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NATA Seminar "Pretrial Strategies for Successful Resolution of Personal Injury Cases"



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PRETRIAL STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL RESOLUTION OF PERSONAL INJURY CASES

Friday, December 4, 2020
Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, Omaha

Live or online – it’s your choice! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NATA is offering a hybrid seminar combining the best of both worlds.  Attend in person at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha or online from the comfort of your home or office.  Our Omaha attendees will enjoy time with their peers in meeting space with social distancing accommodations, but space will be limited. Register early if you plan to attend in person.  Our webcast attendees will have live chat to ask questions or converse with other attendees.

Please select your choice of attendance:

Register to Attend In Person at the Scott Conference Center 

Register to Attend Live Webcast

Seminar Program Schedule

8:00 A.M.                                 
Registration. Continental Breakfast

MORNING SESSION

8:15 – 8:30 a.m.                  
Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Cameron Guenzel, Johnson Flodman Guenzel & Widger, Lincoln
Jonathan Urbom, Dowding, Dowding, Dowding & Urbom Law Office, Lincoln

8:30 – 9:00                      
Securing Necessary Medical Care for Uninsured Personal Injury Victims
Demetrio J. Aguila III, MD, FACS, Healing Hands of Nebraska, PC, Norfolk
Lindsay Grove, Red Rock Diagnostics, Austin, Texas

9:00 – 10:00
Persuasive Mediation Practices: How to Effectively Present Your Best Case                                                       
Michael G. Mullin, Kutak Rock LLP, Omaha

10:00 – 10:15                          
Break

10:15 – 11:15                
Ethical Story Hour: Mistakes Plaintiff Attorneys Make 
Stephen S. Gealy, Of Counsel, Baylor Evnen, LLP, Lincoln 

11:15 – 11:45             
Help Me to Help You – Defense Counsel Perspective on Pretrial Tips for Successful Resolution of Cases
Renee Eveland, Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP, Lincoln


11:45 –  1:00 p.m.                       
Lunch On Your Own


AFTERNOON SESSION


1:00 – 1:30 p.m.           
FELA Cases: The Basics
Christa Binstock Israel and Corey Stull
Atwood Holsten Brown Deaver & Spier Law Firm, P.C., L.L.O., Lincoln

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.          
The Medicare Maze: Protecting Your Clients and Your Firm
Todd Belisle, Global Litigation Consultants, Clearwater, Florida

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.            
Accident Reconstruction in the Early Stages of a Claim
Timothy Taylor, CARS: Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Specialists, Omaha

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.                    
Break

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.      
Running with the Bulls:  A Primer on Adding Value to Your Case
Ross Pesek, Pesek Law, Omaha

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Tips on the New Motion for Summary Judgment Procedures
Christopher P. Welsh, Welsh & Welsh, Omaha



INFORMATION FOR REGISTRANTS

SEMINAR REGISTRATION FEES: 
The registration fee is $250.00 for non-members.  The discounted registration fee for NATA members is $195.00. Registration fees are the same for the live seminar at the Scott Conference Center and the live webcast. The seminar registration fee inlcudes lectures, electronic course materials, and payment for registrants' Nebraska MCLE credit.

SEMINAR MATERIALS: The written materials for NATA’s seminar will be in electronic format, and will be available on NATA’s website prior to the seminar.  A link to the materials will be e mailed 3-4 days in advance of the seminar to all those who pre-registered.    Wireless Internet is available at the Scott Conference Center so that materials can be viewed online.  We encourage registrants to bring their laptops or iPads.

MANDATORY CLE: NATA is an accredited sponsor under the regulations of the Nebraska, Iowa and Colorado Supreme Court Boards of Continuing Legal Education.  This seminar has been approved for 5.5  hours of MCLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics. Nebraska Activity#s: Live Seminar - #201078; Live Webcast - #201080.   Iowa Activity #s: Live Seminar - 355323; Live Webcast - 355303

TAX DEDUCTION: Educational expenses, including registration fees, hotel and travel expenses are deductible if the course aids or improves in maintaining educational skills. (See Treasury reg. 1-162-5)

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Location

SCOTT CONFERENCE CENTER DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

The Scott Conference Center is located at 6450 Pine St., Omaha. From I-80 East take Exit 449 for 72nd Street.  Turn left onto South 72nd Street, and proceed north to Pine Street. Turn right onto Pine Street, and proceed east to the Scott Conference Center which will be on the left.  Parking is available across the street from the conference center in Parking Lot 9.


Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

Refunds in full will be made if cancellations are received by November 27, 2020. After that date there will be an administrative fee charged for late cancellation.