Thursday, January 19, 2023
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT

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Sheraton Westport Chalet 
191 Westport Plaza
St Louis, MO 63146

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Tracy Tabb
Brown & James, P.C.
(314) 242-5240

2023 Insurance Law & Medical Malpractice Symposium Registration 

Brown & James presents its annual symposium on trends in the law in-person this year. Missouri CLE is approved for 5.4 hours, and Illinois CLE is approved for 5 hours. Credit approval is pending for participants to receive Missouri Insurance CE ethics hours. 

New this year

Now offering two tracks
Brown & James will offer both general insurance defense and medical malpractice liability tracks.


Decision Makers: Missouri, Kansas and Illinois Case Law Update – 9 - 11 a.m.
Important decisions in Missouri, Kansas, and Illinois affect all phases of litigation. Our case law update will arm you with insights on what the courts are saying and how these holdings impact litigation defense.

 Morning breakouts– 11:10 a.m. – noon

The Real Appeal: Trial Tactics for Anticipated Appeals
This session will cover working with appellate counsel and framing issues to ensure preservation for future appeals.

Prep Steps: New Strategies for Effective Depo Prep
Our speakers will present a mock deposition including the best approaches for proper preparation. Learn how to best utilize consultants and practice for successful depositions.

Breakout Session 1 – 1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. (Choose One)

Losing My Religion? Trends and Topics with Insurance Bad Faith Litigation in Missouri and Kansas
Join us for a discussion about bad faith decisions and how they affect the insurance industry.

Under Consideration: Issues in Illinois Med-Mal Cases
This session will cover important topics in medical malpractices cases in the state of Illinois. Topics will include audit trails, expert issues, certificate of merit issues, and the use of medical illustrations and animation at trial. Learn about the options when the plaintiff’s expert is not in the same specialty as the defendant doctor.

Breakout Session 2 – 2 - 3 p.m. (Choose One)

Emerging Trends in Workers’ Compensation
This session will cover hot topics in workers' compensation and explore changes in this area over the past several years.

The Prosecution Does Not Rest: Criminal Cases in Healthcare Law
Medical providers are being charged with crimes for providing medical care. This session will cover criminal prosecution of healthcare providers, including the Supreme Court decision on abortion and what Missouri’s law says about it.