Medical Malpractice 2016


Friday, April 8, 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Harrah's ResortAtlantic 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
Making It Visual
Tom Flanagan • Legal Arsenal • Rutherford, NJ
Paula Franklin • Certified Medical Illustrations • Lawrenceville, NJ
Scott A. Parsons, Esq. • Westfield, NJ

9:30 am - 9:45 am
The Affidavit of Merit Craziness – Will it Ever End?
Abbott S. Brown, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
9:45 am - 10:00 am
Hospitals: Are They Really Charitable Entities?
Eric D. Dakhari, Esq. • Princeton, NJ
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Deposing the Nurse at the Computer Terminal
Jonathan H. Lomurro, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Virtual Mock Juries
S. Ross Suter, Esq. • Magna Legal Services • Philadelphia, PA
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Motions in Limine
Patricia M. Giordano, Esq. • Philadelphia, PA
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Making the Best of Videoconferencing Technology
Samuel L. David, Esq.  • Teaneck, NJ
Kim Haduck • Veritext Legal Solutions • Livingston, NJ
11:15 am - 11:30 am
Dealing with the Settled Defendant
Jennifer L. Emmons, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
11:30 am - 11:45 am
Case Selection: The 5 NO’s
Armand A. Leone, Jr., MD, JD, MBA • Glen Rock, NJ
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Joint Replacement Issues
Alan Nasar, M.D., FAAOS • Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute • Freehold, NJ
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Making it Visual – Part 2
Dennis M. Donnelly, Esq. • Chatham, NJ
Tyler Komarnycky • High Impact • Centennial, CO
Bob Shephard, MS, CMI, FAMI • MediVisuals • Richmond, VA
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Hospital Investigations: What’s Privileged and What’s Not?
Hon. Raymond A. Reddin, J.S.C. • Passaic County, NJ
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Handling the ER Case
Michael S. Berger, Esq. • Haddonfield, NJ
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
The Affordable Care Act and Future Medical Expense
Thomas F. Rinaldi, Esq. • Edison, NJ
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Ethics of Openings & Closings
Ezra Wohlgelernter, Esq. • Philadelphia, PA
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Ethics of Funding Your Client’s Case
Robert G. Hicks, Esq. • Springfield, NJ
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Ethics of Liens: ERISA & Workers' Compensation
Adam L. Rothenberg, Esq. • Edison, NJ
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Ethics of Liens: Medicaid & Medicare
Paul M. da Costa, Esq. • Roseland, NJ

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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2016 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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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 1, 2016.
Each registrant will receive a flash drive  containing the course material onsite.

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

Friday, April 1st 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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