Spinal Injury Cases, Session Five: Cross-Examining Defense Experts - On Demand CLE

Aaron DeShaw, Dorothy Clay Sims and Dr. Oregon K. Hunter
Spinal Injury Cases, Session Five: Cross-Examining Defense Experts - On Demand CLE
Spinal Injury Cases, Session Five: Cross-Examining Defense Experts - On Demand CLE

Spinal Injury Cases, Session Five: Cross-Examining Defense Experts - On Demand CLE

Aaron DeShaw, Dorothy Clay Sims and Dr. Oregon K. Hunter
$125.00

On Demand Program

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Each user must register individually as they will need their own login to access the program and comply with CLE requirements.

*Plaintiffs Only Product 

In the fifth session on handling spinal injury cases by retired doctor and practicing trial lawyer Aaron DeShaw, Dr. DeShaw is joined by lawyer and cross-examination expert Dorothy Clay Sims. In this presentation, DeShaw and Sims will share information about cross-examining defense experts so that you and your firm can obtain better settlements and verdicts in spinal injury cases.

The following areas will be addressed:

  • Defense medical examinations and the “insurance meat grinder”
    • Using Polarizing the Case
    • Waddell’s test and other allegations of malingering
  • Researching the defense expert
  • Typical issues with the following defense experts:
    • Biomechanist
    • Crash reconstructionist
    • Neurosurgeon
    • Neurologist
    • Orthopedic surgeon
    • Orthopedist
    • Physiatrist
    • Pain management
    • Radiologist or neuroradiologist
    • Doctor of chiropractic
    • Psychologist, psychiatrist or neuropsychologist (limited to spinal injury cases)
  • Are there potential ethics violations by the expert?
  • What to ask for from the defense expert in discovery
  • Daubert or Frye motions against defense witness
  • Motions limiting testimony
  • Cross-examination of defense witnesses in deposition or trial
  • Constructive vs. destructive cross-examination
    • Traditional cross or dynamic cross
    • Using learned treatises

Additional sessions in this series will cover the following topics: 

Need accreditation in another jurisdiction?  Fill out this form and note Course No. 210310D00. 

*Thank you for your interest in a plaintiffs-only product

 Part of what makes our materials so unique is that many of them are not available to attorneys who do any type of civil defense work, so the product you’re about to purchase is solely available to civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys. This product is also not available to the general public.

 As such, prior to purchase we require all customers to enter into a Binding Agreement with Trial Guides that both ensures that this product reaches its intended audience and also protects us from an intellectual property and distribution (sharing) standpoint.

You will be prompted to sign the agreement before you check out.

  • Details

    On Demand Program: 93 minutes + 35 mins Q&A
    Original Air Date: 03/10/2021
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Click here for Access Instructions for On Demand Programs. 

Each user must register individually as they will need their own login to access the program and comply with CLE requirements.

*Plaintiffs Only Product 

In the fifth session on handling spinal injury cases by retired doctor and practicing trial lawyer Aaron DeShaw, Dr. DeShaw is joined by lawyer and cross-examination expert Dorothy Clay Sims. In this presentation, DeShaw and Sims will share information about cross-examining defense experts so that you and your firm can obtain better settlements and verdicts in spinal injury cases.

The following areas will be addressed:

  • Defense medical examinations and the “insurance meat grinder”
    • Using Polarizing the Case
    • Waddell’s test and other allegations of malingering
  • Researching the defense expert
  • Typical issues with the following defense experts:
    • Biomechanist
    • Crash reconstructionist
    • Neurosurgeon
    • Neurologist
    • Orthopedic surgeon
    • Orthopedist
    • Physiatrist
    • Pain management
    • Radiologist or neuroradiologist
    • Doctor of chiropractic
    • Psychologist, psychiatrist or neuropsychologist (limited to spinal injury cases)
  • Are there potential ethics violations by the expert?
  • What to ask for from the defense expert in discovery
  • Daubert or Frye motions against defense witness
  • Motions limiting testimony
  • Cross-examination of defense witnesses in deposition or trial
  • Constructive vs. destructive cross-examination
    • Traditional cross or dynamic cross
    • Using learned treatises

Additional sessions in this series will cover the following topics: 

Need accreditation in another jurisdiction?  Fill out this form and note Course No. 210310D00. 

*Thank you for your interest in a plaintiffs-only product

 Part of what makes our materials so unique is that many of them are not available to attorneys who do any type of civil defense work, so the product you’re about to purchase is solely available to civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys. This product is also not available to the general public.

 As such, prior to purchase we require all customers to enter into a Binding Agreement with Trial Guides that both ensures that this product reaches its intended audience and also protects us from an intellectual property and distribution (sharing) standpoint.

You will be prompted to sign the agreement before you check out.

Speakers

Aaron DeShaw

Aaron DeShaw

Dr. Aaron DeShaw, Esq. has individually, and in cooperation with other law firms, obtained settlements and verdicts for his clients in excess of $1 Billion. He is the leading author in the U.S. on the subject of Colossus, the computer assessment program used by most auto insurance companies for evaluating personal injury claims. DeShaw is author of three books, and is featured in multiple professional education videos on the topics of traumati... Learn More

Dorothy Clay Sims

Dorothy Clay Sims

Dorothy consults with attorneys throughout the U.S., to provide methods of expert testimony cross-examination and also to conduct cross-examinations of expert witnesses.   Dorothy’s practice includes numerous other projects and philanthropic work. She is frequently invited to in-house seminars for lawyers and law firms on researching and cross-examining. She has given over 350 speeches internationally on medical/legal issues throughout the wor... Learn More

Dr. Oregon K. Hunter, Jr, MD

Dr. Oregon K. Hunter, Jr, MD

Oregon K. Hunter, Jr, MD is board certified in Rehabilitation Medicine, with special interest in TBI and pain.In Honolulu he ran a brain injury & pain management programs and is the past president of the Florida Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.His forensic activity included expert testimony in thousands or workers compensation, personal injury and medical malpractice cases.He has spoken extensively & published a numbe... Learn More

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