Toxic tort lawsuits remain an active area of litigation throughout the country and continue to impact businesses of all sizes. Recent significant decisions impacting the legal landscape combined with headline-grabbing plaintiffs’ verdicts make it imperative to remain current on case law developments and strategies for defending against these claims. This program will focus on the current state of play in toxic tort litigation, with a focus on asbestos litigation, including topics relating to jurisdictional and case filing trends, developments impacting premises liability matters, strategies for mounting successful challenges to expert testimony, and other recent decisions and verdicts of interest.
- Christopher R. Kiger, Smith Anderson, Raleigh, N.C.
- Addie K.S. Ries, Smith Anderson, Raleigh, N.C.
2:00 – 2:10 Trends, Hot Topics, and Jurisdiction Update (Kiger)
2:10 – 2:25 Premises Liability Landscape for Asbestos Cases (Ries)
2:25 – 2:35 Expert Testimony in Toxic Tort Cases (Ries)
2:35 – 2:50 Recent Decisions of Interest (Kiger)
2:50 – 3:00 Questions/Discussion
For more information on this webcast. Please contact Sherry McLamb.