Overcoming Junk Science in Motor Vehicle, Bus, Van, and Trucking Cases Seminar Agenda

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Overcoming Junk Science in Motor Vehicle, Bus, Van, and Trucking Cases Seminar Agenda 

May 9 
(Continental Breakfast Available)
8:00 – 9:00 am 

Morning Session
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Opening Remarks; Discussion of Fact Pattern for Trial Demonstration

First Preemptive Strike—Voir Dire to Combat Junk Science
Second Preemptive Strike—Arming the Plaintiff’s Liability Experts
Third Preemptive Strike—Arming the Plaintiff’s Medical Experts

Offensive Use of Daubert

(on your own)
12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session
1:00 – 6:00 pm

Demonstration of Voir Dire

Demonstration of Opening Statement 
Cross-Examination of the Defense Biomechanical AND Reconstruction Experts

DME Cross-Examination: Credentials and Bias
DME Cross-Examination: Medicine, Prior Opinions, and Polarizing
Closing Argument Demonstration 
Panel Discussion—In Limine Motions; Frye and Daubert Challenges     
Networking Reception
6:00 – 7:00 pm
May 10

Continental Breakfast Available
8:00 – 9:00 am

Morning Session
9:00 – 1:00 pm

Maximizing the Focus Group Experience—Tips and Tricks
Focus Group Facilitator Demonstration
Plaintiff Cl-opening Demonstration
Defense Cl-opening Demonstration
Focus Group Feedback and Deliberations

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