Medical Malpractice Mock Trial:
Fatal Post-Operative Pulmonary Embolism Case

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Hilton Meadowlands Hotel
East Rutherford, NJ


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Program Co-Chairs:

E. Drew Britcher, Esq.
Britcher Leone, LLC
Glen Rock, NJ

Carol L. Forte, Esq.
Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari, P.C.

Chatham, NJ

Francisco J. Rodriguez, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Hackensack, NJ

Daryl L. Zaslow, Esq.
Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Edison, NJ


8:00 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hon. Raymond A. Reddin, J.S.C. • Paterson, NJ

9:00 am - 9:15 am
Introduction to Case – Fact Pattern
Daryl L. Zaslow, Esq. • Edison, NJ

9:15 am - 10:15 am
Opening of the Plaintiff 
William R. Lane, Esq. • Westfield, NJ

Opening of the Defense
Mary Ann Nobile Wilderrotter, Esq. • Tinton Falls, NJ

10:15 am - 10:45 am
Direct of Plaintiff
Jessica R. Bland, Esq. • Springfield, NJ

Cross of Plaintiff
Renee J. Sherman, Esq. • Westfield, NJ

10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Direct of Plaintiff’s Liability/Cardiology Expert
Thomas F. Rinaldi, Esq. • Edison, NJ

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cross of  Plaintiff’s Liability/Cardiology Expert
Rowena M. Duran, Esq. • Union, NJ

12:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Lunch • Exhibit Hall

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
Hon. Ned M. Rosenberg, J.S.C. • Newark, NJ
1:00 pm - 1:25 pm
Direct of Plaintiff’s Causation/Vascular Surgery Expert 
Harris S. Feldman, Esq. • Chatham, NJ
1:25 pm - 1:45 pm
Cross of Plaintiff’s Causation/Vascular Surgery Expert
Mark A. Petraske, Esq. • Princeton, NJ
1:45 pm - 2:05 pm
Direct of Defendant Cardiologist
Michael E. McGann, Esq. • West Long Branch, NJ
2:05 pm - 2:25 pm

Cross of Defendant Cardiologist
Kristen B. Miller, Esq. • Morristown, NJ

2:25 pm - 2:45 pm
Direct of Defense Liability/Cardiology Expert
William J. Buckley, Esq. • Florham Park, NJ

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Cross of Defense Liability/Cardiology Expert
Ernest P. Fronzuto, III, Esq. • Woodland Park, NJ

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Direct of Defense Causation/Critical Care Expert
Dominic DeLaurentis, Esq. • Runnemede, NJ

Cross of Defense Causation/Critical Care Expert
Thomas M. Comer, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Plaintiff Closing
Paul M. da Costa, Esq. • Roseland, NJ

Defense Closing
Robert T. Evers, Esq. • Roseland, NJ

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Wine & Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Meadowlands Seminar 2018 features 19 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 7.80 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 7.80 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.80 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 7.80 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on November 9, 2018.

Onsite Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Friday, November 9th is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or an on-demand seminar at


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