Medical Malpractice


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Friday, May 10, 2019
9:00 pm - 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
Philadelphia, PA

Francisco J. Rodriguez, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks
Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Hackensack, 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
Deposing the Radiologist
Armand Leone, Jr., MD, JD, MBA • Glen Rock, NJ
9:15 am - 9:30 am
Patient Safety Act
Ernest P. Fronzuto, III, Esq. • Woodland Park, NJ
9:30 am - 9:45 am
When the Plaintiff can Stop the Defense from Referencing the Fact 
that the Plaintiff Signed the Consent Form
Paul M. da Costa, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
9:45 am - 10:00 am
Pelvic Mesh
Adam M. Slater, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
10:00 am - 10:15 am
What to Look for in Medical Records 
Adam M. Starr, Esq. • Marlton, NJ
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Pulmonary Embolism
Robert G. Hicks, Esq. • Springfield, NJ
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Technology for Closings
Abraham Tran, Esq. • Haddonfield, NJ
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Wrongful Birth: The State of the Law
Paul A. O'Connor, Esq. • Westfield, NJ
11:15 am - 11:30 am
Corporate Negligence: How to Increase the Value of a Claim 
Patricia M. Giordano, Esq. • Philadelphia, PA
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
LGBTQ: The Flesh and Blood Behind the Acronym
Bill Singer, Esq. • Belle Mead, NJ
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Scope of Openings
William O. Crutchlow, Esq. • Edison, NJ
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Birth Trauma
Dennis M. Donnelly, Esq. • Summit, NJ
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
The Discovery Rule and Fictitious Name Practice/Relation
Back in Light of Recent Cases
John E. Molinari, Esq. • Chatham, NJ
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Vaccine Program Act
Kristen B. Miller, Esq. • New York, NY
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Audit Trail 
Jonathan H. Lomurro, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
The Scope of the Discovery Deposition of the Healthcare Provider and Experts
Jennifer L. Emmons, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Ethics Related to Board of Medical Examiners
Bindi Merchant, D.A.G. • Newark, NJ
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Closings: How to Avoid Crossing the Line
Craig M. Rothenberg, Esq. • Union, NJ


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2019 features 34 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 2019, 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 1.50 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 1.50 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, 1.50 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 4.20 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 3, 2019.

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

Friday, May 3rd 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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