Upcoming DRI Webcasts
Due to certain state bar policies the following states do not grant CLE approval for DRI Webcasts: Indiana and Pennsylvania.
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- WEBCAST Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Personal injury claims from lead exposure involve very serious allegations of permanent brain injuries to children with huge damage claims. Fueled by the Flint, Michigan, crisis, lead lawsuits are rapidly expanding from lead paint claims to alleged lead exposure from drinking water, groundwater, soil, and airborne media. This presentation will highlight the leading cases and current exposure and causation theories. The panel of experienced lead defense trial lawyers will explain the legal and scientific defenses to lead claims and damages. We will also review the complex web of statues and regulations governing lead and how clients can limit risk of lead claims.
- WEBCAST Thursday, October 26, 2017
Join our panel of experts in law, insurance and medicine to learn the science behind PTSD claims and the most effective strategies in defending against PTSD claims that arise in aviation lawsuits.
- WEBCAST Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This "Lunch and Learn" webinar will provide a basic understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program, what it is and how it affects your client in defending a trucking case. The webinar will discuss the history of CSA, how CSA collects and utilizes data, and will provide an update on developments with CSA and proposed changes yet to come. Panelists will also discuss how to respond to discovery demands for CSA data and issues regarding admissibility of CSA data at trial.
- WEBCAST Wednesday, November 15, 2017UNITED STATES
This presentation will touch on many different aspects of identifying risky clients, such as different types of risky clients, red flags for identifying risky clients, and types of risky cases. This presentation will also discuss ways to protect the firm through use of various client communication letters.
- WEBCAST Tuesday, December 12, 2017
As the business of law is evolving, it is critical for small and mid-sized law firms to use of all the weapons in their arsenals, including associates, to attract and retain clients. Listen to the voice of the customer explain why customers hire these firms, what they look for in these firms, as well as how to obtain, retain, and expand (and maybe win back) those relationships. We will also discuss the need to understand your business, techniques to increase your business, and how to engage reluctant marketers at your firm.
- WEBCAST Wednesday, January 10, 2018
This briefing will provide a roadmap of common plaintiffs’ arguments and defendants’ rebuttal arguments in actions filed by or on behalf of elder investors. The panelists will discuss recent rules and notices published by the regulators on senior investors, the standards of proof for financial elder abuse that arise in these cases in major jurisdictions (NY, CA, FL, and TX), and the potential civil and criminal penalties that may be imposed. The panelists will also review recent case law on the subject.