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Money for Sex, Society & Companionship - Proving Loss of Consortium (March 7, 2013)

Date: 03/07/2013

Featuring: Tom Metier

Loss of consortium claims are some of the most meaningful and valuable claims available in tort law, yet many lawyers are afraid to bring these claims out of fear it will look like the lawyer or her client is “over-reaching.” This course will highlight the  perspective necessary to bring significant and proper consortium claims which will enhance your clients recovery and foreclose the appearance of over-reaching. You will learn how properly presented consortium claim testimony will enhance the personal injury damages claim of the physically injured spouse, as well as the value of the consortium claim itself.        

Tom Metier has obtained 7 figure consortium claim verdicts using these techniques and perspectives.   Join us March 7 for an informative hour that will benefit you, your clients and your practice.

About Your Speaker

T. Thomas Metier has represented seriously injured adults and children throughout the U.S. for over 28 years. His national trial practice focuses on victims suffering from brain injuries, paralysis, serious burns, amputations, wrongful death, birth trauma and nursing home abuse and neglect. Nationally known for innovative trial work, he continues to win multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for victims of insurance bad faith, oil field accidents, products liability, mining accidents, medical negligence and vehicle accidents including trucking, motorcycle, automobile and bicycle. A native of Iowa, Tom graduated Cum Laude from Coe College and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa. In 1981, he moved to Colorado and began fine-tuning his skills as a trial specialist and master storyteller. Today, he teaches trial skills at the Trial Lawyer’s College in Wyoming and at numerous speaking engagements across the country. He is often called upon by other trial attorneys to assist in the development and trial of their cases.  Named to The Best Lawyers in America, Tom serves on the faculty of the Trial Lawyers’ College and the Executive Board of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. He is a Board Certified Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a member of the American Association for Justice’s President’s club, the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, The
Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Larimer County Bar Association. He has been listed as a Colorado Super Lawyer each year from 2006 to 2010 and has received a Martindale Hubbell AV rating from his peers, the highest rating available.