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Schedule and Faculty: Car Crash Symposium

 Schedule and Faculty: Car Crash Symposium

Schedule

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Accident Reconstruction and Technology

  • Preservation of Evidence
  • “Black boxes”
  • Video
  • Presentation of opinions

Jeffery J. Peterson

9:10 a.m. : Distracted and Impaired Drivers

  • Legal issues and implications in cases involving
  • Texting
  • Wireless phone use
  • Prescription and illegal drug
  • Alcohol

Michael C. Witt

9:50 a.m. : Preserving Evidence of Plaintiff’s Condition Pre and Post-Accident in Cases Involving Catastrophic Injuries:  Why, What, and How

  • Importance of preserving evidence of the plaintiff’s condition before and after a catastrophic injury
  • Evidence that should be preserved
  • Various methods of preserving this evidence – beyond photographs and videos

M. Angela Dentice

10:30 a.m. : Break

10:45 a.m. : Working for a Living: Car Crashes that Occur During the Course of Employment

  • Interaction between worker’s compensation and auto liability claims
  • Considerations of Wis. Stat. s. 102.29 in an auto claim

Jason R. Oldenburg

11:20 a.m. : The Effect of Daubert on Low Impact Cases

  • Is expert testimony required to establish the lack of causal connection between the impact and injuries claimed by the plaintiff?
  • What type of expert testimony passes the Daubert test? 

Robert D.Crivello

12:00 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. : Minor Impact Car Crashes During Pregnancy: More Than Just a Baby Bump

  • Medical issues & legal considerations regarding damages in minor impact cases involving pregnant women

Kevin R. Martin

1:40 p.m. :  Tips for Successfully Mediating Your Car Crash Case

  • Materials, client preparation, and other tactics to ensure a meaningful mediation

Michael P. Crooks

2:20 p.m. : Break

2:35 p.m. : Technology in the Palm of Your Hand: Take Your iPad to Court

  • Using technology to economically and effectively present your car crash case to the jury

Ann S. Jacobs

3:15 p.m. : Facebook, Twitter, and the Law: How social media can help or harm your case

  • How social media works
  • How to use it in your case
  • How it can be used against your client
  • How courts have dealt with social media

Laura M. Lyons

3:55 p.m. : Ethics and the World of Technology

  • Factors regarding reasonable care
  • Staying in compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct when accessing and using technology, social media, and online content

Timothy J. Pierce

4:45 p.m. : Ethics and the World of Technology

Following program start time, webcast replay schedules will vary slightly from above listed times.

 

Faculty

Program Chair

Jacqueline Chada Nuckels
Groth Law Firm S.C.
Brookfield

Faculty

Robert D. Crivello
Cannon & Dunphy S.C.
Brookfield

Michael P. Crooks
Peterson, Johnson & Murray S.C.
Madison

M. Angela Dentice
Pitman, Kyle, Sicula & Dentice S.C.
Milwaukee

Ann S. Jacobs
Domnitz & Skemp S.C.
Milwaukee

Laura M. Lyons
Bell, Moore & Richter S.C.
Madison

Kevin R. Martin
Martin Law Office S.C.
Oak Creek

Jason R. Oldenburg
The Previant Law Firm S.C.
Milwaukee

Jeffery J Peterson MSME, PE
Skogen Engineering Group
Madison

Timothy J. Pierce
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

Michael C. Witt
Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation LLC
Jefferson