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On-Demand: Handling Medical Negligence Cases During COVID-19 and Beyond Webinar


ON-DEMAND: HANDLING MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CASES DURING COVID-19 AND BEYOND WEBINAR 

April 27, 2021 | Online

Recorded on April 27, 2021. The pandemic has created a new set of challenges for handling medical negligence cases. Join David Wenner, Greg Cusimano, Kathleen Nastri, Max Panoff, and Lyle Warshauer as they discuss juror attitudes toward healthcare professionals, rethinking case intake and investigation, and minimizing the “Hero Defense” strategy.

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This on-demand course contains the webinar recording, full course materials, and agenda from the program as well as a certificate of completion for attendees to use when applying for 85 general minutes of self-study MCLE credit.

Agenda    Course Materials    Webinar Recording
Time (ET) Session
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. 
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
4:30 p.m.
ADJOURN
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