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Avoiding Law Practice Danger Zones
Nearly every attorney has professional liability and malpractice concerns. This program will focus on some common mistakes that can lead to liability issues and ways to avoid them. Specifically, th... Read More »
Nearly every attorney has professional liability and malpractice concerns. This program will focus on some common mistakes that can lead to liability issues and ways to avoid them. Specifically, the program will discuss electronic access errors; data blunders; emerging malpractice claim trends; tips for communication with clients; and ethical pitfalls in social media use. Close Full Description
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Crisis Management for Attorneys and Their Clients
Legal controversies today are often tried in the Court of Public Opinion as much as they are in any Court of Law. Therefore, lawyers, law firms and clients have much to gain (or lose) by the way a ... Read More »
Legal controversies today are often tried in the Court of Public Opinion as much as they are in any Court of Law. Therefore, lawyers, law firms and clients have much to gain (or lose) by the way a legal controversy is positioned in both to the public and key stakeholders via both traditional media social media. It's in these arenas where reputations built up over years of good work can be shattered in an instant.  Especially in today's world of "gotcha" journalism, managing a crisis situation, long before trial, is today a necessary skill set for attorneys.  This seminar will focus on a highly-strategic approach to crisis management and crisis communications for a wide variety of situations, enabling attorneys to help their firms and clients move messages forward or mount a defense against an outraged public, unhappy customers or a sudden press onslaught. Close Full Description
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Intervention Strategies For Legal Professionals
Lawyers have some of the highest rates of depression and problem drinking among all professionals. We will discuss why attorneys are so at-risk and describe the resources available for assisting co... Read More »
Lawyers have some of the highest rates of depression and problem drinking among all professionals. We will discuss why attorneys are so at-risk and describe the resources available for assisting colleagues and/or family members in distress within the framework of the motivational interviewing style. Close Full Description
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Legal Impact -- Concussions In The NFL And NCAA
The NFL's concussion litigation has garnered significant attention from the mainstream media, the legal community and even everyday fans. ACBA member Jason Luckasevic was at the forefront of this ... Read More »
The NFL's concussion litigation has garnered significant attention from the mainstream media, the legal community and even everyday fans. ACBA member Jason Luckasevic was at the forefront of this litigation, and in this program, he will discuss his filing of the first two lawsuits against the NFL for its failure to properly handle head injuries. This course will highlight the legal theories that were pled against the NFL and co-defendants. It will discuss the science and causation of brain injuries and the various obstacles and legal defenses raised in motions. Finally, it will cover the settlement and continuing litigation against the NFL and helmet manufacturers.

Diana Nickerson Jacobs will discuss concussion litigation relating to college sports. Specific topics will include litigation that is pending in state and federal courts and the class action settlement providing for medical evaluations for current and former NCAA athletes. Additionally, the consideration of such legal issues as duty, causation, inherent risk and assumption of the risk will be discussed. Close Full Description
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Workers Comp EDI Forms Solution - What You Need To Know
EDI Forms Solution went live in Pennsylvania last year, and the program is designed to automatically generate certain workers' compensation forms. It's a crucial - but sometimes complicated - proce... Read More »
EDI Forms Solution went live in Pennsylvania last year, and the program is designed to automatically generate certain workers' compensation forms. It's a crucial - but sometimes complicated - process for those involved in Workers' Compensation. This seminar will examine the program and process. Specific topics to be discussed include:

TNCP: How to issue it and how to stop it

How to establish a medical-only claim

What actions will generate a form

What to do if a claim is accepted inadvertently

What are the possible legal implications from the EDI Forms transactions

Questions and answers

This is a must-attend seminar for the workers' compensation claimant and defense bar, as well as insurance representatives. Defense attorneys are encouraged to invite their clients to attend as well. Close Full Description

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