Serving as a main point of communication is not easy, but the right communication skills can make a big difference in the outcome of a personal injury case. Our seasoned faculty will show you who to talk to, what to say, and how to get the responses you're hoping for. Learn how to spur cooperation and avoid miscommunications - register today!
Discover effective ways to secure client cooperation and help your attorney rein in tough clients.
Learn how to get difficult medical providers to release records and information.
Hear the dos and don'ts of communicating with insurance adjusters.
Get practical tips for securing information and reductions from lienholders.
Understand written and unwritten rules of communicating with the court.
Gain creative tips to help you stay on top of deadlines, scheduling, and communications.
Communicating Effectively With Clients
Obtaining Medical Records and Communicating With Medical Providers
Investigation and Discovery: Communication Tips to Get What You Need
Dealing With Insurance Adjusters: Demands and More
Contacting Lienholders and Securing Reductions
Communicating With the Court
Working With Witnesses, Experts, and Vendors
Administrative Tips: Coordinating Communications and Schedules
Legal Ethics: Avoiding UPL and Other Communication Pitfalls
Bankruptcy Law: 6.00Civil Trial Law: 6.00
This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for paralegals and legal assistants. Certification areas: Bankruptcy Law, Civil Trial Law.
MARVIN S. HABER is a co-founder of the law offices of Haber DiPaul LLC. Mr. Haber has more than 30 years of civil, commercial and personal injury (litigation) experience. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey State bar associations and serves as the firm's New Jersey resident partner. He serves as a certified federal and state arbitrator (PA) and maintains memberships in several state bar and local trial lawyer associations in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Haber has recently been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Judicial Investigation Committee, organized to vet appellate judges and justices in order to maintain integrity of the Pennsylvania Appellate Court System. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, his Master's degree in Urban Affairs at Boston University, and his J.D. degree at Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law.
MICHAEL R. MEY is a partner in the Scranton law firm of Mey & Sulla, LLP, where his areas of practice include personal injury, insurance and construction law. He frequently lectures to various professional and business groups on auto accident injuries, construction law and personal injury issues. Mr. Mey earned his B.A. degree from Wilkes University, and his J.D. degree from Capital University. He is a member of the Luzerne County and Pennsylvania bar associations, the American Association for Justice (member, Insurance Law Section), and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (member, sections on Bad Faith and Civil Litigation).
SAMANTHA SUTTON is an attorney at Yelverton Litigators. She focuses her practice on personal injury. Ms. Sutton is admitted to practice in both South Carolina and North Carolina. She earned her J.D. degree from Charlotte School of Law.
ANTOINETTE B. VANSCHAICK obtained her B.A. degree in social sciences from Dowling College. She has been employed in the legal field for 27 years, the last 17 of which have been as a certified professional paralegal after having passed the inaugural Professional Paralegal Certification exam offered in 2004 by NALS, the association for legal professionals. Currently, Ms. VanSchaick is in her fourth recertification cycle and is expected to recertify by September 2024. During her 27 years in the legal profession, she has worked in matrimonial/family law, real estate, and estate administration, as well as her primary specialty, plaintiff's personal injury, where she was managing files from intake through resolution. Ms. VanSchaick is employed by Siben & Siben LLP in Bay Shore, New York, as a paralegal in their negligence support department and has been since November 2019. Her primary responsibilities at Siben & Siben LLP are preparing motions, summons and complaints, and bills of particulars, as well as managing the motion calendar. When needed, Ms. VanSchaick also prepares and follows up on various discovery demands. While she has worked in other areas of law, plaintiff's personal injury is the one she always comes home to. Ms. VanSchaick is currently an active member of NALS, the association for legal professionals and has been since 1998, during which she has served in various offices and on various committees on the local, state, and national levels. She also became a paralegal member of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers in February 2021.
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