New York Trial Lawyers Association President Speaks on "Impeaching Defense Expert" During Melvin Belli Society Seminar at AJA 2008 Annual Convention

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New York State Trial Lawyers Association President Jeff Korek will present "Impeaching Defense Expert, as to Objectivity and Expertise in the Relevant Field" during the 61st Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar on Friday, July 11, 2008. Using Francisca Parra, et. al. v. Melissa Marut, R.N., et. al, Korek maintains that previous expert witness testimony can be used in a case; that experts should be aware that their testimony can be used in other cases and that law firms should maintain databases of expert witness testimony. This annual seminar is the kick-off event for the American Association for Justice 2008 Annual Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Korek is a partner in the New York personal injury law firm Gersowitz, Libo & Korek.

So it's vital that the expert understands that his or her testimony may be used in this way. To help manage this information, law firms must maintain expert witness testimony databases.

New York State Trial Lawyers Association President Jeff Korek will present "Impeaching Defense Expert, as to Objectivity and Expertise in the Relevant Field" during the 61st Melvin Belli Society Seminar on Friday, July 11, 2008. Using Francisca Parra, et. al. v. Melissa Marut, R.N., et. al., Korek explains 10 minutes how he has effectively used expert witness testimony in a medical malpractice case. This annual seminar kicks off the American Association for Justice 2008 Annual Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"It's important for attorneys to know that it's perfectly ethical to use expert witness testimony from a previous case," says Korek. "So it's vital that the expert understands that his or her testimony may be used in this way. To help manage this information, law firms must maintain expert witness testimony databases."

Korek adds that his personal injury and medical malpractice law firm, Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, has maintained an expert witness database since the early 1990's.

Founded in 1979 to champion creativity in the trial bar, the Melvin M. Belli Society honors its namesake, Melvin M. Belli, a renowned litigator who won numerous high profile cases using creative approaches in representing his clients.

About Jeff Korek
Korek joined the Gersowitz, Libo & Korek in 1991 as partner and is a key litigator specializing in Medical Malpractice and Construction Accidents. Known for his aggressive style, Korek has a history of successful litigation and settlements during his 15 years at the firm. He is currently the President of New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) and the immediate past President of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
About GLK

Gersowitz, Libo & Korek (GLK) is a New York and New Jersey personal injury and medical malpractice law firm that's passionate about helping seriously injured people. Our clients are seriously injured in auto accidents, construction accidents, by defective products or through doctors' mistakes. They and their loved ones deserve dignity and justice, and we work hard to deliver for them. For more information, call: 1-800-LAW-9997 or visit: http://www.lawyertime.com

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