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Personal Injury Law Conference 2023


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  • Start Date:2023-10-18 20:00:00
  • End Date:2025-10-18 20:00:00
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  • Level:Various
  • Topics:Litigation

$299.00 ["ProPass"]

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Overview

Join PBI for our 2023 Personal Injury Law Conference, to learn, compare, share, and challenge emerging developments, trends and practices in personal injury litigation.  Top personal injury lawyers, judges and experts gather to offer an information-packed agenda of topics that zero in on your practice. We bring you statewide geographic representation, plaintiff versus defense perspectives, updates on the many tangents of personal injury litigation, and trade secrets of the baby boomers and millennials, and the generations in between! Stay on top of the issues that are essential for your practice Take advantage of virtual lectures, diverse panels, access to the state’s most respected plaintiff’s and defense counsel and judges, and opportunities to ask your questions throughout the day. Agenda What About the Client? Navigating Your Client’s Wants and Needs (Ethics) Civil Practice Primer A Deep Dive into Trucking Automation and Telematics: Using Technology to Prove Your Case Advantages of Mediation: Tips for Litigators The Life of a Complex Case  The State of the Bar Now: New and Emerging Trends (Judges’ Roundtable) Sponsored by the PBA Civil Litigation Section, this Conference supports their mission to build community and a supportive network through innovative, informative and fun programming. All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. Recorded in October 2023.

You have a lot on your plate. We’ll help you stay on top of your compliance — in PA and beyond.

Meet The Faculty

Dianne Wainwright Esq.

Ms. Wainwright is the Deputy Court Administrator for the Civil Division of the Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania. Working closely with the Division’s Administrative Judge, The Honorable Christine Ward, Ms. Wainwright administers and manages the operations of the Civil Division. Together, Ms. Wainwright and Judge Ward work to improve access to the Court of Common Pleas for all litigants, and provide efficient, effective and fair case management for all cases filed in the Division. Prior to joining the Fifth Judicial District, Ms. Wainwright practiced law handling a variety of commercial matters for corporations, sole proprietors and businesses. Ms. Wainwright’s practice area focused largely on representing professionals (accountants, attorneys, engineers/surveyors, insurance agents, insurers etc.) in numerous contract and professional liability matters. Ms. Wainwright is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, serving on the Board of Governors. She is a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County where she serves on the Board of Governors, and as the Co-chair of the Diversity Committee. Ms. Wainwright serves as an ex-officio member of the State Civil Procedural Rules Committee and is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Court Managers. Ms. Wainwright also provides continuing education to professionals where her presentations focus on ethics/professionalism and reducing risks through improved practice management. 

Steven Tolliver Sr.

Since January 2014, Steven C. Tolliver, Sr. has served as an associate judge of the 38th Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  He has been engaged in the practice of law as an advocate and as a judge for a combined 42 years. Judge Tolliver began his legal career as a general practitioner, primarily engaged in a criminal defense practice. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert W. Williams, Jr. of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, before embarking on a career as a civil litigator in the public, private and corporate sectors.  He looks fondly back at the years he served  the City of Philadelphia as a   Chief Assistant City Solicitor, followed by years in the private sector career as a civil trial litigator as a shareholder in the firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman and Goggin and a corporate litigation counsel to Aetna Life Insurance Company of Hartford, Connecticut. Judge Tolliver has served as a Hearing Committee Member to the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court Pennsylvania. Judge Tolliver is a graduate of Villanova University Garey School of Law and Oberlin College and is also a proud Alumnus of Central High School, Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of the Montgomery Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the NAACP. He has served as Region III Director of National Bar Association and as an officer of the Commercial Law Section of the National Bar Association. He was a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He has spoken and written for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Defense Research Institute- Life Health and Disability Section, the American Law Institute-of the American Bar Association, and Eastern Claims Conference. 

David Kwass Esq.

David L. Kwass, a partner at Saltz, Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, PC, handles cases involving crane and aerial lift accidents, equipment tipovers, guardrail failures, automobile crashworthiness claims, electrical contacts, workplace falls, recreational products, and liquor liability. Mr. Kwass served as the Chairman of the State Civil Procedural Rules Committee. An active member of the American Association for Justice, Mr. Kwass is a past Chair of the Product Liability Section, and currently serves as Chairman of the Crane and Aerial Lift Litigation Group and Co-Chairman of the Guardrail Litigation Group. His passion for workplace safety and safe product design has resulted in over 100 separate verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million. Since 2012, he has been recognized each year as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. Mr. Kwass’ courtroom advocacy has earned multiple seven figure verdicts for his clients, including a $19,100,000 award in June 2021. Mr. Kwass is a 1987 graduate of Haverford College, receiving a B.A. with Honors. He earned a master’s degree from Georgetown University (1989), a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1992, and in 2002, a master’s degree with honors in Trial Advocacy from the Temple University School of Law. Mr. Kwass continues his association with Temple’s School of Law as an Adjunct Professor of Law in the ITAP Program, teaching advanced Civil Procedure, and lecturing in the LLM Program on various trial advocacy topics. He has mentored Temple’s trial teams on construction and product liability cases and served as the Coach of the Strawberry Mansion High School Mock Trial Team. An active author, Mr. Kwass’ publishing credits include “Heavy Lifting Ahead,” Trial, Vol. 55, No. 11 (November 2019) at p. 46; “Looking Out for Boom Lift Defects,” Trial, Vol. 53, No. 11 (November 2017) at p. 40; “Protect Your Life Care Plan,” Trial, Vol. 53, No. 4 (April 2017) at p. 52. “Building Your Case Against Architects and Engineers,” Trial, Vol. 51 (October 2015) at p. 30; “Defective Guardrails on Our Highways,” AAJ Product Liability Section Newsletter (Winter 2015); “Dealing in Dangers,” Trial, Vol. 50 (April 2014) at p. 36; “Defuse the OSHA Citation,” Trial, Vol. 49, No. 4 (April 2013) at p. 46; “Try Opening with a Videotaped Deposition,” Trial, Vol. 43 (April 2007) at p. 52; “Proving Your Case With Manufacturer Employee Depositions,” Trial, Vol. 42, No. 2 (February 2006) at p. 56; and “Law on Seat Belt Defense Continues to Develop,” Andrews Litigation Reporter Automotive, Vol. 24, Issue 15 (1/25/05). Mr. Kwass is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, and the Third, Fourth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals. He is an active member of the American and Pennsylvania Associations for Justice, and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. Away from work, Mr. Kwass is the principal owner of the Tria cafes in Center City, Philadelphia, where wine, cheese and beer are the focus.