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Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury

March 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Program Description

Successfully Argue the Most Subjective Damages in Injury Settlements and Judgments

How do you put a monetary value on physical pain and emotional and mental harms? How can you convince an opposing party or jurors of the true extent or nature of a claimant’s suffering? In this program, knowledgeable attorney faculty will share their know-how and concrete approaches to negotiating or litigating these intangible damages. Take control of injury case recoveries – register today!

  • Think like an adjuster: find out what factors insurance companies consider when gauging P&S.
  • Discover when pain, suffering and other nonmedical losses are subject to a lien.
  • Explore the tactics defense attorneys use to keep pain and suffering damages down.
  • See how plaintiffs’ attorneys quantify, prove and increase pain and suffering damages.
  • Find out how to use the discovery process to develop or defend against pain and suffering claims.
  • Learn how to get your proofs admitted (and keep theirs out).

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for attorneys. Insurance adjusters and paralegals may also benefit.

Course Content

  1. Pain and Suffering Damages: A Brief Introduction
  2. Negotiating and Litigating P&S Damages: Plaintiffs’ Tactics
  3. Negotiating and Litigating P&S Damages: Defense Perspective
  4. How Insurance Companies Evaluate Pain and Suffering
  5. Quantifying Pain and Suffering Damages
  6. Handling Lien Claims
  7. Legal Ethics

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00 *

* denotes specialty credits


March 23, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Phoenix Airport
3220 South 48th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85040 United States
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(800) 930-6182