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Virginia: Medical Malpractice – A Lawyer’s Seminar

Virginia: Medical Malpractice – A Lawyer’s Seminar

During November 4-5, 2016, Mr. Waterman attended the “Mastering the Medicine: Birth Trauma & Medical Negligence Seminar” of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”) in Atlanta, Georgia. It was co-presented by AAJ’s Birth Trauma Litigation Group and its Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group.

Seminar topics included obstetrics, neonatal resuscitation, NICU care, placental pathology, compressive brain injury, neuro-psych evaluations, shoulder dystocia, L&D nursing, EMR, neuroradiology, laparoscopic surgery, emergency rooms, and economic damages. Jury selection, defendant depositions, and closing argument also were covered.

Mr. Waterman has been an AAJ/ATLA member for 30 years. His law practice features medical malpractice, vehicle accidents, and other wrongful death, brain/paralysis injury and other serious personal injuries.