The Defense and Plaintiff’s Perspective on Early Settlement of Birth Injury Cases

June 27, 2019 1:00pm

James Solomon Haliczer
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Haliczer, James Solomon (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Joseph S. Picchi
Shareholder
Galloway Lucchese Everson & Picchi (Pleasant Hill, CA)

Patrick E. Stockalper
Senior Partner
Kjar, McKenna & Stockalper, LLP (El Segundo, CA)

Norman D. Tucker
Of Counsel
Sommers Schwartz PC (Southfield, MI)

  • Developing an effective pre-suit process to resolve birth injury liabilities
  • Examining hospital training and policies for a real pre-suit approach to early settlement
  • Addressing the internal hospital structure and staff required
  • Exploring cost savings and lower settlement numbers
  • Analyzing the role of candor conferences and saying that one is sorry