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Answer Bar: Taking on the Car Crash Client

Contains material from Sep 2017 to Aug 2018

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Session 1: A Day in the Life of a Car Wreck Defense Lawyer - Discussion about the laundry list of issues that the car wreck defense lawyer can expect to address in a typical day.

Session 2: Case Selection-Rejection and How to Manage Client Expectations Listen to a discussion about what factors go into deciding to accept or reject a case, how to make a case rejection a win/win, and how to manage your practice in terms of client expectations.

Session 3: Investigation and Insurance - Examine critical aspects of the crash investigation, including the identification of potential parties and the myriad of potentially applicable insurance coverages.

Session 4: Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorist - Learn strategies to present and defend uninsured and underinsured motorist claims.

Session 5: Notice to Potential Defendants and Pre-Suit Demands Review what to include in your pre-suit demand, as well as how to provide notice to potential defendants and their insurers.

Session 6: Pre-Suit Settlement - Discuss considerations such as IOLTA requirements, liens and subrogation, and the potential net to your client.

Session 7: Subrogation and Liens - 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.

Session 8: Medical Records Who is looking for what and why? Learn to analyze, understand, and use medical records to increase pre‑litigation settlement values.

Session 9: Negotiating with the Insurance Adjuster - Learn how to maximize case value through preparation and presentation of the demand package.

Session 10: The Noble Lawyer and the Ethics of Client Management - Analyze the ethical quandaries of client intake, case selection, and client communications. Learn how to manage healthy and unhealthy client relationships, setting expectations for clients, and withdrawing from bad relationships.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 5.25 | 1.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2020

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1. A Day in the Life of a Car Wreck Defense Lawyer (Sep 2017)

Ross S. Crossland

0.75 0.25 0.00 0.75 | 0.25 ethics
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46 mins
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46 mins
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23 pgs
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30 pgs
Session 1 — 46 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.25 ethics
A Day in the Life of a Car Wreck Defense Lawyer (Sep 2017)

Discuss the laundry list of issues that the car wreck defense lawyer can expect to address in a typical day.

Originally presented at: Aug 2017 The Car Crash Seminar

Ross S. Crossland, The Crossland Law Firm - Austin, TX

2. Case Selection-Rejection and How to Manage Client Expectations (Sep 2017)

Brent Carpenter

0.50 0.25 0.00 0.50 | 0.25 ethics
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31 mins
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31 mins
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12 pgs
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9 pgs
Session 2 — 31 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics
Case Selection-Rejection and How to Manage Client Expectations (Sep 2017)

Discuss what factors go into deciding to accept or reject a case, how to make a case rejection a win/win, and how to manage your practice in terms of client expectations.

Originally presented at: Aug 2017 The Car Crash Seminar

Brent Carpenter, Carpenter & Carpenter, P.C. - Sugar Land, TX

3. Investigation and Insurance (Aug 2018)

Stephanie Baenisch, William M. Toles

0.25 0.00 0.00 0.25
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17 mins
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17 mins
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1 pgs
Session 3 — 17 mins, credit 0.25
Investigation and Insurance (Aug 2018)

Examine critical aspects of the crash investigation, including the identification of potential parties and the myriad of potentially applicable insurance coverages.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Anatomy of a Car Crash Case

Stephanie Baenisch, Loncar & Associates - Dallas, TX
William M. Toles, Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo - Dallas, TX

4. 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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32 mins
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32 mins
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141 pgs
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56 pgs
Session 4 — 32 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics
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

5. Notice to Potential Defendants and Pre-Suit Demands (Aug 2018)

Stephanie Baenisch, William M. Toles

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50
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34 mins
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34 mins
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Session 5 — 34 mins, credit 0.50
Notice to Potential Defendants and Pre-Suit Demands (Aug 2018)

Review what to include in your pre-suit demand, as well as how to provide notice to potential defendants and their insurers.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Anatomy of a Car Crash Case

Stephanie Baenisch, Loncar & Associates - Dallas, TX
William M. Toles, Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo - Dallas, TX

6. Pre-Suit Settlement (Aug 2018)

Stephanie Baenisch, Donald H. Kidd

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24 mins
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24 mins
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6 pgs
Session 6 — 24 mins, credit 0.50
Pre-Suit Settlement (Aug 2018)

Discuss considerations such as IOLTA requirements, liens and subrogation, and the potential net to your client.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Anatomy of a Car Crash Case

Stephanie Baenisch, Loncar & Associates - Dallas, TX
Donald H. Kidd, Perdue & Kidd - Houston, TX

7. Subrogation and Liens (Aug 2018)

Judy Kostura

0.75 0.50 0.00 0.75 | 0.50 ethics
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45 mins
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45 mins
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285 pgs
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21 pgs
Session 7 — 45 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.50 ethics
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

8. Medical Records (Sep 2017)

William M. Toles

0.25 0.00 0.00 0.25
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16 mins
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16 mins
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28 pgs
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6 pgs
Session 8 — 16 mins, credit 0.25
Medical Records (Sep 2017)

Who is looking for what and why? Learn to analyze, understand, and use medical records to increase pre‑litigation settlement values.

Originally presented at: Aug 2017 The Car Crash Seminar

William M. Toles, Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo - Dallas, TX

9. Negotiating with the Insurance Adjuster (Sep 2017)

Scott F. DeShazo, Tom Lang

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75
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45 mins
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45 mins
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10 pgs
Session 9 — 45 mins, credit 0.75
Negotiating with the Insurance Adjuster (Sep 2017)

Learn how to maximize case value through preparation and presentation of the demand package. 

Originally presented at: Aug 2017 The Car Crash Seminar

Scott F. DeShazo, DeShazo & Nesbitt LLP - Austin, TX
Tom Lang, Cunningham Lindsey - Austin, TX

10. The Noble Lawyer and the Ethics of Client Management (Sep 2017)

William J. Chriss

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics
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30 mins
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30 mins
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11 pgs
Session 10 — 30 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics
The Noble Lawyer and the Ethics of Client Management (Sep 2017)

Analyze the ethical quandaries of client intake, case selection, and client communications. Learn how to manage healthy and unhealthy client relationships, setting expectations for clients, and withdrawing from bad relationships.

Originally presented at: Aug 2017 The Car Crash Seminar

William J. Chriss, Law Office of William J. Chriss, P.C. - Corpus Christi, TX

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