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2021 Tort Law Seminar-Protecting Your Clients Recovery

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Date Published

May 11, 2021


Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


Bankruptcy, Ethics, Liens, Litigation, Settlements, Torts


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Registration requires plaintiff certification.

Transitioning from litigation, whether through a settlement or the courtroom, back to the routine of daily life is complicated for most of our clients. The decisions made today will have long-lasting effects on them, some of who might have immediate financial needs.  As a plaintiff attorney, you hold the key to helping clients be responsible with their recovery funds, increasing your client’s quality of life, and providing long-term financial security. Attend this seminar and walk away better prepared to ensure your client's recovery will last as long as it should!

Topics at a glance:
- Declaratory Judgment Actions: Setting Your Client Up for Success from the Beginning
- Insight into Commonwealth Liens
- Ethical Solutions for Cash-Strapped Clients
- Reasonableness of Medical Bills: Combatting Defense Strategies to Reduce the Value of Your Case
- Reengaging Insurance Companies
- Ethical Obligations to Clients When Handling Liens
- Tools to Protect Settlement Proceeds
- Liens Made Simple(r)
- Bankruptcy: Now What?

Recorded May 11, 2021.

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Sal Ambrosino

Salvatore ‘Sal’ Ambrosino, CPA, ABV is a director in Aronson’s Financial Advisory Services Group with over 30 years of public... Read More

Richard Armstrong

Richard C. Armstrong, Esq. is an experienced and skilled attorney working in the Charlottesville, Virginia office of Allen... Read More

Gary Blankenship

Gary Blankenship, AIC has consulted for both plaintiff and defense clients in over 9,000 personal injury cases for structured... Read More

Amy Bradley

Amy L. Bradley, Esq.’s experience includes more than 100 bench and jury trials in civil and criminal cases. In personal... Read More

Lauren Davis

Lauren E. Davis, Esq. was fortunate enough to start her career doing the very law she loves – medical malpractice and... Read More

Chris Findlater

Christopher G. Findlater, Esq. was a judicial law clerk for the Alexandria Circuit Court for two years. His exposure to the... Read More

William Foote, CPA

William Foote, CPA is the practice leader for Forensic & Valuation services and Transaction Advisory services at Aronson.... Read More

Julie C. Gerock

Julie C. Gerock, Esq. is a partner with Maddox & Gerock, P.C., in Falls Church, Virginia. She has been a family law... Read More

Stephanie Grana, Esq.
Breit Cantor Grana Buckner

Stephanie E. Grana, Esq., for more than 26 years, has fought for individuals and families in Virginia suffering from... Read More

Jonathan Halperin
Halperin Law Center, LLC, Glen Allen

Jonathan E. Halperin, Esq., the founder of the Halperin Law Center, is an AV® Rated attorney with a wealth of experience from... Read More

Laurel S. Huerkamp, Esq.

Laurel S. Huerkamp, Esq. is a Assistant Attorney General and the Unit Manager for the Medical RecoveryUnit in the Financial... Read More

Chidi I. James, Esq.

Chidi I. James, Esq. Attorney Chidi I. James is an AV rated attorney and a partner with the law firm of Blankingship &... Read More

Karen Dunivan Konvicka

Karen Dunivan Konvicka serves as Director of Client Services and General Counsel for Commonwealth Community Trust (CCT). When... Read More

Matthew C. Perushek, Esq.

Matthew C. Perushek, Esq. has practiced personal injury law his entire career. He exclusively represents plaintiffs, those... Read More

Susan F. Pierce, Esq.

Susan F. Pierce, Esq. is a tireless advocate for individuals injured in car, motorcycle, and trucking accidents. With over... Read More

Dave Place

David Place, Esq. grew up in rural Virginia, and now once again lives in his childhood hometown at the foot of the Blue Ridge... Read More

Juli Porto, P.C.
Blankingship & Keith

Juli M. Porto, Esq. represents people who have been injured by the carelessness of others, with a focus on cases involving... Read More

Anthony F. Prieto, Jr., CFP

Anthony F. Prieto, Jr., CFP® is a Founding Principal and President of Synergy Settlement Services, Inc. Prieto has spent the... Read More

John J. Rasmussen
Insurance Recovery Law Group

Awards and Recognition:•Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell (for legal ability and ethical standards) | 2010-present•Listed... Read More

Rodolfo R. "Rudy" Remigio, Esq.

Rodolfo R. “Rudy” Remigio, Esq. is a Senior Assistant Attorney General and managing Section Chief at the Office of the... Read More

Rodd M. Santamauro, Esq.

Rodd M. Santamauro, Esq. is the Vice President of Business Development of Synergy Settlement Services. Synergy offers... Read More

Gobind S. Sethi

Gobind S. Sethi, Esq. is a dedicated client advocate working tirelessly to obtain just and favorable results for his clients.... Read More

Samantha Sledd

Samantha K. Sledd, Esq. After graduating among the top of her law class, Samantha joined the Hall & Sethi firm and has... Read More

Henry L. Strong, AIF®, MSSC

Henry L. Strong , AIF®, MSSC joined JMW Settlements in 1985 after initiating his career in finance at Merrill Lynch. A... Read More

Libby Van Pelt, Esq.

Libbey Van Pelt, Esq. is a smart, kind, and courageous courtroom advocate for her clients. Her heart-centered approach and... Read More

Jennifer J. West, Esq.

Jennifer J. West, Esq. focuses her practice on creditors' rights, commercial litigation, insolvency, workouts and... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

2021 Tort Law Seminar-Protecting Your Clients Recovery
2021 Tort Law Seminar-Protecting Your Clients Recovery - Materials
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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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