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2019 The Car Crash eConference

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Total Credit Hours:
11.00 | 2.00 ethics     Credit Info
Specialization: Civil Appellate Law | Civil Trial Law | Personal Injury Trial Law

TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2020

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

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1. Texas Auto Policies (Sep 2019)

Henry L. Moore

0.50 0.25 0.00 0.50 | 0.25 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 28 mins
Audio (mp3) 28 mins
Paper (pdf) 140 pgs
Slides (pdf) 18 pgs

SESSION 1 — 28 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics

Session 1:

Texas Auto Policies (Sep 2019)

Explore how to get the most from your coverage.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

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

2. Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims: The Ultimate Traffic Jam (Sep 2019)

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) 144 pgs
Slides (pdf) 53 pgs

SESSION 2 — 32 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics

Session 2:

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims: The Ultimate Traffic Jam (Sep 2019)

A review of recent cases impacting UM/UIM cases and the strategies for prosecuting and defending uninsured and underinsured motorist claims.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Thomas A. Herald, Thomas A. Herald, P.C. - Bedford, TX

3. Recognizing Product Liability Claims (Sep 2019)

Muhammad S. Aziz

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Video (mp4) 26 mins
Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Slides (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 3 — 26 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

Recognizing Product Liability Claims (Sep 2019)

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

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

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

4. Insurance and Rideshare Litigation (Sep 2019)

John C. (Jack) Zinda, Melinda Wetzel

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 27 mins
Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Paper (pdf) 38 pgs
Slides (pdf) 11 pgs

SESSION 4 — 27 mins, credit 0.50

Session 4:

Insurance and Rideshare Litigation (Sep 2019)

Hear an overview of the law surrounding rideshare insurance and accompanying litigation, common issues encountered when taking on the various types of rideshare cases, and practical tips regarding how to best try these cases from sign-up to resolution.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

John C. (Jack) Zinda, Zinda Law Group, PLLC - Austin, TX
Melinda Wetzel, Zinda Law Group, PLLC - Austin, TX

5. Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases (Sep 2019)

Thomas A. Crosley

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Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 14 pgs
Slides (pdf) 29 pgs

SESSION 5 — 32 mins, credit 0.50

Session 5:

Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases (Sep 2019)

Learn about common TBI symptoms and diagnoses, brain imaging technology, expert witnesses used in TBI cases, common defenses, and ethical considerations in settling TBI cases.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Thomas A. Crosley, Attorney at Law - San Antonio, TX

6. Autonomous Vehicles (Sep 2019)

Quentin Brogdon

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Video (mp4) 36 mins
Audio (mp3) 36 mins
Paper (pdf) 19 pgs
Slides (pdf) 37 pgs

SESSION 6 — 36 mins, credit 0.50

Session 6:

Autonomous Vehicles (Sep 2019)

Autonomous vehicles no longer exist only in science fiction, and the advent of these vehicles will cause tectonic shifts in auto crash litigation.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

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

7. Injury Causation in Low Property Damage Cases (Sep 2019)

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

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 43 mins
Audio (mp3) 43 mins
Paper (pdf) 9 pgs

SESSION 7 — 43 mins, credit 0.75

Session 7:

Injury Causation in Low Property Damage Cases (Sep 2019)

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 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Brian L. Mincher, Eberstein & Witherite, LLP - Dallas, TX
Manpreet Kaur Singh, Fanaff & Baldwin - Houston, TX
Roger A. Sullivan, Sullivan Trial Lawyers, P.C. - Houston, TX

8. Attorney Advertising (Sep 2019)

Paul Wingo

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Video (mp4) 24 mins
Audio (mp3) 24 mins
Paper (pdf) 11 pgs
Slides (pdf) 7 pgs

SESSION 8 — 24 mins, credit 0.50

Session 8:

Attorney Advertising (Sep 2019)

What every attorney needs to know before spending a dollar on advertising.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Paul Wingo, Hamilton Wingo, LLP - Dallas, TX

9. Chapter 18.001 Affidavits, Post-HB 1693: What Changed, and What Remains the Same (Sep 2019)

Jennifer Mauer Lee

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Video (mp4) 29 mins
Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Paper (pdf) 10 pgs
Slides (pdf) 10 pgs

SESSION 9 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 9:

Chapter 18.001 Affidavits, Post-HB 1693: What Changed, and What Remains the Same (Sep 2019)

The Texas Legislature just made important amendments to Chapter 18.001. Find out how the amendments will change your practice.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Jennifer Mauer Lee, Fee Smith Sharp & Vitullo LLP - Dallas, TX

10. From Deposition to Cross-Examination: Finding It, Organizing It, and Using It (Sep 2019)

Mike Davis

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Video (mp4) 34 mins
Audio (mp3) 34 mins
Paper (pdf) 21 pgs
Slides (pdf) 36 pgs

SESSION 10 — 34 mins, credit 0.50

Session 10:

From Deposition to Cross-Examination: Finding It, Organizing It, and Using It (Sep 2019)

