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LAWS 6106. Pretrial Practice: Medical Malpractice. 2 Units.

This advanced skills course is a specialized version of the Pretrial Practice (Civil) course. The focus is on the work of counsel for plaintiffs and defense counsel in medical malpractice cases including pleading, discovery, motion practice, and settlement negotiation. The course will emphasize the special problems confronted in medical malpractice cases such as obtaining and interpreting medical records and dealing with expert medical witnesses.