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Clifford A.  Rieders, Esq.

Clifford Rieders is a partner in the Williamsport law firm of Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Waters & Dohrmann. He graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Coat of Arms Society and Academic Scholarships from New York University and received his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University in 1973. In Washington D. C. he worked for the Maritime Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce and for defense counsel Henry Rothblatt in the celebrated Watergate case. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Malcolm Muir, United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise include medical/hospital malpractice, personal injury actions, pharmaceutical/medical device cases and civil rigs issues, commercial cases, class actions, MDL and complex litigation including federal law issues. Current involvements include serving as Past President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association now called the Pennsylvania Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Bar Association, Past-Chair of the Amicus Curiae Committee, current member of the Political Action Committee and Chairperson of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Health Care Law Committee; Association of Trial Lawyers of America, now called American Association for Justice; Federal Bar Association, Past President of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter; American Law Institute, Consultative Group on Products Liability Restatement of Torts Third, Products Liability, General Torts and Apportionment of Liability projects; Emotional Distress and others. Mr Rieders is also the Past President and one of the original members of the Pennsylvania’s Patient Safety Authority, created by revisions to the Mcare Act in 2002. Mr. Rieders is a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Standard Civil Jury Instruction Committee, and The Civil Justice Foundation, Founding Sponsor. He was the first President of Citizens for Consumer Justice. He has written numerous articles and books on a variety of legal topics since 1975. He is a frequent op-ed writer.

Programs by Clifford A.  Rieders, Esq..

The Federal Tort Claims Act is the way that the federal government is sued for negligence. There are many exceptions to the Act and a complex framework with respect to when an entity and its employees are deemed to be covered by the F.T.C.A. The law ...

Program Number
30221
Program Date
2020-10-15
Category
Asset ProtectionBusiness Organizations & ContractsComplex LitigationConstitutional LawContractsEmployee Benefits & CompensationEmployment & Labor LawFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleHealth Care LawIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsMedical MalpracticeNegligence, Malpractice & Personal Injury Personal Injury
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CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

This subject is a culmination of many years lecturing on the subject of law and medicine and how the two interact. Subjects covered include peer review; risks and complications; the value of good bedside manners; how to avoid medical malpractice; wha...

Program Number
30274
Program Date
2020-11-05
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness LawBusiness Organizations & ContractsComplex Resolution StrategyHealth Care LawLaw Practice ManagementLitigation & Litigation SkillsMedical MalpracticePharmaceutical LawRegulatory and Administrative Law
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CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

This highly regarded program given by Cliff Rieders over more than 20 years has not yet been done in Pennsylvania for 2020. The Annual Update of Medical Malpractice covers the leading cases not only in the last year, but also draws, typically, from t...

Program Number
30288
Program Date
2020-12-17
Category
Federal CourtsHealth Care LawIn-House CounselMedical MalpracticeNegligence, Malpractice & Personal Injury Personal InjuryState Specific ProgramsState, Local and Municipal LawTelemedicine
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Restraints of trade are not something normally seen in state law, but there are many tort and contract issues that fall under the rubric of restraint of trade. The question of poaching employees, is one that has become a big item in connection with c...

Program Number
31177
Program Date
2021-08-04
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness Organizations & ContractsCorporate and Commercial LawEmployment & Labor LawFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleLabor Law
State
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study