Areas of Practice

  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Defamation Cases
  • Birth Injury / Cerebral Palsy
  • Kaiser Medical Malpractice
  • Medication Errors
  • Pharmacy Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence & Elder Abuse
  • Truck, Automobile, Motorcycle and Bicycle Accidents
  • Dangerous Drugs
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Premises Liability and Falls
  • Burns and Propane Explosions
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Elisa's Lectures and Presentations

DATE EVENT
October 2011 “Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Why you need them; How to obtain them; How to read them.”
  • CAOC Nationwide Webinar with David E. Smith
July 2011 “2011 Medicare Lien Procedures Update: New Procedures, New Forms, New Timelines”
  • CCTLA Lien Seminar
  • Sacramento, CA
March 2011 “2011 Medicare Lien Procedures Update: New Procedures, New Forms, New Timelines”
  • CAOC/CCTLA Annual Tahoe Seminar
  • Lake Tahoe, California
November 2009 “Ten Steps to Faster Medicare Lien Resolution.”
  • San Francisco TLA Medical Lien Panel
  • San Francisco, California
June 2009 “Ten Steps to Faster Medicare Lien Resolution”
  • Nationwide Web Seminar
May 2009 “Ten Steps to Faster Medicare Lien Resolution"
  • Capital City TLA Medical Liens Update
  • Sacramento, California
March 2009 “For Your Toolbox: The ‘Ultimate’ Lien Questionnaire, Form Letters to Lien Claimants, Fee Contract Provisions re Liens”
  • CAOC & CCTLA Annual Tahoe Seminar
  • Lake Tahoe, California
May 2008 “2008 Update: Reducing the Medicare Claim for Reimbursement”
  • Nationwide Web Seminar Sponsored by CAOC
March 2008 “Ethical Considerations in Handling Lien Issues”
  • CAOC & CCTLA Annual Tahoe Seminar
  • Lake Tahoe, California
September 2007 “2007 Update: Cutting Through the Red Tape since the 2006 Medicare Reorganization”
  • San Francisco TLA Medical Lien Panel
  • San Francisco, California
May 2007 “Working with Opposing Counsel to Eliminate Potential Contingent Liability for a Medicare Lien”
  • Medical Lien Seminar
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
March 2007 “Medicare Lien Procedures Update: Handling Medicare Liens Through the New Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contractor”
  • CAOC College of Trial Arts & CCTLA Annual Tahoe Seminar
  • Lake Tahoe, California
September 2006 “Reducing the Medicare Claim for Reimbursement”
  • San Francisco TLA Medical Lien Panel
  • San Francisco, California
August 2006 “Reducing the Medicare Claim for Reimbursement”
  • San Jose TLA Medical Lien Panel
  • San Jose, California
November 2005 “Reducing the Medicare Claim for Reimbursement”
  • CAOC Annual Conference
August 2005 “Reducing the Medicare Claim for Reimbursement”
  • Capital City TLA Medical Liens Update
  • Sacramento, California
January/February 2006 “New Cases May Protect Wrongful Death Recoveries from Medi-Cal and Medicare Reimbursement Claims: Ahlborn v. Arkansas Dept of Human Services; Fitch v. Select Products”
  • Published Article
  • The Litigator