Toxic Tort Class Actions: Navigating Removal, Certification, Daubert Challenges and More
Pursuing or Defending Class Claims Over Chemical Injuries Amid Evolving Court Standards
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will examine recent developments in toxic tort class litigation, focusing on issues of removal, class certification standards, Daubert challenges and more. The panel will discuss best practices for pursing or defending against environmental, occupational and product-related chemical injury claims in a rapidly evolving legal climate.
- Class actions involving toxic torts—latest case law trends
- Impact of recent decisions on class certification and removal
- Litigation strategies—plaintiff and defense perspective
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How are recent court rulings impacting the types of toxic tort class actions plaintiffs are pursuing?
- What are the emerging hot topics that remain unresolved in toxic tort class actions?
- What are the best strategies for pursuing or defending against these suits?
Marc J. Bern
Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik
Mr. Bern is a nationally-recognized plaintiffs’-bar trial attorney and a founding and Senior Partner of his... | Read More
Mr. Bern is a nationally-recognized plaintiffs’-bar trial attorney and a founding and Senior Partner of his firm. In a career spanning over 30 years, he has tried more than 100 cases to jury verdict and settled hundreds of cases for amounts in excess of $1,000,000. He was invited to become a charter member of the Litigation Counsel of America and selected one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers of New York. He has successfully gotten two Lone Pine orders reversed, including the case of first impression in Strudley v. Antero Resources Corp. (Colo. Ct. of Appeals July 2013).Close
Steptoe & Johnson
Ms. Quinn-Barabanov concentrates her practice on class actions, mass torts, toxic torts, product liability... | Read More
Ms. Quinn-Barabanov concentrates her practice on class actions, mass torts, toxic torts, product liability matters, and other complex disputes. She has successfully defeated class certification in several cases seeking medical monitoring relief and is a recognized leader on issues related to the use of expert testimony in the context of class certification proceedings.Close