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DEFENSE OF A PERSONAL INJURY CASE

FRIDAY  •  JANUARY 22, 2016

Live Statewide Satellite Broadcast

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
General Practice and Trial Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Sean L. Hynes, Program Chair, Downey and Cleveland, LLP, Marietta

8:30

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(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.

MORNING SESSIONS
8:55
WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Sean L. Hynes
9:00
Navigating the affordable care act in medical malpractice claims: what does the future hold?
Terrell W. “Chip” Benton, III, Hall Booth Smith, P.C., Atlanta
9:45
negotiating for the defendant: offers, counteroffers, and offers of judgment
J. Colby Jones, Downey and Cleveland, LLP, Marietta
10:30

BREAK

10:45
Defending premise liability cases
Jason D. Darneille, Gower Wooten & Darneille, LLC, Atlanta
11:15
pitfalls in defending personal injury cases
Barbara A. Marschalk, Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP, Atlanta
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
12:00
LUNCH
1:00
defending mild traumatic brain injuries
Warner S. Fox, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Atlanta
1:45
DEFENDING DAMAGES
D. Lee Clayton, Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, Atlanta
2:15
break
2:30
time-limited demands: a defense perspective
Nikolai “Nik” Makarenko, Jr., Groth & Makarenko, LLC, Suwanee
3:30
issues in mediation
W. Bruce Barrickman, BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC, Atlanta
4:30
ADJOURN