THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20        FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21        SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22


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Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Conference Registration
 
 
Thursday
12:50 PM - 1:00 PM
Welcome
 
 
Thursday
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Understand and Using ECM and Telematics Data
 
 
Thursday
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Understanding Key Trucking Documents
 
 
Thursday
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Rapid Fire Rules (Driver): Handling Cases Involving Left Turns, Right Turns, U-Turns, Parking and Route Planning
 
 
Thursday
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Exhibitor Introductions
 
 
Thursday
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Rapid Fire Rules (Driver): Hazard Perceptions, Following Distance, Intersections and Backing
 
 
Thursday
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Break
 
 
 
Thursday
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Technology Tips for Trucking Lawyers
 
 
Thursday
4:00 PM -4:30 PM
Rapid Fire Rules (Driver): Handling Cases Involving Night Driving and Conspicuity
 
 
Thursday
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rapid Fire Rules (Driver): Handling Cases Involving Bad Weather
 
 
Thursday
5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Trust Administration
 
Thursday
5:20 PM - 5:55 PM
Deposing the Truck Driver: Art and Science
 
 
Thursday
5:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Sponsor: Deposition Video Services
 
Tim McCarble
 
Thursday
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall Sponsored by Forge Consulting
 
 
 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

 
FRIDAY
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
 
 
 
New Trucking Lawyers Division 7:30 AM - 8:50 AM
 
 
Friday
7:30 AM - 7:50 AM
Setting up and Defending Daubert Challenges
 
 
 
Friday
7:50 AM - 8:20 AM
You Got a Trucking Case-What to do ASAP: Dealing with Defense Counsel/Adjuster, Spoliation, Preservation and Initial Investigation
 
Friday
8:20 AM - 8:50 AM
Identifying All Defendants and Coverage
 
 
 
Friday
8:50 AM - 9:20 AM
FMCSR Overview from MCCD Officer
 
 
 
Friday
9:20 AM - 9:35 AM
Exhibitor Introductions
 
 
Friday
9:35 AM - 10:10 AM
Motor Carrier Claims: Negligent Hiring, Qualifying, Supervising and Retention
 
 
 
Friday
10:10 AM - 10:25 AM
Break
 
 
Friday
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM
Top Legal Issues Facing Trucking Practitioners Today
 
 
 
Friday
10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
Arguing Love and Affection Damages
 
 
 
Friday
11:35 AM - 11:50 AM
The Evolution of Processing Tractor Trailer Cases
 
 
 
Friday
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
Arguing Pain and Suffering Damages
 
 
Friday
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Sponsored Luncheon by Law Tigers
and Award Ceremony
 
 
Friday
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Mastering the 30(b)(6)
 
 
Friday
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Examining the Trucking Company Safety Director and Designee
 
 
Friday
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Handling Bus Cases
 
 
Friday
3:40 PM - 3:55 PM
Break
 
 
Friday
3:55 PM - 4:25 PM
Understanding HOS - ELD
 
 
Friday
4:25 PM - 4:40 PM
Exhibitor Introductions
 
 
Friday
4:40 PM - 5:10 PM
Top Five Advanced Tips for Trucking Cases
 
 
Friday
5:10 PM - 5:55 PM
Video Inspection Demo - What Every Trucking Lawyer Needs to Know About Tractors and Trailers
 
 
Friday
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
New Trucking Lawyers Division Meeting and Reception (open to lawyers that are new to handling trucking litigation)
 
Friday
8:00 PM
Group Outing to Wildhorse Saloon
Includes dinner, one drink ticket and cash bar
     

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

 
Saturday
7:15 AM- 8:30 AM
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
 
 
 
New Trucking Lawyers Division
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
 
 
Saturday
7:30 AM - 7:50 AM
What is a Commercial Motor Vehicle
 
 
Saturday
7:50 AM - 8:20 AM
The Complaint and Discovery in Trucking Cases
 
 
Saturday
8:20 AM - 8:45 AM
Expert Witnesses in Trucking Cases
 
 
Saturday
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Effective Motions in Limine in Trucking Cases
 
 
Saturday
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Mastering the Muddled Maze of Medicare and Liability MSAs
 
 
Saturday
9:30 AM- 10:00 AM
Negotiating Claims and Terms of Settlement
 
 
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Break
 
 
 
Saturday
10:15 AM - 10:55 AM
Focus Groups in Trucking Cases
 
 
Saturday
10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
Jury Selection and Opening in a Trucking Case
 
 
Saturday
11:35 AM - 12:10 PM
Broker Cases Demystified: How to Know if You Have One, What Discovery to Obtain, Theories of Liability, Problems and Double Broker Cases
 
 
Saturday
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Luncheon Sponsored by Physician Life Care Planning
 
 
 
Saturday
1:10 PM - 1:45 PM
Editing Case for Trial - The Fast Trial - What is Case Really About?
 
 
Saturday
1:45 PM- 2:15 PM
Demo: Closing Argument - Right Verdict for Right Reason
 
 
Saturday
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Demo: Closing Argument - Ask for the Money
 
 
Saturday
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Break
 
 
Saturday
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Lessons Learned from the $89.6 Million Verdict Against Werner Enterprises
 
 
Saturday
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Getting Personal: Who is the Real Villain in the Truck Crash Case?
 
 
Saturday
4:15 PM
Adjourn
 
 


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