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2012 Medical Negligence Seminar

Date: 05/18/2012

The Hon. Joseph Murphy will speak on mediation. Larry
Smith, VP for Risk Management, will discuss the defense
perspective in evaluating cases. Robert Michael, Esq. will
provide insight on avoiding the pitfalls of “Use Plaintiffs.”
Thomas Yost Jr., Esq. will walk us through the increasingly
frequent occurrence of Frye-Reed Hearings and we will
have a distinguished panel, Ronald Jarashow, Former
Circuit Court Judge, Scott Sonntag, Esq., George S. Tolley,
III, Esq., speak to the issue of civility in practice.


9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:10 a.m. Civility in Practice
               Ronald H. Jarashow, Former Circuit Court Judge
               Baldwin, Kagan & Gormley, LLC
               Scott Sonntag, The Law Offi ce of W Scott Sonntag, PA
               George S. Tolley III, Dugan, Babij & Tolley, LLC
10:45 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. Mediation in Medical Malpractice
               The Hon. Joseph F. Murphy, Jr. (Ret.)
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. How the Defense Evaluates Cases
               Larry Smith, VP for Risk Management
               MedStar Health
2:00 p.m. Frye-Reed Hearings
              Thomas F. Yost, Jr., The Yost Legal Group
3:00 p.m. Use Plaintiffs
              Robert Michael, Shadoan, Michael & Wells, LLP