(Webinar – originally presented on April 29, 2020)
This half-day webinar is a must for any paralegal (or lawyer) involved in personal injury litigation in the Small Claims Court. A variety of topics will be covered, including jurisdiction, common types of claims, limitation periods, pleadings, special liability considerations, damages, evidence, advocacy and practice considerations. Whether you are a seasoned paralegal, or just getting started in the business, this webinar will give you a better understanding of the issues involved in personal injury litigation. The session will give you practical and real-life information they don’t teach you in school. Even litigators who just want a refresher will benefit from this webinar.
*Common types of claims, including special liability issues and limitation periods;
*Drafting effective pleadings
*Evidence and how to gather it
*Damages – types and how to assess
*Advocacy from before issuing a claim through to the end of trial
*Practice considerations, including retainers and maintaining documentation
Reference and precedent materials are available for download
This program contains 30 minutes of Professionalism Content.
This program contains 2 hours of Substantive Content