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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Personal Injury Essentials is a unique learning experience that will provide tools and practical information needed to build and maintain a basic personal injury law practice. Carefully designed by an experienced planning team, this interactive program provides instruction on skills and processes, rather than black letter law.

AGENDA
8 a.m. Registration

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction

8:45 a.m. Networking: Getting the Clients
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP

9 a.m. Case Evaluation
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
Charlie Moore
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
Breon C. M. Walker
Gallivan, White & Boyd P.A.

9:15 a.m. Case Intake
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC

9:45 a.m. Medical Records/HIPAA
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP

10 a.m. Demand Letters
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Lien Negotiation
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP

10:45 a.m. Filling Suit/Service of Process
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP

11 a.m. Offers of Judgment
Charlie Moore
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA

11:15 a.m. Written Discovery
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC

11:30 a.m. Legal and Trust Accounting Rules
Mark Hendrix
Burkett Burkett & Burkett Certified Public Accountants, P.A.

12 p.m. Lunch (on your own)

12:45 p.m. Depositions
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC

1:30 p.m. Depositions of Medical Professionals
Breon C. M. Walker
Gallivan, White & Boyd P.A.

1:45 p.m. Mediation
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
Charlie Moore
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
Breon C. M. Walker
Gallivan, White & Boyd P.A.

2 p.m. Expert Witnesses
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC

2:15 p.m. Summary Judgment
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC

2:30 p.m. Trial: Voir Dire
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP

2:45 p.m. Trial: Exhibits
Breon C. M. Walker
Gallivan, White & Boyd P.A.

3 p.m. Trial: Jury Charges
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC

3:15 p.m. Trial: Post-Trial Motions
Breon C. M. Walker
Gallivan, White & Boyd P.A.

3:30 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. Defense Practice: Reporting Requirements

Charlie Moore
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA

4 p.m. Defense Practice: Dealing with Adjusters
Charlie Moore
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
Breon C. M. Walker
Gallivan, White & Boyd P.A.

4:15 p.m. Defense Practice: Subpoenaing Medical Records
Charlie Moore
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA

4:30 p.m. Questions for the Panel
Jack McKenzie
McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
Charlie Moore
Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
Dan Haltiwanger
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
Breon C. M. Walker
Gallivan, White & Boyd P.A.

4:45 p.m. Adjourn

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Locations
  • Columbia
    In-Person Seminar
    Bar Conference Center
    1501 Park Street , Columbia, SC 29201