04/28/2021

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Zoom

The Bar Association of Baltimore City's
Solo/Small Firm Practitioner Committee
Andrew C. Cooper, Esq., Chair


Presents

Trying an Auto Negligence Case Without the Medical Bills from the Defense Perspective


Wednesday, April 28, 2021
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Via Zoom

 

Speaker

George H. Falter, III, Esq.



Moderator

Andrew C. Cooper, Esq.
Chair, Solo/Small Firm Practitioner Committee


This presentation by sole practitioner George Falter will include his observations, experiences, tips and recommendations for attorneys considering trying cases without medical bills, based on his experience defending such cases during his 20 years as defense counsel. The presentation will include:
 

  • Comparing this to the so-called “Reptile Approach”
  • Using a “Modified Reptile Approach”
     
  • Threshold matters, including choosing the appropriate case, knowing how to deal with liens and/or unpaid medical expenses, and avoiding the Attorney Grievance Commission
     
  • Filing the pretrial Motion to Exclude Evidence of Medical Bills, including relevant case law, and the limitations of said motion
     
  • Issues that might “open the door” to unwanted evidence of past medical expenses
     
  • Presenting the case at trial
     
  • Potential Outcomes - Tales from the Front


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