Get your trial team together. With the prospect of trials resuming as COVID restrictions ease, it is more critical than ever to coordinate your trial team to be organized and loaded for bear to take on the other side at trial. Topics covered in this program include:
Register now! The IICLE® 16th Annual Elder Law Short Course (virtual edition) will bring you up to speed on the latest in elder law ... from a safe social distance! New this Year: All registrants will have FREE access to the entire program online on-demand, with the opportunity to earn credit for breakout sessions missed at no additional charge.
Understand common issues regarding foundation for and admissibility of medical records, medical bills, doctor’s testimony and opinions. Learn how to get controversial evidence admitted (or object to some).
Learn about the top tips you need to remember when taking or defending a doctor’s deposition from both the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s perspective. Walk through parts of actual deposition transcripts to see how those best practices are successfully implemented.
Need help with tricky medical evidence issues in civil and work comp cases? This course will not only improve your understanding of basic anatomy and physiology and related medical terminology but will also teach you best practices for obtaining medical records, complying with HIPAA, taking doctors’ depositions and admitting medical evidence at trial. In addition, special focus will be given to the differences between evidentiary requirements in civil court and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.
The referring attorney (often an Elder Law Attorney) and the Personal Injury Attorney each face unique ethical issues when prosecuting nursing home abuse and neglect cases. This session includes a discussion of the duties owed to your client, many of whom may have diminished capacity; determining when a referral to a personal injury attorney is necessary; communication and coordination with the referring attorney; and steps Elder Law practitioners can take to ensure that their clients’ interests are being safeguarded.