sponsored by
Virginia Trial Lawyers

At this program you will...

  • hear a lively and comprehensive presentation on the herniated disc;
  • improve your skills in cross-examining defense doctors;
  • find out how to deal with the diagnosis of fibromyalgia or RSD;
  • get the latest insights into proving punitive damages in a drunk driving case;
  • learn how to handle a traumatic brain injury case from an experienced master of the craft; and
  • learn from an orthopedist the real consequences of your client's injuries.

Seminar Agenda

8:30 Registration and Exhibits Open
8:50 Welcome and Moderator's Opening Remarks
Christine Thomson (Richmond)
Robert S. Brewbaker, Jr. (Norfolk)
T. Daniel Frith, III, (Roanoke)
Steven M. Frei (Fairfax)
9:00 Understanding the Herniated Disc
Gerald A. Schwartz (all locations)
10:15 Coffee Break
10:30 Elements of a Traumatic Brain Injury Case
Irvin V. Cantor (Richmond, Roanoke)
Charles J. Zauzig, III (Norfolk, Fairfax)
11:30 Cross-Examining the Defense Doctor
John P. Harris, III (all locations)
12:00 Lunch (on your own)

Your Client's Injuries: Insights from an Orthopedist
Robert S. Widmeyer, M.D., FACS, CIME (Richmond, Roanoke)
Jack L. Siegel, M.D., Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk)
John A. Bruno, Jr., M.D., Orthopedic Medicine of Alexandria (Fairfax)

2:15 Coffee Break
2:30 Dealing with the Difficult Diagnosis:
Fibromyalgia and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

C. James Williams, III (Richmond, Roanoke)
John C. Shea (Norfolk, Fairfax)
3:30 Proving Punitive Damages in a Drunk Driving Case, Using a Toxicologist
P. Brent Brown (Richmond, Roanoke)
Michael L. Goodove (Norfolk, Fairfax)
Robert J. Haddad
4:30 Adjourn