HOW TO HANDLE YOUR FIRST (OR NEXT) PERSONAL INJURY CASE
On Demand Seminar
ITEM #:  1745152401   |   EVENT CODE:  487701
STANDARD PRICE
$295.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

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To claim CLE credit, view by:  July 9, 2025

Through December 31, 2023, Minnesota-licensed attorneys can satisfy continuing legal education requirements by viewing and reporting up to 30 credits of on demand programming. Effective the first reporting period after January 1, 2024, there is no limit. Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.

How to Handle Your First (Or Next) Personal Injury Case

From Novice to Expert...In a Few Small Steps

Originally presented:  July 10, 2023     |     Course length:  6.0 hours


Learn how to perform like a pro and achieve success for your client in your very first (or next) personal injury case!

In this course you will learn:

  • How to Handle the Case Intake, Evaluation and Initial Investigation
  • How to Win Your No-Fault Arbitration
  • How to Work with Experts and Prove Your Damages Case
  • How to Prepare for Successful Depositions
  • Tips for Successful Mediations
  • The Keys for Handling Settlement Agreements, Releases and Subrogation Issues
  • Battlefield Lessons from a Panel of Veterans
  • And much more!


SPECIAL BONUS FOR ATTENDEES:
All attendees of the on demand seminar will receive a FREE electronic copy of the Personal Injury InFORMed Annotated Legal Document. 

WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS  (5 MINUTES)

How to Handle the Case Intake, Evaluation and Initial Investigation  (40 MINUTES)
Learn what you need to ask your prospective client in the initial interview. Understand your client’s interests and expectations. Know what to do next if you take the case, and if you don’t.
– Cory P. Whalen

How to Win Your No-Fault Arbitration  (40 MINUTES)
Understanding No-Fault Arbitration is essential in many accident cases. Learn how to commence, conduct and prevail in an action on behalf of your Client.
– Lyndsey R. Jorgensen

How to Work with Experts and Prove Your Damages Case  (40 MINUTES)
Working with experts, especially medical experts, is key to almost any personal injury case. Learn how to work with them effectively. Know what evidence you need to prove up general damages, pain and suffering and claims for emotional distress.
– Kojo A. Addo & Hugh E. Mulligan

How to Prepare for Successful Depositions  (40 MINUTES)
Success in depositions depends upon solid preparation. Learn how to prepare your witnesses and yourself. Know the strategies for getting the best possible testimony from every witness.
– Jeanette Y. Wong & Isaac I. Tyroler

Tips for Successful Mediations  (40 MINUTES)
Learn how to maximize the chances for a productive mediation and a good outcome for your client. Hear from an experienced mediator how to prepare for and handle a mediation and how to avoid the worst and most common mistakes.
– Lee A. Miller

Keys to Settlement Agreements, Releases and Subrogation Issues  (40 MINUTES)
Negotiating the settlement is only part of the deal. Learn how to protect your client’s interests with effective settlement agreements and releases. Understand how subrogation interests may affect your client’s claims.
– Tanner J. Moe & Racey J. Rodne

Lessons from the Battlefield  (60 MINUTES)
Experience is the best teacher! Hear from a panel of experienced personal injury lawyers about some of their life lessons from the battlefield of trials.
– John M. Dornik, Eric M. Palmer & Sylvia Ivey Zinn
– Tanner J. Moe (moderator)

The Ethics of Personal Injury Cases  (60 MINUTES)
1.0 ethics credit applied for
Understand the distinctive ethics issues that may arise in personal injury cases. Hear from an expert who specializes in representing lawyers on ethics issues.
– Nicholas M. Ryan

$295

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Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.

Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.

STANDARD PRICE
$295.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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