Cover the nuts and bolts of deposition and cross-examination techniques, including using a deposition to gather the information necessary to prepare a cross-examination strategy in order to control the witness at trial.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Mike Davis, Slack Davis Sanger LLP - Austin, TX

11. Defense Perspective on Medical Records (Sep 2019)

Erin L. Westendorf-Boyd, Melissa White

0.50 0.25 0.00 0.50 | 0.25 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Slides (pdf) 8 pgs

SESSION 11 — 31 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics

Session 11:

Defense Perspective on Medical Records (Sep 2019)

Hear from defense attorneys in the purpose, analysis, and use of medical records.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Erin L. Westendorf-Boyd, Chamberlain McHaney - Austin, TX
Melissa White, The Snell Law Firm, PLLC - Austin, TX

12. Turning Weaknesses into Strengths at Trial (Sep 2019)

Stephanie Baenisch

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Video (mp4) 29 mins
Audio (mp3) 29 mins

SESSION 12 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 12:

Turning Weaknesses into Strengths at Trial (Sep 2019)

Hear lessons in overcoming common damages defenses (i.e. pre-existing conditions, low property damage, “gaps” in treatment, criminal records, etc.) and how to embrace your client’s story.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Stephanie Baenisch, Loncar Associates - Dallas, TX

13. Subrogation and Liens (Sep 2019)

Judy Kostura

0.75 0.50 0.00 0.75 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 42 mins
Audio (mp3) 42 mins
Paper
Part 1 – 100 pgs
Part 2 – 101 pgs
Part 3 – 102 pgs
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Slides (pdf) 23 pgs

SESSION 13 — 42 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.50 ethics

Session 13:

Subrogation and Liens (Sep 2019)

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

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

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

14. Lawyer Wellness (Sep 2019)

Price Ainsworth, Erica Grigg

0.75 0.75 0.00 0.75 | 0.75 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 41 mins
Audio (mp3) 40 mins
Slides (pdf) 23 pgs

SESSION 14 — 41 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.75 ethics

Session 14:

Lawyer Wellness (Sep 2019)

Get evidence-based strategies to help navigate the stress of our extremely demanding profession. Learn how small changes in our daily approach to the practice of law can greatly improve work-life balance.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Price Ainsworth, Lorenz & Lorenz LLP - Austin, TX
Erica Grigg, Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program - Austin, TX

15. Trying the Car Wreck Case from the Defense Perspective (Sep 2019)

Bob Grove

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Video (mp4) 25 mins
Audio (mp3) 25 mins
Paper (pdf) 13 pgs

SESSION 15 — 25 mins, credit 0.50

Session 15:

Trying the Car Wreck Case from the Defense Perspective (Sep 2019)

A defense lawyer's opinion about why cases are lost.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Bob Grove, Retired, Grove, Ehlinger & Deaderick - Boerne, TX

16. Not Just A Big Car Crash: Yin and Yang Trucking Tips and Pitfalls (Sep 2019)

Todd Clement, William M. Toles

1.00 0.00 0.00 1.00  

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Video (mp4) 67 mins
Audio (mp3) 66 mins
Paper (pdf) 14 pgs
Slides (pdf) 8 pgs

SESSION 16 — 67 mins, credit 1.00

Session 16:

Not Just A Big Car Crash: Yin and Yang Trucking Tips and Pitfalls (Sep 2019)

This presentation focuses on prosecuting and defending a trucking lawsuit from the plaintiff and defense perspective, including a discussion of recent state and national trends in trucking litigation.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Todd Clement, Clement + Speer - Dallas, TX
William M. Toles, Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo - Dallas, TX

17. Moving the Insurance Adjuster Needle (Sep 2019)

Ross S. Crossland

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Video (mp4) 27 mins
Audio (mp3) 27 mins
Paper (pdf) 11 pgs
Slides (pdf) 23 pgs

SESSION 17 — 27 mins, credit 0.50

Session 17:

Moving the Insurance Adjuster Needle (Sep 2019)

Hear tips for plaintiff and defense counsel to bring the insurance adjuster to a realistic evaluation of the case, for the benefit of not just the plaintiff and counsel, but also the defendant insured and counsel.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

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

18. View From the Mediator (Sep 2019)

John Rubin

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Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Slides (pdf) 10 pgs

SESSION 18 — 32 mins, credit 0.50

Session 18:

View From the Mediator (Sep 2019)

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 2019 Car Crash Seminar

John Rubin, Rubin Law Firm, PLLC - Austin, TX

19. View from the Bench: Trial Basics (Sep 2019)

Hon. Eric Montgomery Shepperd

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Video (mp4) 44 mins
Audio (mp3) 43 mins
Slides (pdf) 22 pgs

SESSION 19 — 44 mins, credit 0.75

Session 19:

View from the Bench: Trial Basics (Sep 2019)

Hear observations and guidance from a trial judge.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Hon. Eric Montgomery Shepperd, Travis County Court at Law No. 2 - Austin, TX