JAMS Mediation Week 2015 - Walnut Creek
Join JAMS as we highlight the Section of Dispute Resolution of the ABA’s 2015 Mediation Week. This year’s theme is “Mediation: Successes, Challenges, Trends and the Next Generation: Looking to the past, present and future.” We will be hosting a variety of complimentary events in all of our local resolution centers and nationwide.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Medical Malpractice Settlements in a Post Rashidi v. Moser World
Registration and Lunch - 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Complimentary CLE - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
1.5 Hour General MCLE credit
JAMS Moderator: Ken Gack, JAMS
Outside Speaker: Rich Conti and Noel M. Ferris
In December 2014, California’s high court ruled in the Rashidi v Moser case that the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act’s $250,000 cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice suits doesn’t require that jury awards of noneconomic damages be reduced by a pretrial settlement with a jointly liable party, overturning a lower court decision. This experienced panel will discuss the impact of this ruling on medical malpractice mediations and settlements.
JAMS Walnut Creek Resolution Center
1255 Treat Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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