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FREE Webinar: Navigating Rough Waters
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FREE Webinar: Navigating Rough Waters


When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Federal Bar Association


The Federal Bar Association will host panelists, Hon. Frank Maas (ret), George Gaitas, Esq., and Paul Sterbcow, Esq. to discuss best practices for mediating seaman’s and longshoreman’s personal injury claims from the perspectives of a former magistrate judge and current private mediator, ship owner defendants, and injured plaintiffs. The seminar will include a brief overview of applicable statutes and concepts, including Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, and maintenance and cure. The panelists will provide an analysis of mediation – specific to the maritime environment, including when to bring a case to mediation - timing, pre-mediation negotiations, opening sessions, and arriving at settlement.

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