Auto Cases 2014: Revving Up Your Auto Case

Date: 04/10/2014

WSAJ Auto Cases 2014 – “Revving up Your Auto Case”

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Co-Chairs: David Abeyta and Molly K. Crowley

6.5 CLE Credits Approved

8:30-8:40 Welcome and Introduction

David Abeyta and Molly Crowley

8:40-9:00 Start Your Engine: Case Selection

JD Smith, Seattle

9:00-9:30 Reducing the Toll: Medical Liens, including Hunter Donaldson

Darrell Cochran, Tacoma

9:30-10:00 Stuck in First Gear: PIP Problems

Megan Hale, Yakima

10:00-10:20 Detour Ahead: On-the-Job Auto Collisions

David Snell, Tacoma

10:20-10:35 BREAK

10:35-11:05 Aggressive Driving: How to Attack (or Use) Biomechanical Experts

Sam Elder, Kirkland

11:05-11:25 Distracted Driving: Cell Phones, Texting and much more

Kevin Coluccio, Seattle

11:25-11:45 Finding a Route to Full Recovery: Additional Coverage Sources

Dan Hannula, Tacoma

11:45-12:15 Stopping at the Tollbooth: Medicare, Medicaid, and ERISA Updates

Steve Shaw, Issaquah

12:15-12:45 LUNCH

12:45-1:15 Giving Your Demand More Gas: Settlement Demand Innovations

Jean Magladry, Bellevue
James Mathis, Insurance consultant, Reno, Nevada

1:15-1:45 Picking Your Route: District Court v. MAR

Shirley Bluhm, Tumwater

1:45-2:15 Defensive Driving: Defense Medical Exams & Records Reviews

Shelly Speir, Tacoma

2:15-2:45 Getting to the Pole Position: Overcoming Common Obstacles to Proving Damages in Auto Cases

Jay Flynn, Kennewick

2:45-3:00 BREAK

3:00-3:30 Increase Your Miles per Gallon: UM/UIM Litigation – 10 Tips for Record-Setting Results

Terry Abeyta, Yakima

3:30-4:00 Driving Your Case Home: Winning a Case before Opening Statement

Brad Fulton, Everett

4:00-4:20 Building Your Own Auto Practice

Favian Valencia, Yakima