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Classwide Damage Models in Consumer Class Action: Practical Guide

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 2:00 pm 09/11/2019 5:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Classwide Damage Models in Consumer Class Action: Practical Guide The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=144867\r\n As noted by the Supreme Court in its Comcast v. Behrend decision, a plaintiff should have an adequate classwide damage model to obtain class certification. Typically, these damage models are being challenged at the certification stage. Adding to the complexity are the federal courts’ seemingly inconsistent decisions following the Comcast ruling. The conflicting decisions about how individualized damages affect a court’s assessment of predominance under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3) have caused confusion among parties and lawyers. \n \nThus, counsel to both plaintiffs and defendants must have a keen understanding of the various types of damage models as well as how to effectively advance or oppose the plaintiff’s damage calculations using expert witnesses. \n \nJoin a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of supporting or attacking a damage model in consumer class action and as they delve into the in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate. \n \nThis LIVE Webcast will discuss the following: \n \n \n Types of Classwide Damage Models \n Notable Case Decisions \n \n Comcast Corp. v. Behrend \n Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo \n \n \n Recent Litigation Issues \n Effective Use of Expert Witnesses \n Practical Litigation Tips for Defendants and Plaintiffs \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/consumer-class-action/

Online CLE Classwide Damage

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Classwide Damage Webinar. As noted by the Supreme Court in its Comcast v. Behrend decision, a plaintiff should have an adequate classwide damage model to obtain class certification. Typically, these damage models are being challenged at the certification stage. Adding to the complexity are the federal courts’ seemingly inconsistent decisions following the Comcast ruling. The conflicting decisions about how individualized damages affect a court’s assessment of predominance under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3) have caused confusion among parties and lawyers.

Thus, counsel to both plaintiffs and defendants must have a keen understanding of the various types of damage models as well as how to effectively advance or oppose the plaintiff’s damage calculations using expert witnesses.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of supporting or attacking a damage model in consumer class action and as they delve into the in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate.

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following:

  • Types of Classwide Damage Models
  • Notable Case Decisions
    • Comcast Corp. v. Behrend
    • Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo
  • Recent Litigation Issues
  • Effective Use of Expert Witnesses
  • Practical Litigation Tips for Defendants and Plaintiffs

Agenda

Samantha Iyengar, Senior Consultant
NERA Economic Consulting

Who Should Attend

  • Consumer Class Action Lawyers
  • Litigators
  • Corporate Counsel

Online CLE Classwide Damage

Samantha Iyengar, Senior Consultant
NERA Economic Consulting

Online CLE Classwide Damage

Online CLE Classwide Damage

Samantha IyengarSenior ConsultantNERA Economic Consulting

Dr. Samantha Iyengar is a Senior Consultant in NERA’s Intellectual Property Practice. She specializes in survey research, sampling, and statistical analysis, and has applied her expertise to matters involving class action, intellectual property and other litigation, as well as market research and criminal justice issues. Dr. Iyengar’s work has involved survey design and application, sample design and estimation, and data management and analysis. Dr. Iyengar has worked on a variety of survey and sampling litigation projects, including false advertising, purchase and use behaviors, likelihood of confusion, patent issues, wage and hour, and other issues involving consumer perceptions and behavior. She has submitted written reports relied upon in mediation. She also has experience using discrete choice methodology, such as conjoint and MaxDiff surveys, to quantify consumer demand for particular characteristics and features that make up individual products or services.

Online CLE Classwide Damage

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of class action litigation

Course Code:
   148505

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

Website: https://www.nera.com/

Dr. Samantha Iyengar is a Senior Consultant in NERA’s Intellectual Property Practice. She specializes in survey research, sampling, and statistical analysis, and has applied her expertise to matters involving class action, intellectual property and other litigation, as well as market research and criminal justice issues. Dr. Iyengar’s work has involved survey design and application, sample design and estimation, and data management and analysis. Dr. Iyengar has worked on a variety of survey and sampling litigation projects, including false advertising, purchase and use behaviors, likelihood of confusion, patent issues, wage and hour, and other issues involving consumer perceptions and behavior. She has submitted written reports relied upon in mediation. She also has experience using discrete choice methodology, such as conjoint and MaxDiff surveys, to quantify consumer demand for particular characteristics and features that make up individual products or services.

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