An Essential Guide to Wrongful Death Action Cases

Date: Dec 8, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Member Price: $172

Non-Member Price: $215

Event Code: I104123

Areas of Law: Civil Trial Bar

Earn up to 4.5 credits! (More Information)

Faculty

Keynote

Moderator

K. Raja Bhattacharya, Esq.
New Jersey Association For Justice, Inc., NJSBA
Bendit Weinstock PA, West Orange

Presenters

Hon. Raymond A. Reddin, JSC (Ret.)
Hall Booth Smith, PC, Saddle Brook
Kristin Kucsma, MA
Sobel Tinari Economics Group, Livingston
Evan J. Lide, Esq.
Stark & Stark, Hamilton
Dr. Peter Salgo, MD
NYC
Renee J. Sherman, Esq.
Ruprecht Hart Weeks & Ricciardulli LLP, Westfield

Join us for an in-depth guide on how to handle a wrongful death or survivor action

Wrongful death actions are a unique type of personal injury action. In these cases, the parties and the damages that can be collected differ from the typical personal injury claim. At this seminar, a panel of well-respected New Jersey personal injury practitioners along with a former presiding civil trial judge and an expert will offer a well-rounded perspective on this ever-growing area of law. They will also offer strategic tips specific to handling cases wrongful death action cases. 

Topics include:

  • Review of Wrongful Death Act (N.J.S.A. 2A:31-4) and recent case law;
  • Causes of action and who may file a lawsuit?;
  • Damages- what sort of damages are allowable in a wrongful death case and how both sides deal with them:
    • economic damages,
    • pain and suffering;
  • Statute of limitations;
  • Expert testimony;
  • Jury verdicts;
  • Trial strategies; and
  • Mediation of wrongful death claims.

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.5 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ Civil Trial Attorney Credit: 4.5, NJ General: 4.5).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 4.5
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 3.5
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.

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