Confidently Litigate Pedestrian Accidents
Accidents involving pedestrians are complex in their diversity and require a special skill set. Our esteemed faculty will provide you with valuable tips on pinpointing red flags you need to watch out for, identifying and accessing available insurance coverage, and handling unique evidentiary issues. Gain the knowledge you need to successfully handle these cases - register today!
- Review statutory and case law considerations for pedestrians.
- Discover how to obtain and preserve film footage before litigation starts.
- Explore ways to find necessary experts for your case.
Session Time 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern
Presenters: Lyn B. Dodson, Robert Katz, and Briant Mildenhall
- Red Flags for Pedestrian Accident Cases You May Wish to Avoid
- Identifying all Potential Claims, Exploring Causes
- Insurance: Locating, Identifying and Accessing Available Coverage
- Medical Payments
- Uninsured Motorist
- Rules of Road for Pedestrians vs. Vehicles: Statutory and Case Law Considerations
- Road Defects (Traffic Signal Malfunction, Negligent Road Design, etc.)
- Premise Liability (Sidewalk Maintenance and Repair Issues)
- Preserving Evidence and Legal Strategies for Destroyed Evidence
- Eyewitnesses - How to Identify and How to Preserve Their Testimony
- Cameras - Obtaining and Preserving Film Footage Before Litigation Starts
- When to Use a Forensic Photographer/Videographer
- Open Records Act Requests - A Powerful Pre-Litigation Tool
- Spoliation by Defendants - Important Pre-Litigation Steps to Preserve the Claim and Strategies After Suit is Filed
- Human Factors' Experts - Cost/Benefit Analysis, Finding Experts and Daubert Challenges
- Defenses Common to Pedestrian Accidents (and How to Overcome Them)
- Improper Crossing Situations and How to Fight the Defense
- Contributory Negligence Issues - How to Keep the Percentage of Fault Attributed to Plaintiff Below 50%
- Multi-Causal Accidents - Which Defendants to Target and Why
- Deflating the Equal Knowledge Defense in Premise Liability Pedestrian Accidents
- Medical History - No Mention of Accident or Mechanism of Accident
- Tips on Trying Pedestrian Accident Cases: Voir Dire and More
This program is designed for attorneys. Paralegals may also benefit.