Products Litigation: Prior Similar Incidents and Absence of Accidents
Navigating Admissibility and Evidentiary Issues
April 29, 2021 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will prepare counsel to handle two critical evidentiary issues that arise in product liability trials: (1) strategies for admitting and opposing the introduction of evidence of other incidents involving the same or similar products, and (2) strategies and risks of laying the proper f...
Product Liability Claims Against Overseas Manufacturers and Suppliers Lacking Presence or...
How Businesses Outsourcing Production Protect Themselves and What Injured Plaintiffs Can D...
December 15, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will discuss what U.S. businesses that manufacture overseas must do from the beginning to ensure that their contracts with overseas manufacturers are enforceable, that the overseas manufacturer complies with negotiated terms, and that U.S. companies are indemnified for injuries incur...
Vaping Injuries and Deaths: Regulatory Framework, Claims, and Defenses
February 27, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will educate the personal injury or product liability plaintiff and defense attorneys and in-house counsel regarding the rapidly expanding area of vaping litigation. Suits for injuries and deaths arising out of the use of e-cigarette and vaping devices have appeared and grown as quic...
Limiting Liability in Product Recalls: Advanced Strategies for Planning and Managing Recal...
Complying With CPSC, FDA, or NHTSA Requirements; Timing Considerations; Proactive Defense...
November 7, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel representing clients involved in product recalls. The panel will discuss advanced strategies for planning and executing a product recall, managing and mitigating legal risks, and implementing proactive and preventative defense strategies. The panel wi...
Food Safety Regulation and Litigation: Minimizing the Risk of Product Liability Claims
Mastering the Standards for Fault, Causation and Damages in Food Safety Litigation
February 21, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide product liability counsel with a review of the latest regulatory and case law developments related to food safety. The panel will examine critical issues in food safety litigation, explain the definition of the standards for fault, causation and damages, and offer best p...
3D Printing: Evaluating Product Safety and Liability Risks, Avoiding and Defending Claims
Mitigating Manufacturer Risks With Quality Control Measures, Product Monitoring, Insurance...
January 28, 2016 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will examine the product safety and liability concerns surrounding 3D printing and discuss best practices to avoid or defend claims over manufacturing defects, design defects or failure to warn of non-obvious dangers involving products created via 3D printing.
E-Discovery in Products Liability Litigation: Preparing for New FRCP Amendments on Proport...
Strategies for Preserving, Obtaining and Protecting ESI
August 19, 2015 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide products liability counsel with a review of the challenges that arise when preserving, collecting and producing documents in response to burdensome e-discovery requests from plaintiff's counsel. The panel will prepare litigators for upcoming amendments to the Federal Rul...
Drug or Medical Device Injuries: Litigating Joint Med Mal and Product Liability Claims
Navigating Complexities of Choice of Forum, Choice of Parties, Standards of Care, Causatio...
October 23, 2013 • CLE
This CLE course will provide guidance for counsel on complex issues faced in cases involving both medical malpractice and product liability claims for a drug or medical device injury. The panel will provide practical insights, experiences and best practices for plaintiff and defense counsel.
Simplifying Scientific Evidence for Jurors
Strategies for Presenting Scientific Information in an Understandable, Memorable, and Pers...
April 10, 2013 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide litigators with our panel's approaches for presenting scientific evidence to juries, including building credibility from the start, weaving evidence in a coherent story for jurors, making the most of demonstratives, addressing contrary science, and embracing the "CSI eff...
Product Liability: Expert Witnesses in Complex and Class Action Litigation
Leveraging Experts for Issues of Class Certification, Causation, Manifestation of Defect,...
February 28, 2013 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will discuss best practices for using experts at various stages of product liability class action litigation, including class certification, manifestation of product defect, causal factors in consumer behavior, and economic damages.
CPSC Mandatory Disclosures of Potentially Dangerous Product Defects
Meeting Reporting Requirements, Leveraging Internal Compliance Programs, and Managing Futu...
May 22, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will prepare product liability counsel to meet CPSC reporting obligations for manufacturers. The panel will provide an update on recent CPSC enforcement actions, discuss options for addressing potential hazards, and explain how courts view the mandatory disclosures in product liabili...
Warnings-Based Claims in Product Liability
Navigating U.S. Standards for Warnings; Leveraging the Requirements in Litigation
April 25, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide counsel with an overview of U.S. warning label standards for manufacturers and various approaches of different jurisdictions regarding claims of inadequate warning. The panel will outline issues in bringing or defending against such claims.
Medical Monitoring in Products Liability Claims: Challenges for Plaintiffs and Defendants
Evaluating Potential Class Certification, Questions of Causation, and Funding Issues in Li...
March 20, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide product liability counsel with a review of defense and plaintiff practitioners' perspectives regarding medical monitoring. The panel will discuss structures of awards or settlements that include medical monitoring and outline best practices to argue for or against medica...
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices: Products Liability Risk Management
Implementing Compliance Programs and Other Measures to Avoid FDA and State Law Violations...
January 19, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will prepare counsel to pharmaceutical and medical device companies to develop a risk management program geared toward avoiding product liability. The panel will explore ways to leverage a company's risk management measures in defending product liability suits.
Product Liability Preemption: Analyzing the Supreme Court’s New Decisions
Strategies for Asserting Preemption in an Uncertain Landscape
August 16, 2011 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide product liability counsel with an analysis of recent Supreme Court product liability cases, including the current state of the preemption defense in product liability litigation, claims that can survive a preemption defense, and strategies for litigating cases involving...
Federal Pre-Emption After Wyeth v. Levine
Analyzing the Supreme Court’s Sweeping New Decision; Implications for Product Liability Li...
April 8, 2009 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This seminar will provide a comprehensive analysis of the Wyeth v. Levine ruling, including the current state of the pre-emption defense in product liability litigation, claims that can survive a pre-emption defense, and strategies for litigating cases involving pre-emption issues.