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9329

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Fee:

$395

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Fee:

$425

32nd Annual
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LIABILITY

THURSDAY - SATURDAY  •  NOVEMBER 3-5, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, FL

ICLE has obtained special room rates for this seminar by contracting a total meeting package at the Ritz-Carlton. ICLE must meet certain minimum food, beverage and hotel room pickup requirements or ICLE will face attrition and/or meeting room charges. In order for ICLE to continue to provide a reasonable registration fee, we need your help. Please take advantage of the room rates we have negotiated. The cutoff date on our room block is October 3, 2016. Call 888-239-1217 ask for group reservations and request a room from the ICLE Medical Malpractice Program Block.

Sponsors:
John Stanford of Atlas Settlement Group (Golf Tournament and Friday Breakfast)
Roger Mills ADR Service (Reception and Thursday and Saturday Breakfasts)
Blue Bear Solutions - A Litigation Technology Company (WiFi)

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

About the Program:
The seminar co-chairs, Drew Hill, Jim Matthews and Paul Weathington, have secured an outstanding faculty for this year’s program. The seminar provides 12 hours, including 1 Ethics hour, 1 Professionalism hour and 3 Trial Practice hours.

Presiding:
Andrew J. Hill, III, Program Co-Chair, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., Athens
James B. Matthews, III, Program Co-Chair, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., Athens
Paul E. Weathington, Program Co-Chair, Weathington Smith, Atlanta

THURSDAY  • NOVEMBER 3, 2016
7:15

REGISTRATION and continental BREAKFAST
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)
Breakfast Sponsor: Roger Mills ADR Service, Macon

7:45
INTRODUCTION AND EXPLANATION OF PRESENTATIONS
Andrew J. Hill, III
7:50
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW UPDATE
Kristin L. Hiscutt, Bendin Sumrall & Ladner, LLC, Atlanta
8:40
RADIOLOGY
Dianne Georgian-Smith, M.D., Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
9:25

BREAK

9:40
GYNECOLOGICAL ROBOTIC SURGERY
Kevin W. Windom, M.D., OB-GYN Associates, Marietta
10:20
HANDLING CATASTROPHIC INJURY CASES: AN APPROACH to STANDARD of CARE, CAUSATION AND DAMAGES IN A CASE WITH SIGNIFICANT ONGOING INJURIES
John E. Hall, Jr., Hall Booth Smith, P.C., Atlanta
10:55

ETHICS IN LITIGATION
David N. Lefkowitz, Adjunct Professor, University of Georgia School of Law; The Lefkowitz Firm, LLC, Athens & Atlanta

11:50
RECESS
12:30
golf tournament
Tournament Sponsor: John Stanford, Atlas Settlement Group, Inc., Atlanta
Note: Golf tournament limited to first 28 signups!
FRIDAY  •  NOVEMBER 4, 2016
7:30
continental BREAKFAST
(Included in registration fee)
Breakfast Sponsor: John Stanford, Atlas Settlement Group, Inc., Atlanta
7:55
OVERVIEW OF TODAY’S PROGRAM
James B. Matthews, III
8:00
GYNECOLOGICAL ROBOTIC SURGERY
Kevin W. Windom, M.D.
8:45
FOCUS GROUPS
Jim Lees, Hunt & Lees L.C., Charleston, WV
9:30
BREAK
10:00
RADIOLOGY
Dianne Georgian-Smith, M.D.
10:50
PROFESSIONALISM IN LITIGATION
Hon. Lawton E. Stephens, Judge, Superior Court, Western Judicial Circuit, Athens
11:55
 
7:00
RECEption (Ends at 8:00)
Sponsored by: Roger Mills ADR Service, Macon
SATURDAY  •  NOVEMBER 5, 2016
7:30
continental BREAKFAST
(Included in registration fee)
Breakfast Sponsor: Roger Mills ADR Service, Macon
7:55
OVERVIEW OF TODAY’S PROGRAM
Paul E. Weathington
8:00
A SMALL FIRM’S HANDLING OF MEDical MALpractice CASES
Chrisna D. Jones, Law Office of Chrisna D. Jones, Atlanta
8:45
A CLAIMS HANDLER’S PERSPECTIVE OF MEDical MALpractice SUITS: CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?
V. Michelle Stock, MagMutual Insurance Company, Atlanta
9:30
BREAK
10:15
A DEFENSE LAWYER’S VIEW OF PLAINTIFF LAWYER MISTAKES
William P. Franklin, Jr., Oliver Maner LLP, Savannah
10:30
Ethical, Legal and Practical Issues in dealing with the plaintiff client
Brandon R. Taylor, Webb & Taylor, LLC, Peachtree City
11:15
TECHNOLOGY: USING IPAD, TABLETS AND APPS TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND GAIN AN EDGE IN THE COURTROOM
Lloyd N. Bell, Bell Law Firm, Atlanta
12:00
Question And answer SESSION
Remaining Faculty
12:15
ADJOURN