News, commentary and new conferences on mass torts.

National Lead Litigation Conference | Oct. 15, 2018 | New York

Sorry, this event has been cancelled! Thanks to all who prepared and registered. We had a good run starting in 1992! –Tom

 

 

Drug & Device Defense Forum | Oct. 15, 2018 | New York

Sorry! This event has been cancelled. We had a good run for several years but all good things and all that. Look for the […]

Class Actions Weekly Roundup from Top Class Actions

This roundup is prepared exclusively for HB Litigation Conferences by:

Walmart Class Action Claims Glucosamine Tablets are Mislabeled
Walmart has been hit with a class […]

Top Class Actions’ Top Trends Affecting Class Actions in 2018

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Kim Gale at Top Class Actions and is reprinted here with the permission of the publisher. Scott […]

News Release: Law Professors from NYU and Cardozo Among Panelists at Mass Tort Judicial Forum with Hon. Marina Corodemus (ret.)

 
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NEW YORK – MARCH 21, 2018 – Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Marina Corodemus, now one of the […]

News Release re Mass Torts Judicial Forum with Hon. Marina Corodemus (ret.)

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Law Professors from NYU and Cardozo Among Panelists at Mass Tort Judicial Forum with Hon. Marina Corodemus (ret.)

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‘Substantial Equivalence’ Ruling Presents a ‘Quandary’

From the Drug & Device Defense Law Blog
and a post by Reed Smith’s Rachel B. Weil …

In In re Bard IVC Filters Prods. Liab. […]

Legal Marketing | May 9, 2018 | New York

Wednesday | May 9, 2018  |  New York  |  Just $195  |   Register Online

Fundamentally change the way you think about legal marketing. Take a deep dive […]

Mass Tort Med School | May 9-11, 2018 | New York

Mass Tort Judicial Forum w/ Corodemus | April 23, 2018

 

 

 

 

Class Action Mastery | May 9-11, 2018 | New York

Northeast Corporate Counsel Forum | April 24, 2018 | New York

Opioid Crisis | Jan. 5, 2018 | 2pm | Complimentary

Courtroom Technology: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

By Roger Holtzen of Ankura Consulting
The introduction of presentation technology into the courtroom brings a great advantage to litigators. However, the proper execution of […]

Midwest Corporate Counsel Forum Webcast | Nov. 30, 2017 | Chicago

 
Attend via the Web!
If you are unable to join us in Chicago in-person,  you can still enjoy the great content, engage with the faculty […]

Prof. Steinman: State Courts Retain ‘Considerable Leeway’ in Wake of BMS Decision

Attorneys on both sides of mass tort and class action law are working to understand the full impact of the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction decision […]

News Release: Judge Corodemus (ret.) Assembles Webinar Panel on Recent Mass Tort Decisions

 
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Recent Court Rulings in Mass Torts: Attorneys Adjusting Strategies in Wake of ‘Seminal’ Decisions

A spate of state and federal court rulings have […]

Reversed & Remanded: The Impact of Recent Appellate Court Rulings on Mass Torts | Sept. 18, 2017 | Complimentary | CLE Eligible

“I thought mass tort practice was going to be directed by legislation, but state and federal appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court, have […]

Insurance Coverage for Mass Torts | Aug. 2, 2017 | Complimentary | CLE-eligible

It’s the challenge that keeps on challenging.
While many issues have been interpreted and reinterpreted over the years, this is still an area of […]

From James Beck and the Drug & Device Defense Blog: Supreme Court Blocks ‘Litigation Tourism’

Attorney James M. Beck is Senior Life Sciences Policy Analyst at Reed Smith LLP, and a prolific writer for the Drug & Defense Law […]

Paul Wojcicki of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney on The Uniform Commercial Code and Defending Class Certification

Read the article, “The Uniform Commercial Code May Not Be So Uniform After All: Looking to the U.C.C. as a Defense to Class Certification” […]

From Florida Justice Association: BREAKING NEWS– Florida Supreme Court Holds Med Mal Personal Injury Caps Unconstitutional

 In a 4-to-3 ruling, the Florida Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Fourth District Court of Appeal that the Florida statute establishing […]

NPR Report on Lead (Pb) Dust Hazard from Firearms

From the May 10 article by Angus Chen for NPR

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“In a standard bullet, a solid lead core wrapped in a copper […]

From Lien Resolution Group: J&J Hit With $110M Verdict After Jury Finds Talc Powder Caused Woman’s Cancer

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Lien Resolution Group, frequent speakers and sponsors of HB events, breaks down the $110M verdict.
ST. LOUIS — A Missouri state court jury this month awarded […]

Webinar on Protecting Personal Injury Settlements Now on West LegalEdcenter

Now is the time to protect your client’s settlement proceeds.
When personal injury cases settle your client might think the process has successfully come to […]