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Effective Use Of Medical Records In Personal Injury Litigation

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST
Length: 90 minutes

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration for Session Only: $199.00

Registration plus Session Recording and Written Materials: $268.00


Personal injury litigation requires the effective and efficient use of medical records.

Personal injury litigation requires the effective and efficient use of medical records. In order to present your case persuasively, you must have an understanding of how to collect medical records, how to use them during discovery and how to present them to a jury.

This topic discusses both plaintiff and defendant perspectives, and it will explain the role of medical evidence in the context of personal injury litigation and how to integrate medical records into your case.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Begin With the End in Mind

  • Identifying and Understanding Medical Records
  • Role of the Paralegal and Nurse Consultant
  • Record Management

Collecting Medical Records

  • Subpoenas
  • Types of Records
  • Practice Pointers for Retrieving Records and Complying With Ethical Rules
  • Common Hurdles and How to Handle Under Ethical Rules
  • Working With Health Care Providers

Analyzing Medical Records

  • Symbols
  • Common Diagnostic Tests and Terminology
  • Medical Literature

HIPAA Considerations

Questions and Answers

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CLE
  • NALA
For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.

Instructor Profile:

Thomas J. Mazziotti, Hall Booth Smith, P.C.

  • Partner in the Atlanta Office of Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
  • Trial lawyer and is the co-chair of the Product Liability Practice Group
  • Concentrates practice on product liability, health care, fire cause and origin, and transportation matters
  • Counsels clients on product safety and reporting, including product recall and regulatory compliance before government agencies, such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He also represents health care providers and company executives with risk management matters and with government or internal investigations
  • Achieved the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell law directory
  • Member of numerous professional and civic organizations
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Georgia State University College of Law; B.A. degree, Washington & Lee University
  • Can be contacted at 404-954-6941 or

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