Stern Presented "Jumping Over The Evidentiary Hurdles To Victory!"
April 17, 2007 - April 17, 2007
On April 17, 2007, CM Partner, Robert A. Stern (New York/New Jersey) presented a seminar to more than 23 claims professionals at one of Clausen Miller's clients. This client is the US wholly owned subsidiary of one of the largest and most renowned financial services providers in the world. The client leverages its parent's network in about 70 countries; insures nearly half of the world's Fortune 500 companies; writes €3.75 billion in gross premiums; employs more than 2,000 people worldwide; is rated “Very Strong” by Standard & Poor’s with a security rating of AA-; in 2004 its parent company's total revenues amounted to 96.9 billion euros; and its parent company has 60 million customers worldwide. The seminar, "Jumping Over the Evidentiary Hurdles to Victory," covered the law of evidence and the important principles underlying admissibility, exclusion and the foundational elements of proof. Robert discussed many of the evidence rules, such as: relevance, judicial notice, privilege and work product protections, expert disclosures and hearsay. They also discussed important evidence topics, such as: Daubert hurdles, use of documents/exhibits at trial, cross examination/types of impeachment, character and habit evidence. Throughout the seminar, Robert provided tips on developing and challenging an evidentiary case from the first notice of loss through adjustment to trial. He also provided actual case examples. The client stated: “We enjoyed it [the Presentation and] the feed back . . . is all positive. Great job." Should you be interested in a similar in-house evidence seminar, please feel free to e-mail Robert (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call him (212-805-3900).