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 
Registration
(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

Lunch
(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

CLE Information
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