Stop Nuclear Verdicts™ Now

Date & Time: Thursday, October 8 – 10:00AM-11:00AM PST
Speakers: Bob Tyson & Bill Johnson

This session will dive into the issues facing the healthcare industry in light of the COVID-19 health pandemic.   During the last decade, there have been numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice cases.  Now, due to compounding heightened expectations and exposures, medical malpractice lawsuits are on the rise.  This one-hour session will focus on how to apply important solutions using specific defense tactics to stop Nuclear Verdicts™, including accepting responsibility, personalizing the medical defendant, always giving the jury a defense number, demonstrating empathy, and Tyson & Mendes’ unique and highly effective approach to arguing pain and suffering at trial.

Program Objectives:

  • The causes of Nuclear Verdicts™ in medical malpractice cases. Are there patterns common to these Nuclear Verdicts™?
  • How to prevent Nuclear Verdicts™.
  • How to combat COVID-19 claims and the impact of the pandemic upon future juries in medical malpractice trials.


This program qualifies for 1.0 hour continuing education for BRN.  MCLE and ASHRM/CPHRM credit have been applied for and are pending.

Please reach out to SCAHRM for information regarding credits.