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RSA Conference 2015 w/ keynote speaker Steven Teppler

The RSA Conference is the world’s leading information security conference and expositions held annually.  This year’s conference will be held on April 20 through April 24, 2015.  The venue for the conference will be at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, California.  This is a great opportunity to learn about IT security and its issues, including a wide range of other topics in technology.  The RSA conference is known for its cutting-edge developments in IT security and technology.   The goal of the conference this year is to provide an even more rewarding experience to attendees.  There will be a wide range...

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Superbug Kills Two Patients in North Carolina

[caption id="attachment_1378" align="alignleft" width="300"] Picture by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[/caption]Two Charlotte residents have died from superbug CRE in recent months, and about 15 people with CRE infections have been treated in Carolines HealthCare hospitals. The hospitals are now screening for people with CRE and isolating infected.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that some CRE bacteria have become resistant to most available antibiotics, and the bacteria can kill up to 50 percent of infected patients.  Recent News February 23, 2015: Superbug strikes again, killing two in North Carolina...

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2 Patients Exposed to Superbug Die At UCLA Medical Center

World News Videos | US News VideosTwo patients have died, and more than 160 were exposed to a deadly drug-resistent superbug known as CRE at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical center. The CRE bacteria (carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae) is resistant to all antibiotics. It can be passed from person to person, but healthy people are at lower risk.The exposure took place in a procedure where a scope is used to diagnose pancreaticobiliary disease. Recent News Feb 20, 2015: What You Should Know About ‘Superbug’ CRE Two deaths at the California medical center are linked to the bacteria, known as CRE, or carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Five other patients are...

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13th Annual Raymond Ehrlich Trial Advocacy Seminar

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 8:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Hyatt Regency Jacksonville RiverfrontThe Abbott Law Group trial lawyer Fred Catfish Abbott will be speaking at the seminar between 3:15– 4:15 p.m. in Jury Focus Groups.REGISTER EVENTSymposium Agenda8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks: A reminder on who Raymond J. Ehrlich was. Speaker: Bob Spohrer, Esq.9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Top Ten Mistakes Lawyers Make at Trial Speakers: Melissa Nelson, Esq. Chris Hazelip, Esq. Rick Block, Esq. Rutledge Liles, Esq.10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Taking and Defending Depositions/ Using Depositions at Trial Speakers: Joe Camerlengo, Esq. Alan Wachs, Esq.11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Bet the Company Litigation Panel Panelists: David...

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Unsterilized Intravenous Saline Solution Mistakenly Given Patients

The FDA warned that unsterile intravenous fluids were mistakenly given to over 40 patients, causing one death and multiple hospitalizations. Patients developed fever, headache, tremors, and chills. The Wallcur's simulated IV saline solution was delivered to surgical centers, medical clinics, and urgent care facilities in many states. Wallcur initiated a voluntary recall on Wallcur Practi-0.9‰.If you have been harmed by a defective medical device, Wallcur’s simulated IV saline solution, Practi-0.9% sodium chloride solution, please call Abbott Law Group at 877.292.1500 and get a legal help.ResourcesFDA Drug Safety 1/14/2015 WebMD 1/15/2015 USA Today 1/15/2015...

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Florida Justice Association Business Torts Seminar December 4, 2014

Business Torts Seminar How to Expand Your Personal Injury Practice to Include Business Torts Expand your personal injury practice by adding Business Torts to your practice. Come hear the experts speak on adding business torts to your already successful practice on topics such as class action, qui tam, FINRA securities arbitration, and electronic discovery in a commercial case.Abbott Law Group attorney Steven Teppler will talk about How to Streamline Production and reduce Costs.SEMINAR AGENDAProgram Co-Chairs: Seth Miles, Coral Gables, and Peter Mougey, Pensacola8:30 am – 8:35 am Welcome and Opening Remarks Seth Miles, Coral Gables and Peter J. Mougey, Pensacola, Program Co-Chairs8:35 am – 9:25 am Qui Tam: How to...

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Ebola Case – Flaw in Electronic Health Records System

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States was mistakenly sent home when he came to emergency room. Even though doctors knew that he comes from Liberia and had a fiver, they released him believing he had a low-grade viral infection.The hospital is saying that "there was no flow" in its electronic health records system, but it failed. Let's hope that the mistake at the hospital will not be repeated at other health facilities.Read More...

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Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar

Mass Tort Made Perfect is America’s #1 CLE seminar for plaintiff’s attorneys. The upcoming three day seminar will be at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas between October 8-10. The last seminar had over 750 attendees, and it was packed with dozens of speakers sharing their secrets to success along with valuable information.The Abbott Law Group attorneys F. Catfish Abbott and Steven Teppler will be keynote speakers on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.10:15 AM - How to Focus on Attorney and Staff Productivity to Produce Results 2:10 PM - E-Discovery Hot Tips and WarningsRead more about the Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar...

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Masters of Justice: Jury Selection Seminar – September 17-19, 2014

The Florida Justice Association's Annual Masters of Justice event is bringing you five seminars this year - Auto Negligence, Insurance and bad faith, Jury Selection, Medical malpractice and Civil Litigation for Paralegals & Legal Assistants. The attorney seminars are exclusively for FJA Members but the paralegal and legal assistants seminar is open to non-members.F. Catfish Abbott attorney will be demonstrating Voir Dire, a preliminary examination of a witness or a juror by a judge or counsel. With more than 34 years of experience and over hundred and thirty jury trials, Catfish has vast experience handling complicated cases.Seminar: Jury Selection Seminar Date: Thursday, September...

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