Recording Date: August 19, 2009
Duration: 104 minutes

081909 Asbestos Crash Course

Audio Package $149

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Agenda and Speakers

What Every New Asbestos Lawyer or Paralegal Should Know about Asbestos
• Asbestos related diseases – lungs 101, understanding pulmonology and mesothelioma
– How fibers get to the lungs
– Overview of affects and how asbestos impairs the lungs
• Expert Admissibility and Preparing an Expert for Trial
– The standards of Daubert and Kelly/Frye
– Where they are used
– What kind of experts are applied to these standards
– Things to consider on direct and for cross examination
• Preparing for expert admissibility hearings – the documents you’ll need
• Working with expert witnesses – researching experts, maintaining communication and record updates
• Pretrial procedures
– Conducting client interviews
– Reviewing and analyzing medical records-what to look for
– Depositions-what you need to find out and who you need to depose
– Understanding Damages
• Emerging trends in secondary exposure, premises liability, and friction cases
Jennifer Darger, Esq., Darger & Errante, LLP, New York
Allan Feingold, MD, Medical Director, Occupational & Environmental Medicine Department, South Miami Hospital, Miami
Colin Kelly, Esq., Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta
Holly Peterson, Esq., Levy Phillips & Konigsberg, LLP, New York
Ross Stomel, Esq., Shrader & Associates, Houston

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