Medical Malpractice


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Friday, May 11, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:
Michael S. Berger, Esq.
Andres & Berger, P.C.
Haddonfield, NJ

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

Patricia M. Giordano, Esq.
Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter
Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Cinnaminson, NJ

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

6:30 am - 8:30 am 
Litigation at Sunrise

7:30 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Audit Trails: Getting Them, Interpreting Them, Using Them
Jonathan H. Lomurro, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Advanced Deposition Techniques: Nailing Down the Answer
Robert E. Paarz, Esq. • Northfield, NJ
Carol L. Forte, Esq. • Chatham, NJ

10:00 am - 10:15 am
Relation Back/Fictitious Party – Can it Save You?
Christina Vassiliou Harvey, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Releases and Confidentiality Agreements
Julie E. Nugent, Esq. • Northfield, NJ
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Proving Emotional Distress Damages
Paul M. da Costa, Esq. • Roseland, NJ 
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Valuing Economic Damages, Covering Issues of:
  - Reduced Life Expectancy
  - Understanding Economic Value of Services
  - Discussion About the Collateral Source Rule

Kristin Kucsma, M.A. • Sobel Tinari Economics Group •  Livingston, NJ
11:30 am - 11:45 am
Better Open-Ended Voir Dire: An Open Discussion
Dennis M. Donnelly, Esq. • Summit, NJ
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Finding Coverage
Joseph L. Messa Jr., Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Ending the Bias Against Smokers: Screening Low-Dose CT’s
Armand Leone, Jr., M.D., J.D., M.B.A. • Glen Rock, NJ
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Special Considerations in Handling Pediatric Cases
Rosemary E. McGeady, M.D., J.D. • Edison, NJ
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Medical Literature Doesn’t Always Cover the Standard of Care
Benjamin N. Abo, DO, EMT-P, EMTT • UF Department of Emergency Medicine • Gainesville, FL
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Changes to “But For” Proximate Cause Charge
Michael J. Epstein, Esq. • Rochelle Park, NJ
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ethics: Problem Clients, Courts, and Counsel
Robert Aaron Greenberg, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
Hon. Louis R. Meloni, J.S.C. (Ret.) • Mount Laurel, NJ


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2018 features 29 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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If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2018, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 5.70 Credits/Earn 2.10 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 4.50 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 5.70 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 1.20 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 4.50 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in 
civil trial law.

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

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

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on May 4, 2018.

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

Friday, May 4th 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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