Litigating Truck Collision Cases: “Rules,” “Reptiles,” & Experts Seminar Agenda & CLE

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Litigating Truck Collision Cases: “Rules,” “Reptiles,” & Experts Seminar Agenda & CLE  

Program Information


Regular Registration Fee—AAJ Members: $695

You can attend your first AAJ Education Seminar at 50% off, if you are an AAJ member & have been admitted to the bar for five years or less. (Does not apply if you have previously attended an AAJ Education seminar or college).   

AAJ Paralegal Affiliates may attend this college and receive 50% off the registration fee if they are employed by, and attending with, an AAJ plaintiff attorney (Regular, Life, Sustaining, President’s Club, or Leaders Forum) with the same firm address.

CLE Credits: 16

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Friday, May 20

8:00 am–9:00 am  

Morning Session
9:00 am–12:30 pm

Maximizing Damages in a Trucking Collision Case Using Rules, Reptiles, and Experts

Cross-Examination of Defense Safety Director Using Rules and Experts to Get to the Reptile

Scaled Questions and Inciting the Reptile when You Only Have 20-Minutes for Voir Dire

Lunch (on your own)
12:30 pm–1:45 pm   

Afternoon Session
1:45 pm–5:00 pm

Reptiles  in Jury Selection and Witness Presentation

Conspicuity, Experts, and Lighting up the Reptile

History of Success with the Reptile

Networking Reception
5:00 pm–6:00 pm 

Saturday, May 21

Morning Session (Continental Breakfast Available)
8:30 am–12:00 pm 

Code to the Reptile in a Truck Collision Case

Ten Rules in a Trucking Collision Case—from First Client Call to Closing Argument

Lunch (on your own)
12:00 pm–1:00 pm 

Afternoon Session
1:00 pm–5:30 pm

Using Experts to Trigger the Reptile
Using Investigations, Regulations, and Discovery to Disprove Defenses

Rules Discovery in a Truck Collision Case

Panel Discussion & Workshop:  Identifying and Implementing Rules and Using Experts to Get to the Reptile

Sunday, May 22

Morning Session (Continental Breakfast Available)
8:30 am–1:00 pm

Direct Examination of Plaintiff’s Trucking Expert

Rules in a Truck Collision Case 

Opening Statement Demonstration—Using Rules and Experts

Closing Argument Demonstration—Using Rules and Experts

CLE Information

Earn approximately 16 CLE and NCA credits to be applied to your participation in the NCA's Achievement Recognition Program. For more general CLE information consult the FAQs or CLE coordinator at 800.622.1791, ext. 8612.

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