Detailing Your Auto Case 2015

Date: 04/17/2015


Find out what's hiding in the cracks of your case

Chairpersons:  Celia M. Rivera and Steve Alvarez
April 17, 2015 •  6.0 CLE Credits until April 17, 2020
Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, Tacoma


         8:20-8:30    Welcome and Opening. 

Celia M. Rivera, Seminar Co-chair,
Steve Alvarez, Seminar Co-chair,

         8:30-9:00    Is Your Auto Case Also a Product Liability Case:
Spotting the Auto Defect Case.
Liz Donaldson, Seattle Attorney

         9:00-9:30    Is Your Auto Case Also a Brain Injury: 
Recognizing when there has been a brain injury.
Scott Blair, Seattle Attorney

    9:30 – 10:00    The Invisible Tortfeasor:  Crashes Caused by Unsafe Roads
Keith Kessler, Hoquiam Attorney

   10:00 - 10:15    Break

  10:15 – 10:45    Shining Up Your Claim for General Damages
Proving general damages.
Eric Fong, Port Orchard Attorney

  10:45 – 11:15    How to Get Their Top $
A defense perspective.
Paul Crowley, Tacoma Attorney

  11:15 – 12:00    Using Chiropractic Testimony to Prove the Mechanism of Injury
Leo Romero, DC, Chiropractic Physicians, Inc., Kent

     12:00-12:30    Lunch (box lunches included in tuition)

    12:30 – 1:15    Hammering Out the Dents in Property Damage Claims  – Proving Impact Severity 
Four Reasons Not to Trust the Insurance Company’s Repair Estimate.
Jeff Butler, Haury’s Lake City Collision, Seattle

      1:15 – 1:45    “So Now I Have To Sue ….”  
UIM/UM sue me clauses – State Farm. 
Jeremy Johnston, Tacoma Attorney

      1:45 – 2:15    “It Was Just A DUI.
Dram Shop.
Edward Le, Renton Attorney

         2:15-2:30    Break

      2:30 – 3:00    A Million Dollar Soft Tissue Case:  Trial verdicts.
Karl Malling, Shoreline Attorney
Dan McLafferty, Lake Forest Park Attorney

      3:00 – 3:30    Black Box in Vehicles: Uncovering the Black Box.
Bryan V. Jorgensen, NW Casualty Claims Service, Seattle