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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month, The Brain Injury Association of Arizona will be hosting :

Rays of Hope: A Conference for Survivors of Brain Injuries and Families
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
For More information, visit The Brain Injury Association of Arizona

AFA Conference Session: Fiduciary Professional Liability Claims Review

The AFA is pleased to announce that it has added the following session to our March 4 - 5, 2010 conference agenda:

Fiduciary Professional Liability Claims Review

This session will survey several real-life professional liability fiduciary claims in order to examine the circumstances that gave rise to those claims, to explore preventative measures for avoiding such circumstances, and ultimately such claims.

Andrew R. Jones, partner of Furman Kornfeld & Brennan, specializes in legal malpractice, professional liability, insurance coverage litigation and directors’ and officers’ liability. He has drafted various insurance policy forms for international insurers, and has advised on coverage matters both in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Jones is admitted to practice in the State of New York, and in the U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Lawrence D. Hilton, founder of Dominion Insurance Services, serves professionals in a wide range of disciplines. His prior law practice focused on professional liability defense and insurance coverage. He belongs to the California and Utah Bar Associations, holds insurance licenses in all 50 states, and is a Lloyd’s of London coverholder.


Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals held in special action proceeding that when plaintiff’s decedent shared a hospital room with a fellow patient who witnessed events material to plaintiff’s claims against the hospital and other defendants, the trial court did not violate the witness’s physician-patient privilege by ordering the defendant hospital to disclose to plaintiff’s counsel, under seal, the name, address, and telephone number of the witness. Carondelet Health Network V. Atteberry; No; Travmed USA 2 CA-CV 2009 0019; Opinion Filed: 06/12/2009