Publications

Publications

" The Carreras Trap & Stockton Excuse," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 22nd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2011.

" Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases," San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association 4 th Annual 'Real World' C.L.E., 2010.

"Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases," Texas Trial Lawyers Association Car Wreck Seminar, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, Houston Advocates Luncheon CLE, and Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2007-08.

" Avoiding a Grievance / Malpractice: When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy!" (Second Verse, Same as the First) ," State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2007.

" When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy," State Bar of Texas 22 nd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2006, and also Legal Ethics in Texas Seminar, 2005.

" The Money Pit: Liens and Subrogation Interests," State Bar of Texas 21 st Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2005.

" New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made-Whole Doctrine (Same Song - Second Verse)," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 15th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2004.

" New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made-Whole Doctrine," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 14th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2003, and also State Bar of Texas "Real Damages After HB4" Seminar, 2004.

" New Malpractice Caps Will Hurt Children, Elderly," San Antonio Express-News, December 11, 2003, at 7B.

" The Most Commonly Encountered Liens and Subrogation Interests in Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Negligence Cases," State Bar of Texas 19 th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2003.

" Arizona v. Youngblood: A Blueprint to Convict the Innocent? " 41 Baylor L. Rev. 775 (1989).

Featured In Articles

ABA Journal: " Tort Reform Texas Style: Med-Mal Caps Devastate Plaintiff and Defense Firms Alike," by Terry Carter (October 2006).

Texas Observer: " A Death in McAllen," by Dave Mann (September 25, 2005).

Speeches & Presentations

Faculty, Texas Advocacy College of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 and 2014.

"Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy!," San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE Luncheon, 2013.

"Does a Medical Malpractice Practice Still Exist in Texas?," St. Mary's Law School Student Chapter of the American Association of Justice, 2013.

"Chapter 74 Reports: You Might Not Need the Kitchen Sink Anymore," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 24th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2013.

"Recent Med Mal Cases 2012: The Good, The Bad and Really Ugly," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 23rd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2012;

"Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases," South Plains Trial Lawyer Association Luncheon, 2012.

"Top Ten Things a P.I. Lawyer Can Learn from a Med Mal Attorney," San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Real World C.L.E., 2011.

"The Carreras Trap and Stockton Excuse," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 22nd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2011.

"Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases," Texas Trial Lawyers Association Road Rules San Antonio - A Crash Course, 2011.

"Developing Case Theme and Theory," Texas Medical Board Trial Skills Course, 2011.

"Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases," San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association 4 th Annual 'Real World' C.L.E., 2010.

Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy!" (Third Verse)," Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio, 2009.

"New Paradigms: Life After Tort Reform," Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, 2008.

"Medical Malpractice Update," State Bar of Texas 24 th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, San Antonio, 2008.

"New Paradigms," State Bar of Texas Advanced Medical Malpractice Course, 2008.

"Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases," Texas Trial Lawyers Association Car Wreck Seminar, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, Houston Advocates Luncheon CLE, and Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2007-08.

"Ethics: Avoiding the Grievance Committee," San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association's 'Real World' CLE for Personal Injury Lawyers, 2007.

"Avoiding a Grievance / Malpractice: When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy!" (Second Verse, Same as the First)," State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2007.

"When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy," State Bar of Texas 22 nd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2006.

"Nursing Home Cases: Selection and Profitability," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 16th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2005.

"Recovering Damages After House Bill 4," State Bar of Texas 21 st Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2005.

"The Money Pit: Liens and Subrogation Interests," State Bar of Texas 21 st Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2005.

"When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy," Legal Ethics in Texas Seminar, 2005.

"New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made Whole Doctrine (Same Song - Second Verse)," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 15th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2004.

"Lien holders: Those Pesky Parasites," South Texas College of Law Personal Injury/Automobile Injury Conference, 2004.

"How do Liens and Subrogations Influence the Damage Equation?"

State Bar of Texas "Real Damages After HB4" Seminar, 2004.

"New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made-Whole Doctrine," Texas Trial Lawyers Association 14th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2003.

"Settlements, Liens and Ethics," State Bar of Texas 19 th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2003.

"Pressure Manometers: Standard of Care?" Cardiopulmonary Department of Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, 2000.

"Witness Preparation," Memorial Hermann Hospital System, 2000.

Mock Focus Group Presentation, Greater Houston Society of Healthcare Risk Management Education Day, Houston, Texas, 1999.

"Witness Preparation," Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton, L.L.P., Houston, Texas, 1999.

Mock Deposition of Dr. Janice Kay before Fourth Year Medical Students, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1998.

"Malpractice Claims: Avoiding the Trap," Plastic Surgery Service, Dermatology Service, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1996.

Texas Medical-Legal Jurisprudence Course, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1991-1994.

"Statutory Hurdles to the Removal of Corneal Tissue," Lion's Eye Bank, Houston, Texas, 1994.

"Discoverability of House Staff Evaluations," Graduate Medical Education Committee, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1994.

"Specialized Discovery Devices," University of Houston Law Foundation, Advanced Civil Discovery Seminar, Dallas, Texas, 1994.

"Discoverability of Credentials Files," Regional Risk Managers, Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, Texas, 1993.

"Medical Malpractice: Theory and Prevention," Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1992.