The 4th Annual Emerging Asbestos Litigation Conference will take place April 7-8 at the Wyndham Chicago Hotel. Chicago Office Managing Partner Hayes Ryan will participate on a panel titled "Equipment, Valve & Component Manufacturers Part 2: Trial Strategies." Mr. Ryan will discuss defense perspectives, jurisdictional issues, best strategies for overcoming forseeability, replacement components, unique issues with Navy cases, the viability of design defect claims, and boiler component part cases.
Other topics to be covered at the conference include:
- Bankruptcy Trusts & the Federal MDL
- In-House Counsel Perspectives
- Punitive Damages
- New Judges in New Jurisdictions
- Friction Product Cases
- Trying Cases in Offbeat Jurisdictions
- Ethical Issues in Settlement Negotiations
The conference has been approved for up to 12.5 CLE credits, including 1 ethics credit.
For more information or to register for the conference, please click here.