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Obtaining, deciphering and summarizing medical records properly can be an overwhelming task, but also one that can make your attorney's case if done correctly. In order to get the evidence you need, you have to know where to look, how to decode the medical jargon and how to withdraw key information from medical records. This practical legal guide will walk you through how to gather critical information, analyze medical charts and records, and prepare the information - all while navigating HIPAA regulations. Order today!
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
GARY SCOTT DECKER is a partner and principal in the Sacramento law firm of Decker Law Offices, where his areas of practice include business and civil litigation, legal ethics litigation and counseling, workers' compensation subrogation, state and federal appeals, alternative dispute resolution, and insurance coverage law. He has published articles in the field of legal ethics and professional responsibility, and has lectured for the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, the Sacramento Bar Association, and National Business Institute on the subjects of civil procedure, evidence and trial practice, legal ethics and professional responsibility, and workers' compensation subrogation and litigation; as well as having written and presented materials for various civil trial practice paralegal seminars. Mr. Decker is a past president of the Sacramento County Bar Association, and delegate to the State Bar Conference of Delegates. He is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before both the Ninth and Eleventh Circuit courts of Appeal. Mr. Decker is a judicial arbitrator and settlement conference judge, pro tempore, for the Sacramento County Superior Court; and has worked as a special master and uninsured motorist arbitrator; as well as a designated expert in legal malpractice litigation. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of California at Davis, and his J.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
NEAL C. LUTTERMAN is of counsel with Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, LLP. Mr. Lutterman’s practice focuses on the defense of physicians, hospitals, medical groups, and allied healthcare providers in professional liability matters. For three and a half years prior to joining the firm, he was a deputy city attorney with the city of Stockton where he served as the litigation division supervisor and was a member of the city’s Municipal Bankruptcy Project Management team. Additionally, he served as the primary advisory attorney to a number of key city departments, including the Police Department, Fire Department, Administrative Services Department (finance, budget, accounting, information technology and revenue), as well as the Code Enforcement Division. Prior to his tenure with the city of Stockton, Mr. Lutterman was a shareholder in the litigation firm of Riggio Mordaunt Kelly & Lutterman. For nearly 15 years, he represented physicians, surgeons, hospitals and medical groups in professional negligence actions. Additionally, he successfully represented physician clients before the Medical Board of California and in proceedings before hospital credentialing committees. Mr. Lutterman is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Joaquin County Bar Association, and the San Joaquin County Bar Association MCLE Committee co-chair. He earned his B.A. degree from University of California, Irvine. He earned his J.D. degree, with distinction, from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
DANIELA P. STOUTENBURG is managing partner in the law firm of Dummit Buchholz & Trapp, where she handles all aspects of medical malpractice/insurance defense cases up to and through trial, including propounding and responding to all forms of written discovery, taking and defending depositions, expert retention and review, drafting pleadings and motions, court appearances, trial preparation, and trial. Ms. Stoutenburg is also responsible for the supervision and training of junior associates. She is a frequent lecturer on litigation, charting, depositions and trial readiness for hospital seminars; and was a guest speaker at continuing medical education seminars for Hill Physicians on subjects of charting, HIPAA, billing, litigation and depositions. Ms. Stoutenburg earned her B.A. degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and her J.D. degree from the University of Southern California Law Center.