Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases Seminar

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Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases Seminar 

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March 16, 2012 - March 17, 2012
Conrad Miami Hotel
Miami, Florida

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Presented by AAJ's Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group

With rapidly evolving changes in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors, you’ll need this seminar to successfully handle your clients’ cases. Our faculty of experienced trial lawyers and experts will provide a clear path on how to win your TBI case.

Program Highlights:

• Handling Malingering Neuropsychological Tests
• Dispelling Myths in TBI Trials
• Direct Examination of Plaintiff’s Experts


Friday, March 16, 2012

Theme:  What Every TBI Attorney Needs to Know

The Injured Brain:  An Overview of Neuroanatomy and Defining
    Nicholas D. Suite, M.D., FL

The NFL and Concussions:  Recognition, Management, and the Long-Term Complications
    Larry E. Coben, AZ

Neuroimaging in Traumatic Brain Injury
    Andrew T. Walker, M.D., FL

Afternoon Theme:  The Trial

Voir Dire in a Traumatic Brain Injury Case
    Thomas C. Doehrman, IN

Opening Statement:  Connecting with the Jury 
   Charles G. Monnett, III, NC

Direct Examination of Plaintiff’s Neurologist:  The Importance of Educating the Jury
    Dianne Jay Weaver, FL

Identifying, Preparing, and Handling the Traumatic Brain Injury Case
    Bruce H. Stern, NJ

Reception
Sponsored by Hickey Law Firm, P.A.
Wee-Bag-It Restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel & Tower

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Theme:  The Trial (continued)

The Use of Lay Witnesses and Demonstrative Evidence  
    Stephen M. Smith, VA

Premorbid History:  The Ramifications of Failing to Disclose
  James I. Knudson, FL

Cross-Examination of the Defense Neurologist
    Kenneth B. Goldblatt, NY

The Defense Neuropsychologist 
    Dorothy Clay Sims, FL

Predictable Defenses
    John H. Hickey, FL

Summation and the Concept of Cognitive Reserve 
    Steven W. “Woody” Igou, FL


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