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Anatomy and Medicine for Lawyers | Live & Webcast

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Date:
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Time:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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NYSBA Member: $195

Anatomy & Medicine for Lawyers
How Injuries are Related to Litigation


Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and The Trial Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Thursday, March 29, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Live CLE Program & Webcast

CFA Society New York
1540 Broadway, Suite 1010
New York, NY 10036

7.0 MCLE Credits: 7.0 Areas of Professional Practice

NYSBA Member: $195 | Non-Member: $295
Section Member: $150


Learn more about Anatomy & Medicine for Lawyers

This unique program will familiarize you with the medical concepts and terminology necessary to effectively advocate for your client’s personal injury case.  Learn how injuries relate to litigation from expert practitioners.  This program includes an overview of obtaining and organizing medical records.  Medical malpractice claims will also be covered.

Who Should Attend: Medical malpractice attorneys, personal injury attorneys - both plaintiff and defense, workers’ compensation attorneys.

Agenda
 

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.         Registration

9:00 – 9:05 a.m.         Welcome and Introductions

9:05 – 10:00 a.m.

Medical Records & Medical Terminology                              

•             Obtaining Medical Records

•             Organization of Medical Records

•             Electronic Medical Records

1.0 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice

Joshua R. Cohen, Esq. | DeCorato Cohen Sheehan & Federico LLP

10:00 – 10:10 a.m.                 Break

10:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lumbar Region, Spine, Bones, Joints, and related Orthopedic Issues

2.0 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice

Ben Rubinowitz, Esq. | Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.           Lunch

1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

Heart and Cardiovascular System

1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

Bill Vaslas, Esq. | Vaslas Lepowsky Hauss & Danke LLP

1:50 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

Gastro-Digestive System & Internal Organs (kidneys, liver, pancreas, etc..)

1.0 Credit in Professional Practice

Jeffrey M. Feldman, Esq. | Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP

2:40 – 2:50                              Break

2:50 – 3:40 p.m.        

Obstetrician-Gynecologist Concerns and Women’s’ Reproductive Issues

1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

Elizabeth Cornacchio, Esq. | Heidell Pittoni Murphy & Bach LLP

3:40 – 4:30 p.m.        

The Medical Malpractice Case

•             Proof of injuries

•             Preparing the case

•             Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

Jeffrey B. Bloom, Esq. | Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf

4:30 p.m.                    Adjournment

7.0 MCLE credits 

Program Chair
Jeffrey Bloom, Esq. | Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf



Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys.  For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.

Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey.  If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.

Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
 


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Additional Information: IMPORTANT NOTICE--PARTIAL CREDIT FOR PROGRAM SEGMENTS NOT ALLOWED: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
Address:
CFA Society New York
1540 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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