Continuing Education
 

Most of our attorneys are hired from law school and trained in house. Senior attorneys work with junior attorneys on a case by case basis, and present in house seminars from time to time on topics relevant to our practice. Several of our partners have lectured to legal and medical groups in continuing legal and continuing medical programs. The firm has also sponsored its own seminars. Speakers and topics have included:

James M. Furey, on

  • Economic Proof for the Present and Future - Trial and Appellate Issues
  • Effective Discovery in the Litigation Process
  • Controverting Claims of Damages Arising from Disfigurement

Thomas G. Leverage, on

  • Recent Case Law Developments in Economic Proof
  • Litigation Involving New York Labor Law Section 241(6), Rule 23 and the use of Experts
  • Defense of Elevator Litigation from the Perspective of the Premises Owner
  • Nursing Home Litigation – Your Day in Court
  • The Trial Experience

James M. Furey Jr., on

  • Malpractice Issues in Radiology
  • Interviews with Subsequent Treating Physicians
  • Case Study of an Orthopedic Malpractice Action
  • Nursing Home Insurance Coverage Issues under the Public Health Law
  • The Antisubrogation Rule
  • Intentional Acts and Unintended Results:The Limits of Coverage
  • Damage Control with Economic Experts
  • New Technology and the Law
  • Nursing Home Litigation – Your Day in Court
  • Using Experts in Litigation

Stuart Manzione, on

  • Contracts to Insure and Additional Insured Coverage
  • Malpractice Issues in Radiology
  • How to Prepare for Deposition and Trial Testimony
  • Openings and Summations
  • Using Experts in Litigation
  • Enforcing Venue Selection Clauses in Admission Agreements
  • Trends is Settlements and Verdicts in Nursing Home Litigation

Susan Williams, on

  • New York and Federal Law Regarding Expert Testimony
  • Discovery and Trial Testimony
  • Malpractice Issues in Teleradiology

Susan W. Darlington, on

  • Avoid the Trial Docket – Document Your Chart
  • Requirements and Uses of the Expert Witness Response CPLR 3101(d)
  • Chart Documentation in Nursing Home Falls

Elena R. Lanza, on

  • The Impact of Chart Documentation on Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • The Legislative Intent of the Public Health Law in Nursing Home Litigation

Valerie Froehlich, on

  • Avoid the Trial Docket – Document Your Chart
  • Chart Documentation in Decubitus Ulcer cases

Frank Catelli, on

  • Sexual Harassment Awareness
  • Depositions

Frank Catelli, Stuart Manzione, James M. Furey, Jr. and James M. Furey have presented on topics of expert witnesses, emergency department litigation, sexual harassment, emergency medical technicians’ liability, and firefighters’ liability in mock trials.

We have also featured speakers in various specialties including neuroradiology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, psychiatry, rehabilitation, economics, and engineering.

Topics Addressed in these seminars have included:

  • Challenging Economists' Reports and Testimony
  • Supplemental Needs Trusts as Settlement Tools, Benefits and Pitfalls
  • Direct and Cross-Examination of Neurological Experts
  • Defense of Elevator Litigation from the Perspective of the Premises Owner
 

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