ACI’s National Forum on Neurotrauma, Brain & Spine Medical Legal Issues in Philadelphia is the only event where law, science, and medicine intersect and provide practitioners with clarity and certainty with respect to the industry’s most pressing issues. The agenda will provide you with strategic advice, critical insights, and comprehensive updates for:

  • Creating litigation strategies for plaintiffs who present spine, neurotrauma, and brain injuries that can be labeled as malingering: what are the defenses available and challenges associated with utilizing/analyzing neuroimaging tests
  • Life care plans and assessment of economic damages
  • Neuroimaging tests: assessing the strengths and weaknesses of DTI, volumetric MRI, CT scan, PET scan, and others to detect areas of damage and admissibility under Daubert/Frye
  • How the Affordable Care Act factors into future economic damages for catastrophic injuries related to nuerotrauma, spine, and brain
  • Closed head injuries/concussions or mild to traumatic brain injury: subsequent cognitive brain damage/defects and causation/alternative causation theories
  • Relationship between neurosurgeons and neurologists: reviewing radiology reports and failing to diagnose properly
  • Malpractice litigation associated with neurosurgery and spine surgery
  • Infant and childbirth birth brain injury and differences with adult brain injury related to frequency/severity and causation issues
  • Complexities and challenges associated with spine injury: malpractice litigation, trial management, and maximizing client compensation
  • Hypothermia as a treatment for traumatic injury
  • Jury communication and advocacy: telling the story, deconstructing complex medical terms and using cutting edge tools for use as demonstrative evidence
  • Risk management in sports: sports related medical malpractice and youth and adult professional sports concussions

to ensure your place by calling 888-224-2480, faxing your registration form to 877-927-1563 or registering online.


The Union League of Philadelphia

140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102