Free Webinar on Auto Product Defect Trials Scheduled for July 23, 2020

On Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 12:30 p.m. EST (9:30 a.m. PST), a free TrialGuides webinar dedicated to the Tyndall v. Ford case will feature the commentary of Kent Emison, lead attorney in this six-week jury trial over an auto product defect.  The webinar will be hosted by Nicholas Rowley and will include Anne Dieruf as part of Trial by Human‘s webinar series dedicated to precedential and/or significant trials in civil litigation. Tyndall v. Ford was a case involving Che-Val Batts, an 11 year-old boy, who suffered life-altering injuries and a life of paraplegia because of a defective two-point lap belt.

This free webinar will feature commentary from Kent Emison on the Tyndall v. Ford case, featuring video footage from the trial itself. This will be a rare insight into a product liability trial, and will be hosted by Nicholas Rowley and will include Anne Dieruf as part of Trial by Human’s webinar series dedicated to precedential and/or significant trials in civil litigation. This free event will take place on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 12:30 p.m. EST (9:30 a.m. PST).

This free 2+ hour webinar will provide a rare and unique opportunity as it will include video segments from the trial itself, as the speakers highlight key strategies for identifying, litigating, and trying an auto defect, products, or personal injury case including:

  • Identifying auto defect cases

  • Strategy regarding who to sue and where

  • Discovery

  • Trial preparation and Focus Groups

  • Opening Statement, Cross Examination and Closing Argument

  • Highlighting and Illustrating Your Best Evidence

  • High/low agreements in trials

Trial Guides is the leading legal publisher and continuing education provider for the plaintiff’s bar. The company publishes practice-changing books including Rules of the Road, David Ball on Damages, Trial by Human, Don’t Eat the Bruises, Running with the Bulls, and many more. Trial Guides is the publisher of choice for lawyers who want practical cutting edge methods that help lawyers obtain better outcomes for their clients.

Practicing now for 30 years Kent Emison has risen to the top of his field as a Trial Lawyer and dedicated courtroom advocate for individuals and families in product liability, wrongful death, and catastrophic personal injury cases.  As a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and frequent lecturer to bar associations and trial lawyer groups nationwide, Kent has spent many years devoting 100 percent of his practice to not only litigating and trying product liability and serious injury and wrongful death cases, but also helping other lawyers learn how and find the courage to do the same.  Kent has served as lead trial counsel in numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and record setting settlements.  His litigation experience spans all across the United States.

Anne Dieruf has dedicated her entire career to battling large corporations on behalf of injured consumers and their families, specializing in injuries caused by automotive accidents and consumer product defects.  She has over fifteen years of trial law experience and is at the top of her field leading the way as the next generation of lawyers representing injury victims and families in complex product liability cases across the country.  Anne is a partner at the Jordan, Harrington & Rowley law firm in Denver, Colorado, and is regularly invited to lecture at product liability seminars across the country.

Nicholas Rowley is known throughout the country as a relentless Trial Lawyer with 156 jury trials under his belt.  He is the founder of Trial By Human and has dedicated his life to training and arming other lawyers.  Nick has won over $1.5 Billion Dollars in record-setting verdicts and settlements across the country.  The program, list serve, and seminars he puts on provide resources for other lawyers to learn how to become better trial lawyers.  Nick has served as an instructor at Gerry Spence’s famed Trial Lawyers College and delivers keynote addresses nationwide on his revolutionary approach to voir dire and damages. He has lectured and taught trial skills across the country in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, Missouri, Louisiana, Colorado, Arkansas, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Oregon, Washington, North Carolina, Idaho, California, and New York.

Video footage of the trial highlights will be courtesy of Courtroom View Network (CVN), the only news gathering organization exclusively focused on gavel-to-gavel video coverage of civil jury trials.  CVN offers the only existing online video archive of civil jury trials with tens of thousands of hours of fully-indexed, searchable video, including hundreds of expert witnesses and some of the top attorneys in the country. This library provides the unique opportunity to watch world-class trial attorneys at work in front of real juries in cases ranging from everyday slip-and-falls to bellwether products liability trials.  Upon the conclusion of the webinar participants will receive a coupon code for a 50% discount on a CVN video library subscription.  For more information or to sign up for a subscription, visit