Elk & Elk Attorneys to Present at Personal Injury Boot Camp
Posted in Firm News on October 23, 2019
Personal injury cases present a unique set of challenges and obstacles to attorneys working to maximize compensation for their clients. Elk & Elk Partner Craig McLaughlin and attorney Michael Eisner will share their extensive experience in this area during National Business Institute’s Personal Injury Boot Camp in November.
The seminar is a basic-to-intermediate level course designed for attorneys, in-house counsel, litigation support specialists, insurance professionals, and paralegals. Registration is $349 and OnDemand audio formats are available for purchase. Attendees can earn six continuing legal education (CLE) hours, including one ethics credit hour.
National Business Institute’s Personal Injury Boot Camp
An Attorney’s Guide Through Personal Injury Cases – From A to Z
Friday, November 8, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Doubletree Hotel Akron/Fairlawn
3150 West Market Street
Akron, OH 44333
The Personal Injury Boot Camp walks attorneys and other legal professionals through every step of typical personal injury case procedure from the initial intake through the trial.
Topics of discussion include:
- Effective ways to outline litigation strategies during initial client meetings
- How to evaluate and calculate damages
- Obtaining and examining insurance coverage
- Negotiating with adjusters
- Discovery procedures
- How to preserve evidence and the importance of doing so
- Basics of liens and subrogation
- Identifying experts to substantiate your case
- Preparing for and successfully navigating the trial
Craig’s presentations will cover topics including client intake, pre-suit investigation, and calculating damages. Michael will discuss best practices for reviewing insurance, negotiating with insurance adjusters, demand packages, and liens in personal injury claims.
NBI will also be offering the Personal Injury Boot Camp in Boardman.
About Elk & Elk Partner Craig McLaughlin
Craig McLaughlin is a partner at Elk & Elk. He has been representing people who have been seriously injured or killed as a result of motor vehicle crashes, defective products, and medical negligence since 1997. Craig has tried more than 35 cases to a jury on behalf of injured plaintiffs and obtained one of the highest verdicts in Clermont County, Ohio, for a personal injury motor vehicle crash case. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Ohio Association for Justice, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Cincinnati and his J.D. degree from Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law.
About Attorney Michael Eisner
Michael Eisner has been representing victims of motor vehicle crashes, animal attacks, dangerous workplaces, and hazardous conditions on others’ property since 1996. Michael has been lead counsel in several trials throughout Ohio. In 2009, he obtained the highest verdict in Franklin County, Ohio, for a personal injury claim arising out of an automobile accident. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Michael earned his B.A. degree from Hobart College and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.