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Advanced ADR - Pearls and Pitfalls from a Mediation Pro

Topics covered include when to give an opening presentation, how to make the best use of Zoom mediations, mediation mistakes to avoid, and more.... Read More »
Topics covered include when to give an opening presentation, how to make the best use of Zoom mediations, mediation mistakes to avoid, and more.

Date Recorded: March 24, 2021

Speakers: John M. Noble, Esq.

Moderators: Brendan B. Lupetin, Esq.

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Practice Area: Trial Practice
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Death/Injury Caused by Fire: Successfully Presenting Your Case

A wrongful death, injury or product liability case includes a truth-seeking fire expert who follows NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033 as part of their fire origin and cause investigation. There are standards and... Read More »
A wrongful death, injury or product liability case includes a truth-seeking fire expert who follows NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033 as part of their fire origin and cause investigation. There are standards and guidelines that the fire expert is expected to follow. This includes, but is not limited to proper fire investigation, documentation, report writing, testimony, experience, and education. This presentation provides a basic understanding of fire cause failure analysis and preparation to argue against the defendant that involves those cases. A representative case study will be presented that illustrates the application of these tools.

Date Recorded: June 22, 2022

Speakers: Mark Fennel, IAAI-CFI

Moderators: Katie A. Killion, Esq.

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58:45

Hallmark Moments on the Road to a $32 Million Verdict

Jon R. Perry, Esq. of Rosen & Perry P.C. will discuss his verdict in the "Straw" case, the largest verdict in Allegheny County involving a child.... Read More »
Jon R. Perry, Esq. of Rosen & Perry P.C. will discuss his verdict in the "Straw" case, the largest verdict in Allegheny County involving a child.

Date Recorded: October 26, 2020

Speakers: Jon R. Perry, Esq.

Moderators: Mark E. Misop, Esq.

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Practice Area: Trial Practice
56:23

How a Single Cyber Attack Can Put Your Firm Out of Business and the Five Steps to Protect Yourself

During this one-hour presentation, you will learn how a single cyber attach can put your law firm out of business and the 5 critical steps to protect yourself. These 5 crucial steps will dramatically ... Read More »
During this one-hour presentation, you will learn how a single cyber attach can put your law firm out of business and the 5 critical steps to protect yourself. These 5 crucial steps will dramatically increase your overall security stance and will lessen the chances of being hit by a malicious cyber attack. Cyber attacks are on the rise and continue to destroy businesses and reputations. This webinar is for you if you want to ensure you are doing the most to protect your business and client informtaton.

Date Recorded: December 1, 2021

Speakers: Tom Kirkham, founder and CEO of IronTech Security

Moderators: Katie A. Killion, Esq.

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Practice Area: Law Practice Management
1:55:17

How to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad Guys: An Inside Look at the PA Disciplinary Board

A 2 ethics credit course featuring 3 former/current members of the PA Disciplinary Board. ... Read More »
A 2 ethics credit course featuring 3 former/current members of the PA Disciplinary Board.

Date Recorded: December 9, 2020

Speakers: John P. Goodrich, Esq., Lawrence M. Kelly, Esq., Christopher M. Miller, Esq.

Moderators: Eric J. Purchase, Esq.

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Practice Area: Law Practice Management
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Know More - Win More: What You Should Know About Your Investigator

Private Investigators: What's the difference? Topics covered include PA laws regarding private investigators, difference in investigators, types of investigations relative to personal injury matters,... Read More »
Private Investigators: What's the difference? Topics covered include PA laws regarding private investigators, difference in investigators, types of investigations relative to personal injury matters, and real-world examples of when an investigator made a large impact on the outcome of a case.

Date Recorded: November 5, 2020

Speakers: Christopher Finley and Rodney Troupe

Moderators: Eric J. Purchase, Esq.

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Practice Area: Personal Injury
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Settling Cases with a Medicare Component

This course, offered by Medivest, examines an over-looked area in liability settlements, and talks abut the things you need to do in order to stay in compliance with Medicare guidelines and minimize t... Read More »
This course, offered by Medivest, examines an over-looked area in liability settlements, and talks abut the things you need to do in order to stay in compliance with Medicare guidelines and minimize the risks for you and your clients.

Date Recorded: May 3, 2022

Speakers: Craig Pawley, Vice President of Business Development, Medivest

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Slip-and-Fall Lawsuits: You CAN Make Money!

Items discussed include: what is changing in the snow and ice management industry, what are the industry standards in regard to administration/execution/processes, what are the impacts of the industry... Read More »
Items discussed include: what is changing in the snow and ice management industry, what are the industry standards in regard to administration/execution/processes, what are the impacts of the industry standards, how to identify good contractors from bad contractors, recommended areas of documentation in preseason inspections/in-event documentations/post-event documentations, litigation trends in slip & fall claims, and the use of specific snow & ice experts.

Date Recorded: August 24, 2020

Speakers: John Allin and Lisa Rose, John Allin Consulting, Inc.

Moderators: Eric J. Purchase, Esq.

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The Role of the Tech During Remote Depositions

Cindy Miklos, Account Executive with Planet Depos, will walk you through the dos and don'ts of using a video platform for depositions, and how a tech can help you. ... Read More »
Cindy Miklos, Account Executive with Planet Depos, will walk you through the dos and don'ts of using a video platform for depositions, and how a tech can help you.

Date Recorded: June 21, 2021

Speakers: Cindy Miklos, Account Executive, Planet Depos

Moderators: Mark E. Milsop, Esq.

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Practice Area: Trial Practice
1:02:59

Trial Simplified

A successful trial lawyers illustrates the importance of making things simple for the jury to follow.... Read More »
A successful trial lawyers illustrates the importance of making things simple for the jury to follow.

Date Recorded: July 30, 2020

Speakers: Brendan B. Lupetin, Esq.

Moderators: Mark E. Misop, Esq.

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Practice Area: Trial Practice
2:35:07

Two Counties Two Verdicts - More in the War Stories Series

WPTLA Members discuss their recent multi-million dollar verdicts in both Allegheny and Washington Counties.... Read More »
WPTLA Members discuss their recent multi-million dollar verdicts in both Allegheny and Washington Counties.

Date Recorded: September 1, 2021

Speakers: Joshua P. Geist, Esq., and Douglas L. Price, Esq.

Moderators: Katie A. Killion, Esq.

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Practice Area: Trial Practice
2:11:00

War Stories: TRAIL v. LESKO - An Historic Multi-Million Dollar Verdict

John P. Gismondi, Esq. provides a fascinating "behind-the-scenes" look at his historic $28 million dollar award in a motor vehicle/dram shop case.... Read More »
John P. Gismondi, Esq. provides a fascinating "behind-the-scenes" look at his historic $28 million dollar award in a motor vehicle/dram shop case.

Date Recorded: February 18, 2021

Speakers: John P. Gismondi, Esq.

Moderators: Joseph R. Froetschel, Esq.

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