Limiting Liability in Product Recalls: Advanced Strategies for Planning and Managing Recalls
Complying With CPSC, FDA, or NHTSA Requirements; Timing Considerations; Proactive Defense Strategies
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
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 will also provide the latest guidance on conducting product recalls under the jurisdiction of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
- Federal agency jurisdiction
- Preparing for, managing, and mitigating risks
- Strategies to assess issuing a recall
- Timing issues
- Latest plaintiffs' strategies
- Proactive and preventative defense strategies
- Case studies and best practices
The panel will review these and other essential questions:
- How do counsel's approaches differ depending on the type of consumer product at issues?
- What are the timing issues to be considered in issuing a recall?
- What are the key defense strategies in a suit resulting from a product recall?
- What are the latest trends and strategies for conducting successful recalls to minimize client exposure?
Director- Recall Solutions
Mr. Harvey leads a team of recall strategists and works with clients to ensure flawless implementation and customer... | Read More
Mr. Harvey leads a team of recall strategists and works with clients to ensure flawless implementation and customer integration throughout the entire product recall process. He assists in the scoping, plan development, and recall execution for a diverse set of industries, including pharmaceutical, medical device, food and beverage, and consumer products. Mr. Harvey has managed more than 1,000 recalls, including hundreds of high-profile recalls and withdrawals for the nation’s largest pharmaceutical and CPG companies. He provides clients proven and efficient solutions to challenges arising from every aspect of the recall process; from initial planning and preparation to the full-scale execution of a product recall. Mr. Harvey is recognized as an expert in the recall industry and routinely speaks on best practices for recall planning and execution at trade shows, conventions, and conferences.Close
Ms. Hermida has considerable experience with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), having worked with numerous... | Read More
Ms. Hermida has considerable experience with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), having worked with numerous companies and trade associations on all aspects of the law since the day it was signed. She translates her in-depth knowledge of FSMA into practical solutions for companies working on implementation strategies. She also frequently presents trainings related to FSMA compliance and preparedness. Reflecting her deep involvement with all things FSMA, Ms. Hermida is a Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Lead Instructor for the Preventive Controls for Human Food training and an FSPCA Trainer of Trainers and Lead Instructor for the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs training.Close
Bowman and Brooke
Mr. Ross practices in the areas of product safety, product liability prevention, and corporate and regulatory... | Read More
Mr. Ross practices in the areas of product safety, product liability prevention, and corporate and regulatory compliance. For many years, he has counseled on recall preparedness, reporting to the government, and undertaking recalls and has served as an expert witness in litigation involving recalls. Mr. Ross is a Partnered Consultant to The Acheson Group, a crisis management consultancy that specializes in recalls and has authored many articles on post-sale duties and recalls (see www.productliabilityprevention.com to see these articles).Close