Upcoming DRI Webinars

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Past DRI Webinars


  • Webinars
    A high level overview on the legal status of cannabis in the US, from state to state, with a primer on federal legalization efforts, and some information on the FDA / EPA approach to cannabis. May also discuss hemp, CBD, and Delta 8 THC.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
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    Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a common disease process encountered by emergency medicine and intensive care physicians.  With an estimated 200,000 patient encounters a year, ARDS is caused by a broad range of etiologies, ranging from viral and bacterial pneumonia to pancreatitis and major trauma.  The management of ARDS has significantly advanced in the last 20 years and has improved patient outcomes.  Current hurdles still exist in early recognition, advancements in medications and appropriate triaging to tertiary centers.  This program will also address defending ARDS cases including tips for deposing witnesses on symptoms and causation, how to gather and use expert testimony in this area and more.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
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    Through the collective wisdom of three lawyers –two in the claims arena and one who defends catastrophic injury cases and mediates them– the presentation covers six best practices for getting the best result for your defense client at mediation. 

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
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    Social media is omnipresent in today’s world. Facebook posts, Tweets, and Instagram DM’s are frequently sources of critical information in many legal disputes. It is critical that attorneys preparing for trial are confident in their ability to admit social media evidence so that it may be considered by the jury. This program will explain why social media evidence unique, the relevant legal standards, and how to admit social media evidence during at trial. Attendees will practice the steps of authenticating and admitting social media evidence in a small group setting and will receive feedback from experienced trial attorneys on using this skill. Attendees will also learn the fundamentals of the legal issues related to using social media evidence.

    The registration is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members or purchase the bundle of all three skills webinars for $300 for members or $600 for non-members. Registration for each hands-on, skills based webinar is limited to 30 to allow for maximum participation.
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    MARC Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition

    DRI and MARC (Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition) have two informative MSP webinars in the works designed to make sure you are up to date on the law and provide essential information and resources to navigate the ever changing and complex MSP laws.

    A private cause of action was first added to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act in 1986 and was later revised in 1989. But did you know that there is legislation being introduced that to eliminate the burdensome private cause of action statute? Join us for a fascinating webinar where you will:

    1. Learn about the current MSP private cause of action
    2. How you can protect your clients from being sued
    3. How to navigate MSP claims to avoid potential exposure
    4. What’s being done to reform the law through the Repair Abuses of MSP Payments (RAMP) Act.

    Over in the executive branch, on March 1, 2022, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) submitted a “final rule” for Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) and Certain Civil Money Penalties to the White House Office of Regulatory Information and Affairs (OIRA) for review and approval. This “final rule” is anticipated to be the long-awaited final rule regarding Section 111 reporting penalties.

    Join us for a discussion of the history of the civil monetary penalty rule, how the government may apply reporting penalties, defenses to government penalties and a discussion of the changes that may be coming. The time to get informed is now! The “final rule” could take effect 30-60 days after publication. Click here to be notified when this webinar is scheduled.

    DRI and MARC (a national coalition of companies and other stakeholders with an interest in the Medicare Secondary Payer "MSP" Program) have partnered for over 10 years to bring attention to, build solutions for compliance with, and improve the MSP program.

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    The idea of “staged” accidents and motor vehicle accident fraud may seem like something out of a Fast and the Furious movie plot. However, those in the commercial transportation and insurance industries know that fraudulent accidents are an increasing problem that costs companies, insurers, and consumers billions of dollars each year. Far from a random, one-off act by an unsophisticated ne’er-do-well, fraudulent accidents are typically perpetrated by well-organized criminal rings. This presentation addresses common scenarios for staged accidents and fraudulent personal injury claims, as well as red flags that drivers, motor carriers, insurers, and defense attorneys should be on the lookout for when an accident or injury claim seems questionable. We will also discuss tips for investigating and defending against suspicious accidents and claims.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
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    When a witness tries to change their prior testimony on the stand, an effective impeachment will show the jury the witness is not credible. Conducting a clean impeachment with confidence is a key to ensuring the jury reaches the right conclusion. This program will develop attendees' understanding of impeachment evidence, how to lay a foundation to impeach prior testimony, how to use documents to impeach a witness and address related evidentiary issues. Attendees will learn and practice the step-by-step process for effectively impeaching a witness who provides inconsistent testimony or invents new facts on the stand. Attendees will practice the steps for impeaching a witness and receive feedback from experienced trial attorneys.

    The registration is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members or purchase the bundle of all three skills webinars for $300 for members or $600 for non-members. Registration for each hands-on, skills based webinar is limited to 30 to allow for maximum participation.
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    Opposing expert witnesses pose a unique challenge at trial. Effectively challenging an opposing expert’s opinions through cross examination is often a key to success. While each expert is unique, this program will equip attendees with replicable cross examination techniques and an understanding of how to challenge the conclusions of an opposing expert through reference to a learned treatise. Attendees will learn replicable cross examination techniques that can be used when deposing a witness or examining an expert at trial. Attendees will also learn how to use a learned treatise to impeach an expert.

    The registration is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members or purchase the bundle of all three skills webinars for $300 for members or $600 for non-members. Registration for each hands-on, skills based webinar is limited to 30 to allow for maximum participation.