NEBRASKA ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL ATTORNEYS SEMINAR
MEDICINE FOR LAWYERS
Friday, April 27, 2001
Georgetowne Club, Omaha, Nebraska
Program Chair: Michael F. Coyle
Speakers' Materials - Table of Contents
"DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE"?
An overview of common diagnostic tools such as CT scans, MRIs; bone scans, plain x-rays and nuclear medicine. What injuries or diseases that are commonly used with these diagnostic tools and what they can tell the trial lawyer.
W. Benton Copple, M.D., Omaha
YOU CAN'T TOUCH THIS!
An overview of subrogation claims and attorney fee awards involving healthcare providers under state and federal law including ERISA.
Danene J. Tushar, J.D., Fraser, Stryker, Meusey, Boyer, Olson & Bloch, P.C., Omaha
DOC IN THE BOX.
How to take a doctor's deposition for use at trial including appropriate questions and stipulations for medical bills, permanent injury and unavailability.
E. Terry Sibbernsen, J.D., Law Office of E. Terry Sibbernsen, P.C., Omaha
NEVER TOUCH THE STUFF.
The pharmacokinetics and interpretation of drug and alcohol testing. How alcohol and drugs are absorbed and eliminated through the human body and how this information can help or hurt the trial lawyer.
Henry Nipper, Ph.D., Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION.
Strategies for defending a medical deposition to be used at trial. Effectively cross examining a doctor on videotape and making necessary points for the benefit of the jury.
David Woodke, J.D., Woodke, Otepka & Gibbons, Omaha