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Handling Medical Negligence Cases During COVID-19 and Beyond Webinar

On Demand

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

2:00 - 2:05 p.m.
Welcome Announcements
2:05 - 3:30 p.m.
Juror Attitudes Toward Healthcare Professionals and Hospitals
  • What the Research Shows: Focus Group and National Survey Results 
  • Tailoring Your Message to Jurors
3:30 - 3:55 p.m.
Shifting Standards of Care
  • Standards Adopted Across States Regarding Gross Negligence and Willful Misconduct 
  • Reexamining Case Intake and Investigation 
3:55 - 4:20 p.m.
Minimizing the Hero Defense Strategy
  • What is the Hero Defense and Who Can Claim the Hero Designation?
  • The Federal Rules of Evidence: Improper Character Evidence, Irrelevant Evidence, and More
4:20 - 4:30 p.m.
Question and Answer Session