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Navigating Mass Torts Litigation Strategies in Light of Recent Case Verdicts

Live Webcast Date: Monday, May 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET)
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Add Reminder to My Calendar 05/20/2019 11:00 am 05/20/2019 1:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Navigating Mass Torts Litigation Strategies in Light of Recent Case Verdicts 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=102817\r\n A large number of mass torts filed over the previous year involve drugs including Xarelto, Risperdal, Opioids and Pradaxa.  One notable case is the mass tort against pharmaceutical giant Hoffmann La-Roche with over 500 lawsuits claiming that users of the company’s acne drug Accutane, developed inflammatory bowel disease. The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hoffmann La-Roche with its dismissal of the mass tort case. The Court said that the plaintiffs failed to prove that Roche failed to provide internal research to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). \n \nUnderstanding mass tort case verdicts such as this, as well as the upcoming ones, is critical in devising effective litigation strategies. \n \nJoin a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of bringing or defending against a mass tort lawsuit and as they delve into the 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 \nSome of the major topics that will be covered in this course are: \n \n \n Mass Torts Litigation – Overview and Statistics \n Recent Trends and Developments \n Notable Cases and Verdicts \n Top Issues and Challenges \n Best Litigation Strategies \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/navigating-mass-torts-litigation/

Online CLE Mass Torts Litigation

A large number of mass torts filed over the previous year involve drugs including Xarelto, Risperdal, Opioids and Pradaxa.  One notable case is the mass tort against pharmaceutical giant Hoffmann La-Roche with over 500 lawsuits claiming that users of the company’s acne drug Accutane, developed inflammatory bowel disease. The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hoffmann La-Roche with its dismissal of the mass tort case. The Court said that the plaintiffs failed to prove that Roche failed to provide internal research to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Understanding mass tort case verdicts such as this, as well as the upcoming ones, is critical in devising effective litigation strategies.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of bringing or defending against a mass tort lawsuit and as they delve into the 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.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Mass Torts Litigation – Overview and Statistics
  • Recent Trends and Developments
  • Notable Cases and Verdicts
  • Top Issues and Challenges
  • Best Litigation Strategies

Who Should Attend

  • Mass Tort Litigation Attorneys
  • Attorneys Defending Class Actions
  • In-House Counsel
  • Litigation Officers
  • Legal Executives
  • Trial Lawyers
  • Product Liability Officers
  • Product Liability Attorneys
  • Other Related/Interested Professionals

Faculty

Online CLE Mass Torts Litigation
Timothy L. Krippner
Shareholder
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.
Online CLE Mass Torts Litigation
Mark K. Silver
Partner
Coughlin Duffy LLP

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Online CLE Mass Torts Litigation

SEGMENT 1:
Timothy L. Krippner, Shareholder
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.
  • Assess and understand the nature of the liability and your client’s goals.
  • Establish circle of privilege, initiate appropriate litigation holds and institute media policy.
  • Ensure review of insurance coverage, SIR and/or resource allocation.
  • Confirm litigation strategy with key players.
  • Perform initial due diligence.

SEGMENT 2:
Mark K. Silver, Partner
Coughlin Duffy LLP
  • The Importance of Coordination
    • Coordination Between Local/National Counsel
    • Coordination Across the Company
    • Coordination Between Co-Defendants
    • Coordination Across Jurisdictions
    • Coordination Between the Parties
  • Restructuring Events to Achieve a More Efficient Litigation – Science first?
    • New Jersey Talc MCL – The Kemp Hearings
      • Initial Rulings and status of appeals
      • The Accutane ruling and its effect on the landscape
    • Talc MDL – Daubert first
  • The Trend Towards Direct Filings in MDLs – Pros and Cons
  • Notable Recent Decisions and Their Impact

Online CLE Mass Torts Litigation

Online CLE Mass Torts Litigation

Timothy L. KrippnerShareholderSegal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

Timothy L. Krippner is a shareholder in Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney’s Chicago office. A career trial attorney, Mr. Krippner has held the role of trial, local, regional and national coordinating counsel while representing manufacturers in a myriad of product liability and toxic tort matters nationally. His successful practice includes considerable experience defending general product liability, professional liability, medical malpractice and construction matters as well. Mr. Krippner is a frequent speaker often called upon to present on emerging issues related to mass tort litigation. He currently serves on Segal McCambridge’s Strategic Planning Committee and, over the course of his career at the firm, has served on its Executive, Marketing and Budget Committees during a period of growth where the firm expanded from one local office in Chicago to offices in Austin, Detroit, Houston, Jersey City, New York, Philadelphia, and St. Louis.

Online CLE Mass Torts Litigation

Mark K. SilverPartnerCoughlin Duffy LLP

Mark K. Silver is a Partner in Coughlin Duffy LLP’s Commercial Services group where he regularly handles matters involving the following practice areas: mass torts, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation and general commercial litigation. Over the past decade, Mark has defended several major product and pharmaceutical manufacturers in a variety of legal arenas including acting as lead local counsel in a the talc multi-district federal litigation. Mark has successfully defended several significant product liability actions including the defense of a large industrial machinery manufacturer against a claim that its product was defectively designed. Mark received his J.D. and Master’s degree from Syracuse University, magna cum laude, and his B.A. from The George Washington University. Mark is admitted to the bar in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Online CLE Mass Torts Litigation

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of corporate litigation

Course Code:
   147788

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
    1.0 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.

Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. is a national firm of trial lawyers representing and counseling clients in product liability, toxic tort, complex commercial, employment, insurance coverage, construction, environmental, professional liability, transportation, technology and cyber risk, and warranty matters. Founded in 1986, Segal McCambridge has grown from a four-lawyer shop in Chicago to more than 130 attorneys with offices in Austin, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Jersey City, New York City, Philadelphia and St. Louis.

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