - Dallas, TX
Manpreet Kaur Singh, Fanaff & Baldwin - Houston, TX
Roger A. Sullivan, Sullivan Trial Lawyers, P.C. - Houston, TX

12. Subrogation and Liens (Aug 2018)

Judy Kostura

0.75 0.50 0.00 0.75 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 45 mins
Audio (mp3) 45 mins
Paper (pdf) 285 pgs
Slides (pdf) 21 pgs

SESSION 12 — 45 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.50 ethics

Session 12:

Subrogation and Liens (Aug 2018)

Examine the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare, Medicaid, ERISA, workers' comp, hospital liens, state employees, local employees, and disability plans. Focus on safeguards created by a state law which protects first party and portions of third-party recoveries from many insured plans.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Judy Kostura, Judge, Kostura & Putman, P.C. - Austin, TX

13. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in Car Crash Cases (Sep 2018)

Hon. Robert K. Schaffer, Hon. Randall W. Wilson

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 45 mins
Audio (mp3) 45 mins
Slides (pdf) 5 pgs

SESSION 13 — 45 mins, credit 0.75

Session 13:

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in Car Crash Cases (Sep 2018)

Two trial judges with a combined 25 years of judicial experience discuss what they’ve seen that works and doesn’t work in car crash cases.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Hon. Robert K. Schaffer, 152nd District Court - Houston, TX
Hon. Randall W. Wilson, 157th District Court - Houston, TX

14. View From the Mediator (Sep 2018)

Hal Hargis

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Video (mp4) 30 mins
Audio (mp3) 30 mins

SESSION 14 — 30 mins, credit 0.50

Session 14:

View From the Mediator (Sep 2018)

Explore effective mediation strategies. What does the mediator need from you? What does your opponent need from you? What helps and what doesn’t?

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Hal Hargis, The Law Offices of Hal Hargis, PLLC - Houston, TX

15. Shifting Into First: Early Development of the Commercial Truck Crash Case (Sep 2018)

Mike Davis

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 27 mins
Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Paper (pdf) 89 pgs
Slides (pdf) 33 pgs

SESSION 15 — 27 mins, credit 0.50

Session 15:

Shifting Into First: Early Development of the Commercial Truck Crash Case (Sep 2018)

Review the initial stages of case development, including investigation techniques, tools, and regulatory requirements.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Mike Davis, Slack Davis Sanger LLP - Austin, TX

16. Lawyer Wellness (Sep 2018)

Erica Grigg

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Slides (pdf) 13 pgs

SESSION 16 — 31 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 16:

Lawyer Wellness (Sep 2018)

Tips on how to better manage our own wellness in our law practices and personal lives.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Erica Grigg, Spivey & Grigg, LLP - Austin, TX

17. Case Study: $30K Car Crash to $1 Million Verdict (Sep 2018)

Christopher S. Hamilton, Ray T. Khirallah Jr.

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 47 mins
Audio (mp3) 46 mins
Slides (pdf) 8 pgs

SESSION 17 — 47 mins, credit 0.75

Session 17:

Case Study: $30K Car Crash to $1 Million Verdict (Sep 2018)

Examine methods and strategies for maximizing value on routine car crash cases.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Christopher S. Hamilton, Hamilton Wingo, LLP - Dallas, TX
Ray T. Khirallah Jr., Hamilton Wingo, LLP - Dallas, TX

18. Presenting and Crossing Doctors (Sep 2018)

Will Adams

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Video (mp4) 29 mins
Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Paper (pdf) 19 pgs
Slides (pdf) 20 pgs

SESSION 18 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 18:

Presenting and Crossing Doctors (Sep 2018)

Hear tips for deposing the treating doctors and the testifiers.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Will Adams, The Adams Law Firm - Katy, TX

19. Telling the Story of Your Case (Sep 2018)

Jim M. Perdue Jr.

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 34 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Slides (pdf) 25 pgs

SESSION 19 — 34 mins, credit 0.50

Session 19:

Telling the Story of Your Case (Sep 2018)

There are fundamentals of story that apply to almost every aspect of trial. Jurors create narratives, and they are not in the form of “the evidence will show…” Implementing storytelling techniques can help any advocate, in any type of case, present the evidence closer to the form in which jurors comprehend and remember.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Jim M. Perdue Jr., Perdue & Kidd - Houston, TX