CARL BETTINGER has litigated hundreds of personal injury, medical malpractice and nursing home neglect claims. Author of Twelve Heroes, One Voice: Guiding Jurors to Courageous Verdicts (Trial Guides 2011), he has some of the largest personal injury verdicts in New Mexico, first for $54 million in a 2007 trial involving a ManorCare nursing home and then, with co-counsel Greg Chase, for $54.1 million in a 2009 trial involving a ResCare home. He practices in New Mexico and nationally, has an active consulting practice, and is an invited speaker at CLE’s across the country. Carl helps attorneys to bring trials alive, utilizing a variety of non-conventional approaches, including those from improvisational acting, storytelling and psychodrama. Before attending University of New Mexico Law School, Carl went to medical school at Boston University School of Medicine and then completed an internal medicine residency at The University of New Mexico. In his spare time he goes fishing.