Medical Malpractice 2015


Friday, May 1, 2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ

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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
Philadelphia, PA

Francisco J. Rodriguez, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks
Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins
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 - 9:15 am
Intro & Welcome by Co-Chairs

9:15 am - 9:30 am
Applegrad Revisited
E. Drew Britcher, Esq. • Glen Rock, NJ

9:30 am - 9:45 am
Komlodi v. Picciano
Jack Wurgaft, Esq. • Springfield, NJ
9:45 am - 10:00 am
Nicholas v. Mynster
Thomas M. Comer, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Dealing with Objections to Your Affidavit of Merit
Adam L. Rothenberg, Esq. • Edison, NJ
10:15 am - 10:30 am
New Scafidi Charge
William R. Lane, Esq. • Westfield, NJ
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Electronic Medical Records
Jonathan H. Lomurro, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Deposing the Defendant in a Medical Malpractice Case: How to Prepare and What to Expect
Patricia M. Giordano, Esq. • Philadelphia, PA
11:15 am - 11:30 am
Hospital Immunity: Kuchera v. Jersey Shore Family Health Center
Michael J. Epstein, Esq. • Rochelle Park, NJ
11:30 am - 11:45 am
The Anesthesia Case
Francisco J. Rodriguez, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Pressure Ulcers/Nursing Home
Michael S. Berger, Esq. • Haddonfield, NJ
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Demonstrative Evidence: CT Scans
Jorey Chernett • Authentic3D • Bloomfield Hills, MI
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
What’s New in Radiology Technology
Armand A. Leone, Jr., M.D., J.D. • Glen Rock, NJ
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Proving the Standard of Care
Dennis M. Donnelly, Esq. • Chatham, NJ
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Ethics of Settlement
Neel Bhuta, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Ethics of Communication
Kristen B. Miller, Esq. • Glen Rock, NJ
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Ethical Limits of Representation
Robert E. Paarz, Esq. • Northfield, NJ
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Ethical Considerations of the Increased Fee Application and Retainers
Dawn S. DeWeil, Esq. • Livingston, NJ
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
The Five Absolute Orthopedic Emergencies
Cary Skolnick, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., CIME • Manalapan, NJ

ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2015 features 23 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 2015, 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 1.2 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)

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

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

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.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on April 24, 2015.
Each registrant will receive a CD-ROM containing the course material onsite.

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

Friday, April 24th 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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