Adrienne Waters Ogle to Instruct Personal Injury Seminar

Adrienne Waters Ogle managing partner of Green Waters Ogle and McCarter’s personal injury division has been selected to instruct the National Business Institute seminar on Personal Injury on November 22nd, 2019 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

This is the second NBI seminar Mrs. Ogle has been invited to instruct on the topic of personal injury. She will begin her lecture with an overview of insurance issues in personal injury cases including how to negotiate with the insurance adjuster and how to prepare an effective demand package. The second half of her lecture will focus on liens in personal injury cases including tips on collecting and negotiating liens, how to deal with hospital liens, and the Medicare lien process.

Seminar Overview

  1. Conducting Thorough Client Intake and Pre-Suit Investigation 9:00-9:30
    1. Case Screening Essentials
    2. Building the Case Through the Questionnaire
    3. Conducting an Effective Client Interview
    4. What You can Find Out Before the Claim
    5. Obtaining Medical Records and Bills
    6. Basic Medical Knowledge for Personal Injury Attorneys
    7. Investigation Fundamentals - Developing the Facts
  2. Calculating Damages in Personal Injury 9:30-10:30
    1. Evaluating and Allocating Damages
    2. Medical Bills and Other Expenses
    3. Lost Wages/Earning Capacity
    4. Pain and Suffering
    5. Loss of Consortium
    6. Evidence of Damages
  3. Reviewing Insurance, Negotiating with the Insurance Adjuster and Demand Packages 10:45-11:45  ADRIENNE WATERS OGLE
    1. Obtaining Insurance Information and Finding Coverage
    2. Collateral Source Rule
    3. Determining Priority and Negotiating the Value
    4. Demand Packages
    5. Tips for Negotiating with the Adjuster
    6. Settlement and Releases
  4. Liens in Personal Injury: A How-to Guide 12:45-1:45  ADRIENNE WATERS OGLE
    1. Basics of Liens and Subrogation
    2. Collecting and Negotiating
    3. Hospital Liens
    4. Medicaid Liens: How-to's and Pointers
    5. Medicare Lien Process
    6. Establishing a Medicare Set-Aside
    7. Essentials for Managing ERISA Liens
    8. Workers' Compensation Liens: Procedures, Reduction and Resolution
  5. Initial Filing and Discovery Tips in Personal Injury 1:45-2:15
    1. Key Procedural Requirements
    2. Filing and Case Scheduling
    3. Pretrial Motions
    4. The Basics of Discovery
    5. Evidence Preservation
  6. Using Experts to Prove Your Case 2:30-3:00
    1. When do You Need Experts?
    2. Selecting and Qualifying Experts
    3. Deposing and Defending Depositions
  7. Trying a Personal Injury Case 3:00-3:30
    1. Jury Selection
    2. Creating Powerful Opening and Closing Statements
    3. Presentation of Evidence
    4. Arguing Damages
    5. Direct and Cross Examination
  8. Ethics 3:30-4:30
    1. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
    2. Attorney Fees
    3. Obligations to Clients
    4. Upholding Client Confidentiality
    5. Rules of Professional Conduct

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The continuing education seminar is designed for professionals who want to be more effective in handling personal injury claims including:

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
  • Trucking Accident Claims
  • Motorcycle Accident Claims
  • Uninsured Motorist Claims
  • Pedestrian Accident Claims