July 12, 2024


JULY 12th, 2024

La Cantera Resort & Spa

16641 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256

Tickets only $249

Join us at the Big Rig Boot Camp on July 12th, 2024, at the luxurious La Cantera Resort & Spa for an unparalleled educational experience. Spearheaded by the esteemed Michael Cowen, this event is your gateway to mastering trucking litigation with a deep dive into the industry’s intricacies. Unlock the secrets to holding trucking companies accountable, learn to empower jurors, and maximize case value with strategies proven in the courtroom. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to network and gain cutting-edge insights that will transform your approach to trucking cases. Secure your ticket now and be part of a community that’s reshaping the future of trucking litigation!

EVENT Takeaways
maximizing case value

Master the art of “Maximizing Case Value” in trucking litigation. Michael Cowen’s comprehensive approach unveils a nine-step method to dissect trucking cases, ensuring attorneys can pinpoint negligence and maximize settlements. Participants will learn to craft compelling narratives that frame trucking companies as the culprits, gain insights into the industry’s regulatory landscape, and navigate the complexities of traumatic brain injuries and expert witness utilization. This session is a deep dive into strategic litigation techniques that promise to elevate case outcomes and justice delivery.

illustrating unsafe choices

You will learn the critical skill of painting a vivid picture for the jury, demonstrating how trucking companies’ negligent decisions can lead to catastrophic outcomes. Michael Cowen will guide you through the process of uncovering and presenting evidence that reveals the unsafe practices of trucking companies, from violating regulations to cutting corners on safety measures.
This powerful narrative technique is designed to resonate with jurors, helping them see beyond the surface and understand the profound implications of these unsafe choices.

Revealing Insights Into This Niche Industry

Big Rig Boot Camp is a deep dive into the trucking litigation landscape, offering a rare glimpse into the factors that drive verdicts and settlements. Michael Cowen will share pivotal research and trends, shedding light on the legal nuances and industry practices that influence case outcomes.
Attendees will gain a strategic edge by understanding the interplay between carrier safety practices, driver infractions, and litigation tactics, equipping them with the knowledge to navigate this specialized field with confidence.

Decadent Desserts

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The Big Rig Boot Camp is an essential convergence of knowledge, covering crucial topics like the intricacies of traumatic brain injuries in trucking accidents, the strategic use and potential pitfalls of expert witnesses, and the impact of Texas House Bill 19 on litigation.Attendees will leave with a comprehensive understanding of these complex issues, equipped with the expertise to navigate the legal landscape effectively and advocate for justice.

8 Ways to Maximize Case Value


Hook ‘Em with the Opener

Learn how to craft an expert opening statement to engage the jury right from the beginning of the case and become the heroes of the trial story.


What to Expect When You’re Inspecting

So… you’ve got the truck – now what do you look for? We’ll review footage of a REAL truck inspection to show not only what to look for but what the insurance companies DON’T WANT YOU TO FIND to help you build your rock solid case!


Electronic Logging Devices

Trucker’s aren’t supposed to cheat, but they have been for years – we’ll show you how to catch them and potentially add millions of dollars in value to your cases.


Leveraging the Freedom of Information Act

In this session we will show you exactly what to look for in the documents received and how you can use that information to prove systematic negligence on the part of the trucking company and add significant value to your case.


Leverage Telematics Systems Data

Today’s trucks are equipped with sophisticated, integrated technologies that use GPS technology, sensors, and communication devices to collect and transmit real-time data on vehicle location, performance, fuel consumption and even driver behavior.


Getting the Most Out of your Expert Testimony

We’ve partnered with one of the country’s leading trucking experts to bring you a live demonstration of how to ask expert level questions, how to use demonstrative aids to bolster the expert’s testimony and how to get those aids admitted into trial.


Don’t Leave Money on the Table

Insurance companies will use every trick in the book to get out of paying what they owe, we’ll show you how to make sure they don’t get away with it. We’ll also discuss how to uncover other sources of coverage that you can use.



(But Make it Fun)

Every CLE event is required to have an ethics section – but it’s not required to be boring! Join us in a crowd favorite – Ethics Jeopardy! Nine lucky contestants get to play onstage and win prizes and one lucky someone will be crowned the champion and win a grand prize!



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Frequently Asked Questions

Which airport is nearest to the venue?

San Antonio International Airport (about 25 mins from venue)

Will you be offering a virtual option?

Big Rig Boot Camp is a LIVE and in-person event. We believe this is an event that should be experienced in person to obtain the most value. We look forward to seeing everyone in San Antonio!

When is Big Rig Boot Camp?

Big Rig Boot Camp will be on July 12th, 2024 at the La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio, TX.

Will there be lunch?

Lunch will be provided. If you have any food allergies, please email Isabella at to let us know.