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2018 APITLA National Interstate Trucking Super Summit

August 6-8, Galveston, Texas

Join America's Top Plaintiff Trial Laywers and Leading Experts in Trucking Litigation to Learn Vital Tools and Tactics to Improve Your Case Results for Your Clients and Earn CLE Credits



Contact APITLA Executive Coordinator,
Stephanie Golfin for
Sponsorship and Registration Information at
sgolfin@apitlamerica.com or (888) 251-7893

Registration Pricing

  • $890.00 - APITLA Members
  • $1,350.00 - Non-APITLA members
  • $490.00 - Paralegals


Aug. 5 Setup and Early Registration
Aug. 6 General Session 8 AM - 2 PM
  & ATA Associates Tour 3 PM 6:15 PM
Aug. 7 General Session 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Aug. 8 General Session 8:45 AM - 1 PM
Register Online  or
Download PDF Registration Form
5222 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77551 map

APITLA Group Rate:
start at $269.00 per night
800-325-3535
Click Here to Book

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Exclusive Tour of ATA Assoctiates Engineering, Animation and Crash Re-Enactment Facility

A limited number of attendees will be able to tour ATA Associates Technology Center. Our exclusive tour will include live crash tests with human test subjects. We will view a rear end collision at 8 mph and a broadside crash at 20 mph. We will have the opportunity to observe FARO Scanning, ARAS Modeling/Reality Graphics, night video techniques and electronic downloads of automobiles and tractors.

The cost is $129.00 and pre-registration by June 21st is required.


SPEAKER SCHEDULE

Monday, August 6

TIME

SPEAKER

FROM

TOPIC

8:00-8:30

Dan Ramsdell

APITLA National Director

Welcome

8:30-8:50

SPONSOR TBA

Speaker TBA/Physician Life Care Planning, TX

Life Care Planning: Tenants, Methods, Best Practices and Non-Catastrophic Injuries

8:55-9:25

Richard Ziernicki, Ph.D., P.E.

Knott Laboratories, CO

Danger: Right Turning Semis

9:30-10:00

SPONSOR TBA

 

 

10:05-10:45

David Craig

Craig, Kelly & Faultless, IN

Collecting Evidence in Your Trucking Cases

10:45-11:00

BREAK

 

 

11:00-11:50

John Romano

Romano Law Group, FL

Proof and Argument of Defect in Truck Product Liability Cases

11:55-12:15

Jack Hill

Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart & Shipley

Enhancing Damages in Cases of Aggravated Liability

12:15-12:30

LUNCH PICK-UP

 

 

12:30-12:50

Jack Meligan

Settlement Professionals, Inc./ Plaintiff’s MSA & Lien Solution

Liability MSA’s and Medicare-Zero is the Hero

12:55-1:25

TBA

 

 

1:30-1:40

Allen Vaughan

ATA Associates, TX

 

2:00

SHUTTLE TO ATA

 

 

6:00*

Return to Venue

 

 

Tuesday, August 7


8:30-8:45

Day 2 Intro

 

 

8:45-9:05

SPONSOR TBA

 

 

9:10-9:40

Dan Ramsdell

Ramsdell Law Firm,
MO

Punitive Damages in Trucking Cases-the “Pucker Effect”

9:45-10:15

Michael Mogill

Crisp Video Group, GA

Strategies to Break Through the Noise: How to Get and Keep Your Ideal Client’s Attention

10:20-10:50

Gretchen Myers

Law Offices of Gretchen Myers, MO

 

10:55-11:05

BREAK

 

 

11:05-11:35

Quentin Brogdon

Crain, Lewis, Brogdon,
TX

Who’s Your Party?

11:40-12:10

Stephen Libman

Burnes & Libman, IL

Federal Preemption of State Law in Negligent Hiring Claims: Is the Broker Really Immune?

12:30-1:45

AWARDS LUNCH

 

 

1:55-2:35

R. James Amaro

Amaro Law Firm, TX

Truck Driver Qualifications: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

2:40-3:20

Howard Spiva

Spiva Law Group,
GA

Building a Presence in Your City

3:25-3:55

Edward C. “Ted” Bassett, Jr.

Mirick O’Connell, MA

Insurance Coverage and the MCS-90 Endorsement

4:00-4:30

 

Sekou Gary

Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson & Gary, FL

Painting Pictures:  The Importance of Demonstrative Evidence

4:35-5:05

Jon Davis

Ramsdell Law Firm, MO

 

5:10-5:40

Tanner Jones

Consultwebs, NC

Leaving an Impact-Successful Marketing Tips to Attract Trucking Cases from the Web

5:45-6:15

Joe Camerlengo, Jr./
Michael Samogala

Camerlengo & Anderson, FL/
NeuLife Rehab, FL

The Benefits of Post-Acute Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation in a Catastrophic Case

6:30-7:30

HAPPY HOUR

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 8/ Brain Injuries


8:30-8:45

Day 3 Intro

 

 

8:45-9:15

TBA

 

 

9:20-9:50

Darryl Isaacs

Isaacs & Isaacs, KY

Do's and Don'ts of Representing the Brain Injured

9:55-10:25

Edward L. “Lee” Norwind/
Mark E. Harris, M.D., J.D.

Karp, Wigodsky, Norwind & Gold, MD

Pituitary Impairment After Traumatic Brain Injury and Preparing Expert Witness Opinions, Reports, and Testimony

10:30-11:00

TBA

 

 

11:05-11:20

BREAK

 

 

11:35-11:45

Michael Mogill

Crisp Video Group

 

11:50-12:20

Dorothy Clay Sims

Law Offices of Dorothy Clay Sims, FL

Typical TBI Defense




SCHEDULE


Sunday, August 5th
1:00-3:30 pm Exhibit Set-up Grand Ballroom A & B
3:00-4:30 pm Early Registration/ Attendees

Monday, August 6th
7:45-8:30 am Breakfast Grand Ballroom A & B
8:10-11:00 am General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
11:00-11:15 am Break Grand Ballroom A & B
11:15-12:20 pm General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
12:20-12:40 pm Boxed Lunch Pick-up Grand Ballroom A & B
12:40-2:05 pm General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
2:20 pm Shuttle Departs for ATA Associates
2:50 pm Arrive at ATA Associates
3:00-6:15 pm Tour
6:15 pm Shuttle Departs to San Luis Resort
6:45 pm Arrive at San Luis/End Day 1

Tuesday, August 7th
7:15-8:00 am Breakfast Grand Ballroom A & B
8:00-10:40 am General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
10:40-10:55 am Break Grand Ballroom A & B
11:00-12:05 pm General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
12:15-1:30 pm Awards Luncheon (Sponsor/Vendor Introductions)
1:45-3:00 pm General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
3:00-3:15 pm Break Grand Ballroom A & B
3:15-5:20 General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
5:30-7:00 Happy Hour Grand Ballroom A & B/ End Day 2

Wednesday, August 8th
8:45-11:30 am General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
11:00-11:45 am Break Grand Ballroom A & B
11:45-1:00 pm General Session Grand Ballroom C & D
End day 3

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