CLE - Presenting Complex and Scientific Evidence to a Court and Jury

05/14/2018 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
This program combines the expertise of practitioners, Judges and experts to help take your skills to the next level. Learn the ins and outs of presenting complex issues to both the Court as well as a jury. The panel will discuss topics relating to all aspects from expert development, science days, Daubert to direct and cross examinations. You will be able to discuss with the panel what strategies works for each side and what strategies you may want to consider in your next trial....
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21st Annual Superior Court Bench Meets Bar

05/07/2018 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
The Judges will discuss the relevant topics in Superior Court practice. These topics include discussions of Superior Court Rule 73 regarding Medical Malpractice cases, Early Case Management Conferences under the Amendment to Standing Order 1-88, Voir Dire, particularly in light of the recent SJC decisions, the use of the options provided by the New Superior Court Rule 20 and the Superior Court’s progress toward Efiling. Members of the Bar should come out, meet, and enjoy a lively discussion with members of the Bench. ...
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Rafferty v. Merck: New Development in Product Liability Law in Massachusetts

04/24/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
In last month's Rafferty v. Merck, the Court determined that there are circumstances in which a brand name manufacturer may be held liable for an injury from a drug the company did not manufacture. We will discuss the potential implications of this ruling....
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Ten Key Provisions in a Strong Design Professional Agreement

04/12/2018 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
This program describes ten key provisions that should be included in all agreements drafted for design professionals in order to prevent litigation and limit a design professional’s liability and provides real-life examples of successful defenses based on these provisions....
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Taming the 800lb gorilla---how to ease the process of resolving your client’s insurance claim

04/04/2018 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Learn some practical tips and suggestions from a 20 year insurance claim professional on how to navigate and understand the insurance claims world....
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Insurance Coverage for Government Investigations

03/26/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program will explore coverage available under D&O and E&O policies for government investigations, including coverage for subpoenas, target letters and Wells Notices....
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Self-Driving Cars and Insurance: Do We Know Where We Are Heading?

03/23/2018 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Partially or fully autonomous vehicles are already operating on our roads, with human drivers who are not paying sufficient attention to the road while in fully autonomous and partially autonomous mode, endangering themselves and others. Mr. Whitney will discuss how states can develop insurance requirements for these drivers and/or vehicles that would cover such situations. ...
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Speed Networking with Litigators

02/15/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Interested in learning more about different litigation areas? Don't miss your chance to meet several Boston-area litigators - ranging from Insurance and Tort practicioners, Multi-District Litigation and Class Action Attorneys and Business and Commercial Litigators - all in one night!...
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Insurance Agents and Brokers E&O Claims

02/08/2018 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
In order to properly advise your business or individual clients, lawyers must understand the duties of insurance agents in Massachusetts and trends in the area of insurance agent and broker errors and omissions claims. A panel of insurance agent E&O litigators and risk management professionals will discuss various claims that agency customers may bring against their insurance agents. ...
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Medical Malpractice Tribunals Under New Rule 73

01/11/2018 - 12:30PM to 12:30PM
As of January 1st 2018, medical malpractice practitioners need to comply with Supreme Court Rule 73, which changes the practice as to the filing of offers of proof and scheduling of tribunals....
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In For One, In For All, Except . . .: Recent Developments in Mass. Coverage Law

12/12/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Experienced insurance coverage practitioners will acquaint attendees with recent Massachusetts case law on two key issues: the insurability of punitive damages awards and whether the duty to defend extends to the policyholder’s affirmative counterclaims....
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The Future of Legal Technology Webinar

12/06/2017 - 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Learn about the fundamentals of cloud computing for lawyers and the ethical considerations you should make when evaluating software for your firm....
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Jury Research - Inside the Mind of a Products Liability Juror

11/28/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30pm
Highly experienced jury consultant will share tips on how to predict high damages cases and high damages jurors in product liability litigation....
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The Predictable and Unpredictable Dangers in the 176D/93A Minefield

11/01/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
The recent decision in Continental Western v. Preferred Mutual shows how the conduct of defense counsel appointed by an insurer and the insurer’s claims representatives may unwittingly expose the insurer to liability under Chapter 93A. Tony Zelle and John Ryan will discuss the challenges and variables of this legal landscape....
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Wire-Transfer Scams: Is there Insurance Against Them?

10/16/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
The panelists will provide an overview of recent decisions from around the country in cases where businesses who have encountered money-wiring attacks seek coverage under various kinds of insurance policies. The panel will highlight the key differences in policy language, and variations in facts, that can make the difference, for insurer and policyholder, between winning and losing....
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Blurring the Lines: What Duties Do Attorneys and Other Professionals Owe to Non-Client Third Parties

10/06/2017 - 12pm to 1PM
This program will focus on the evolving case law and recent decisions concerning duties owed by attorneys to non-clients. Please join us to learn more....
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The Mysteries of Reference Revealed: Representing Parties at Reference Proceedings Under Massachusetts Law

09/15/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
This program will provide an overview of the reference procedure, the impact a reference decision can have upon other aspects of the claim and practical tips for using reference to your client's advantage....
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Fundamentals of Insurance Policies and Insurance Coverage

06/09/2017 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
Join us for an overview of various types of insurance available in the marketplace and a framework for understanding and analyzing insurance policies and insurance coverage issues. Attendees will have a basic understanding of the various insurance policies generally available to businesses and individuals and the fundamentals in connection with those policies and a framework to help them understand and analyze insurance policies and insurance coverage issues. We will also discuss the key duties of insurer and insured under typical liability insurance policies....
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Friday Fundamental: Ethical Issues Facing Solo Practitioners & New Law Firm Associates

06/02/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Come hear from the BBO on how to address common ethical issues faced by solo practitioners and law firm associates!...
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