Keeping Current with New York Automobile Litigation

Keeping Current with New York Automobile Litigation


program locations & directions 


Long Island | Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Melville Marriott
1350 Walt Whitman Road | Melville, NY 11747
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Buffalo
| Friday, February 9, 2018 | Classics' V Banquet and Conference Center
2425 Niagara Falls Blvd. | Amherst, NY 14228
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Albany | Thursday, February 15, 2018 New York State Bar Association
1 Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207
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NYC | Thursday, March 1, 2018 | CFA Society New York (formerly NYSSA)
1540 Broadway, Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036 | Entrance on W. 45th Street
Live & Webcast
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Program Co-Sponsors
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
Trial Lawyers Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

7.0 MCLE Credits
3.0 Professional Practice; 3.0 Skills; 1.0 Ethics

Who Should Attend

Personal injury attorneys, both plaintiff and defense; Insurance company attorneys; Arbitrators and Mediators

Program Brochure link.


Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Description
Most attorneys are consulted at some point to advise clients on the complex legalities that follow an automobile accident.  Attorneys must be generally familiar with the fundamental principles of New York's automobile "no-fault" law, the applicable regulations, and the important filing and notice requirements and deadlines.  This program will cover new developments in no-fault law and the intricacies of automobile litigation in New York State.  Topics will include an overview of the latest developments in mediation and ADR proceedings, how to take a meaningful deposition, and the use of medical and bio-mechanical experts at the time of trial.  Outstanding and experienced lecturers will cover what you need to know about this important area of the law.

Program Agenda
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Welcome & Introduction

9:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Update and Refresher on No-Fault Litigation and Coverage
                                       1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Taking a Meaningful Deposition in an Automobile Accident Case
                                       1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. New York's No-Fault Threshold Laws
                                       1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Lunch (on your own)

12:50 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Alternative Dispute Resolution for the Automobile Case:
                                     Mediation, Arbitration and Summary Jury Trials
                                       1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

1:40 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Using Medical Experts and Bio-mechanical Experts at the Time of Trial
                                       1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills

2:30 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Refreshment Break

2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Preparing Your Case and Client for Trial
                                       1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills

3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Ethical Considerations Related to Automobile Litigation Cases
                                       1.0 MCLE Credit in Ethics

4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

4:30 p.m.  Adjournment

Overall Program Chair
Robert A. Glick, Esq. | Brand Glick Brand, P.C. | Garden City

Local Chairs
Buffalo Program
Thomas Cunningham, Esq. | Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC | Buffalo 

Albany Program

Ryan M. Finn, Esq. | E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy  | Troy

Long Island Program
&
NYC Program & Webcast
Robert A Glick, Esq. | Brand Glick Brand, P.C.  | Garden City


NYSBA Members $175
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Members $135
Trial Lawyers Section Member $135
Non Members $275

Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Live Webcast Option is Available: Thursday, March 1, 2018*

If you cannot watch the webcast at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date for a 60 day period enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.
 *Note: Newly admitted attorneys registered for the webcast must watch the Ethics segment in real-time in order to earn credit. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the webcast.

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Pre-registration Strongly Advised: You can save money and guarantee your seat and course materials by registering early. Registrations received at the door are subject to an additional $15.00 registration fee. Registrations cancelled less than three days from the program date will be assessed a cancellation fee of $25.00.