Jazz Fest Seminar: It’s All About the Damages

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Jazz Fest Seminar: It’s All About the Damages 

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May 3, 2012 - May 4, 2012
Westin Canal Place
New Orleans, LA

Sponsored by Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, L.L.P.
and presented with the Louisiana Association for Justice.

AAJ’s annual Jazz Fest Seminar: It’s All About the Damages—a revamped program dedicated to damages and includes a morning on litigating auto cases—returned to New Orleans this year. The faculty of experienced trial lawyers covered important topics in collision cases and provided winning litigation strategies.

“I learned a lot of new concepts, insights and ideas.”
—Christopher Morgan Posey, Philadelphia, MS, 5 years in practice

“Great practical information for my practice.”
— Robert H. Ebbs, Indianapolis, IN, 21 years in practice

“Very helpful! Fantastic!”
—Jennifer Matyac, Medina, OH, 9 years in practice

Thursday, May 3, 2012

What You Need to Do to (How to) Lay the Foundation in Discovery for Noneconomic Damages
• Damages experts
• Lay witnesses
    Thomas J. Vesper, NY

Understanding Trucking and Commercial Vehicle Cases
    Michael L. Goldberg, GA

Establishing Punitive Damages Using the Federal Motor Carrier     Safety Regulations
    James R. Ronca, PA

Establishing Damages in a PTSD Case
    Anthony Tarricone, MA

A Collective Voice for Justice
    Gary M. Paul, CA

 Lunch (on your own)

Maximizing Damages:  Getting Your TBI Clients an Adequate    Recovery
    P. Craig Morrow, LA

The Most Important and Overlooked Injury—Understanding the   Role of Chronic Pain Syndrome in Your Cases
    Steven M. Gursten, MI

Meet Friday’s Sponsor, International Litigation Services (ILS)

Homemade Technology:  Doing It on the Cheap (ethics)
• The three Cs of visuals ethics (Copyright, ClipArt, and Cartoons)
  Erik B. Walker, TX

Networking Reception

Friday, May 4, 2012

Friday sponsored by International Litigation Services (ILS)

Welcome to New Orleans and a History of Jazz Fest
Stephen J. Herman, LA
       Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, L.L.P., Program Sponsor

Analyzing Insurance Policies to Maximize Damages
    David M. Arbogast, CA

Proving Damages Through Discovery
    Kara K. Rahimi, MN

Legal Ethics of Computing in the “Cloud” (ethics)
    Derrick L. Walker, VA

Grief and Loss
 Robert T. Hall, VA


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