Auto Accident

September 20, 2013

The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa
8:30 a.m.
6, including 1 hour of ethics

[ Seminar Brochure ]

The best new primer for civil litigators in the state. This seminar will cover the steps of an auto accident case from pre-lawsuit investigation and accident reconstruction to new technology to use during your trial. Whether you’re a new attorney or seasoned attorney looking for a refresher, this seminar has something for you.

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If you are unable to attend this seminar in person, you also have the option of watching LIVE from your own computer! Live webcasting allows attorneys from all parts of the state to have access to quality speakers and programs without having to travel. Webcasts count as "live credits" just as if the viewer were in attendance at the seminar. Price for the webcast is $299, and you will receive handout materials by download. 

TO REGISTER FOR THE WEBCAST, just click “InReach Online Seminars” on the home page and then click “Live Webcast” and follow the on screen instructions. 

Instruction on how to purchase a "Live Webcast"

TO REGISTER FOR THE LIVE ON SITE SEMINAR, please select one of the registration options below. NOTE: These prices reflect an early registration discount that will expire 5 days before the seminar! 

To pay by check, you may download and print the mail in registration form Mail your form and check to CLE Alabama, Box 870384, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0384. 

To pay by credit charge, select one of the options below:

$350 Late registration Registration
If you register more than 24 hours in advance you will receive a link for downloading and printing the written materials to bring with you.

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast Buffet

8:20 Welcome

C. Peter Bolvig
Hall Connerly & Bolvig PC

8:30 Pre-Lawsuit Investigation 
Client Intake, Investigation, “Black Box”, Witness Statements, Accident Report, Pleadings, Discovery
Christopher Glover
Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC

9:15 Development/Evaluation of Case
Plaintiffs Perspective

Factors that drive value: conduct from the defendant; destruction of evidence; significant injuries 
Matt Glover 
Prince Glover & Hayes 

Defense Perspective 
Factors that drive value: venue; type of claim; conduct of plaintiff; existence of favorable or adverse testimony
David A. Rich 
Ferguson Frost & Dodson LLP 

10:15 Refreshment Break

10:25 Accident Reconstruction – Your Questions Answered
The Importance of starting while evidence is fresh; modern techniques
Kelly B. Kennett
InSciTech Inc.
Suwanee, Georgia

11:25 Lunch On Your Own

12:25 Judges Panel
What Works and Doesn’t Work in Their Courtrooms; Shortcomings of Presenting Case
Judge Claude E. Hundley III 
23rd Judicial Circuit, District Court 

1:10 Implications of Medical and Psychiatric Trauma In Personal Injury Cases
What is Injury?, Importance of Medical Records, Role of Medical Expert
Dr. P. Bruce Atkins 
Psychiatric Corporation of Alabama PC

1:55 Refreshment Break

2:05 Insurance Issues
Stalking, UN/UIM, Medicare and Medicaid, Subrogation
P. Ted Colquett
Wilson & Berryhill PC

2:50 Ethical Issues - Presentation by the Alabama State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers
Moderator – M. Christian King
Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC
William N. Clark
Redden Mills Clark & Shaw LLP
Richard H. Gill
Copeland Franco Screws & Gill PA
Wilbor J. Hust, Jr.
Zeanah Hust Summerford & Williamson LLC

3:50 Adjourn