HomeWebcastProduct Liability: Effective Litigation Tools and Techniques in 2019
Online CLE Product Liability CLE

Product Liability: Effective Litigation Tools and Techniques in 2019

Live Webcast Date: Thursday, April 04, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET)
LitigationTortLive Webcast
BUY LIVE or Recorded Webcast
Add Reminder to My Calendar 04/04/2019 11:00 am 04/04/2019 1:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Product Liability: Effective Litigation Tools and Techniques in 2019 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=103509\r\n With the continuously evolving regulatory paradigm of product liability law which has led to a more intricate compliance program, companies are faced with the struggle to avoid the risks and complexities of a product liability lawsuit. It is, therefore, imperative for businesses and their counsel to keep themselves up-to-date on litigation know-hows to effectively and efficiently pull through a product liability case. \n \nThe Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and professionals to provide an in-depth review and analysis of the latest critical issues in product liability litigation. Speakers will provide the audience with practical tools and techniques in bringing out their best on a rapidly evolving legal climate. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n Product Liability Litigation: A Legal Primer \n Current Trends and Developments \n Pitfalls and Challenges \n Risk Mitigation Techniques \n 2019 Outlook \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/product-liability-2019/

Online CLE Product Liability

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Product Liability Webinar. With the continuously evolving regulatory paradigm of product liability law which has led to a more intricate compliance program, companies are faced with the struggle to avoid the risks and complexities of a product liability lawsuit. It is, therefore, imperative for businesses and their counsel to keep themselves up-to-date on litigation know-hows to effectively and efficiently pull through a product liability case.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and professionals to provide an in-depth review and analysis of the latest critical issues in product liability litigation. Speakers will provide the audience with practical tools and techniques in bringing out their best on a rapidly evolving legal climate.

Key topics include:

  • Product Liability Litigation: A Legal Primer
  • Current Trends and Developments
  • Pitfalls and Challenges
  • Risk Mitigation Techniques
  • 2019 Outlook

Who Should Attend

  • Product Liability Lawyers
  • Product Liability Officers
  • Product Managers
  • Quality Control Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Contractors
  • Public and Private Companies
  • Multinational Companies
  • Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations

Faculty

Online CLE Product Liability
Paul E. Wojcicki
Shareholder
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.
Online CLE Product Liability
Dan Ahasay
Associate
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

Click Here to Read Additional Material

Online CLE Product Liability

Paul E. Wojcicki, Shareholder
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

AND

Dan Ahasay, Associate
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.
  • Develop your client’s story
    • Your client’s story  
      • Provides context and a frame of reference for the jury
      • Should address the risk/utility standard
      • Serves to “humanize” or at least somewhat “de-corporatize” the company
        • Important for millennial jurors who highly value corporate social responsibility and transparency
    • Support your story in discovery
      • Be thoughtful when taking actions to constrict and limit disclosures
      • Ensure that you produce what you will need to adequately tell your story
        • But don’t do opposing counsel’s job for them
      • Identify the witnesses needed to establish story elements
    • Show and tell
      • Create a multi-sensory experience for the jury
        • Think of your audience
        • Millennial audiences react better to presentations with more stimulus
        • Shorter bursts of information resonate more powerfully
        • True crime documentary-style and popularity
      • Make extensive use of demonstrative evidence
        • Graphs, charts, illustrations, etc.
        • Samples, exemplars, models
        • Audio and visual
  • Rule 702/Daubert Trilogy
    • Federal standard:  “exacting standards of reliability”
    • Why:  eliminate adversarial bias
    • Know the jurisdiction’s & judge’s position on expert evidence
    • Need not be all or northing
  • Beware the Reptile
    • Science or savvy?
    • Safety rules vs. legal standards
    • Reasonably safe = balancing/trade-offs

 


Online CLE Product Liability

Online CLE Product Liability

Paul E. WojcickiShareholderSegal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

PAUL E. WOJCICKI, a shareholder with Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. (www.smsm.com), has been defending companies in complex state and federal litigation for more than 25 years. Based in Chicago, Mr. Wojcicki focuses his national trial and appellate practice on product liability claims, class actions, and commercial disputes for clients in the automotive, medical device and electronics industries.

Mr. Wojcicki also works with companies in connection with product warranty and service contract program improvement, litigation and regulation.  He serves on the board of directors of the Global Warranty and Service Contract Association and chairs his firm’s Warranty Practice Group. Mr. Wojcicki manages and writes for www.DrivingValue.com, a blog focused on client counseling and litigation in the areas of warranty and service contracts. In addition to being AV-rated, Paul has been recognized annually as an Illinois Super Lawyer (2005-2018) and Leading Lawyer (2012-2018).

Online CLE Product Liability

Dan AhasayAssociateSegal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

Dan Ahasay, an associate attorney with Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. (www.smsm.com), focuses his practice on toxic tort and complex commercial litigation matters. He has extensive experience in all stages of litigation including researching and drafting appellate briefs, conducting written discovery, and composing and arguing dispositive motions. Dan also has experience providing general counsel services to corporations.

Mr. Ahasay earned his J.D. with a certificate in Business Law from DePaul University College of Law, where he earned Dean’s List honors and served as Symposium Editor and Executive Board Member of the DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal. He also earned a CALI award for Contracts and was a research assistant to Professor Michael Jacobs. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern for the Hon. John J. Tharp, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Online CLE Product Liability

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Experience in product liability litigation

Course Code:
   147806

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
   1.0 CLE

No Access

You are not logged in. Please or register to the event to gain access to the materials and login instructions.

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.

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 140 attorneys with offices in Austin, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Jersey City, New York City, Philadelphia and St. Louis.

Website: http://www.smsm.com/

Ultimate Value Annual Program

Bring a colleague for only $149, a savings of $50 per additional attendee.

  • Unlimited Access to Live & Recorded Webcasts
  • Instant Access to Course Materials
  • And More!

$199