Personal Injury Trials and Technology: A Plaintiff’s Perspective (Update)

(367 Ratings)

Produced on: April 07, 2017

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

In this program, an update to his highly regarded prior course on the topic, experienced trial lawyer and skillful negotiator Justin Blitz will detail trial tactics and strategies using technology to gain an advantage when trying a personal injury case to verdict. He will explain the use of technology to effectively communicate your message to younger jurors, New York’s ever-changing jury pool, and our social media-infused society’s proclivity for instant gratification.

Topics of discussion will include using technology for jury selection, openings and summations, the various types of demonstrative evidence at trial, and the effective use of technology for depositions and direct and cross examinations. Mr. Blitz will also highlight the use of technology to convey the severity of an injury or accident site, and to gain an edge with all types of evidence. Additionally, the program will analyze current case law and evidentiary issues at trial, providing additional resources to get viewers started with using technology in the court room.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Build your tool box of needed ammo to gain an edge with technology and demonstrative evidence
  2. Highlight the strengths of your case
  3. Use technology to gain information
  4. Shut down your adversary at trial and mediation


Justin Blitz

Schulman Blitz, LLP

Justin Blitz, Esq. is a partner at Schulman Blitz, LLP.  He focuses on litigating all types of civil cases from inception to resolution. An experienced trial lawyer and skillful negotiator, Mr. Blitz is a tenacious adversary who consistently gets great results for his clients regardless of the case or the challenges presented.

Mr. Blitz has tried cases throughout the state of New York and obtained several significant jury verdicts. He believes that the best results are achieved when every case is meticulously prepared for trial and this philosophy has enabled him to obtain scores of favorable settlements in all kinds of actions.

Mr. Blitz began his career under the tutelage of renowned trial attorney Richard E. Shandell at one of the nation's most prestigious plaintiffs' personal injury and medical malpractice firms. Distinguishing himself as a skillful litigator with a dynamic personality, Mr. Blitz successfully managed a large caseload of complex and high-profile negligence actions. He became known as an able trial lawyer and expert negotiator who successfully resolved hundreds of cases in arbitration, mediation, courtroom negotiation, and trial. Many of his achievements have been chronicled in the New York media.

In 2005, Mr. Blitz became the chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. As chairman and throughout his career, Mr. Blitz has lectured to attorneys at Continuing Legal Education events on a variety of topics.

In 2010 Mr. Blitz took over twenty cases to verdict with the majority of them being successful results for his clients.

In 2011 Mr. Blitz achieved for Schulman Blitz's clients via settlement or verdicts over two million dollars in compensation for harm caused by others negligence.

Mr. Blitz has established himself as one of the "go to" trial attorneys for other New York lawyers in the State that seek trial counsel on their most severe injury cases.  Many law firms throughout the State hire Mr. Blitz to try to verdict their most catastrophic injured clients' law suits.  This is due to his superb track record and prior verdict results.

Many of Mr. Blitz's cases have been chornicled in the New York media including articles and stories in The New York Post, The New York Times, CBS News, Telemundo and Noticero.

Mr. Blitz is a native of New York City and a graduate of Columbia Prep High School and the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his legal training at New York Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the courts of the State of New York and in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Blitz also has roots in the entertainment field, having owned and operated a successful booking and music management company.

At Schulman Blitz, LLP, Mr. Blitz litigates a wide variety of civil suits with an emphasis on motor vehicle collisions, negligent security, municipal liability, medical malpractice, labor law, negligent supervision and all types of premises liability.


Robert S.

nice presentation

Kathy M.

Excellent presentation!

Emily K.

Thank you!

Nina B.

Very insightful - recommended this CLE to a colleague starting her own firm with a focus on special needs education cases.

Shannon M.

Very informative!

Jeffrey W.

Best CLE course Ive have ever taken.

Frederic M G.

This is one of the best CLE programs I have viewed. A remarkable presentation by a remarkable presenter.

Dwight B.


Stephen L.


B. Shamus O.

He's maybe the best guy you have on these CLEs.

Raymond G.

Excellent speaker and course

Susan M.

Fantastic CLE! I can't wait to try out some of the technology that Justin Blitz suggested. I also appreciate his passion for his injured clients!

Joseph L.

Very useful, good speaker.

Brian F.


Amy R.

This is the best program I listened to. As a seasoned practitioner who reads the NY Law Journal daily, much of the information in CLE classes is not particularly helpful. But the information on current technology, and how to use it in personal injury, is not something that is readily available.

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