Judicial pioneers conquer the new frontier of consumer product safety, with litigation leaders! Hear leading attorneys address and debate critical components of product liability and securities cases in the areas below, followed by judicial analysis and critique.
Recording Date: October 5, 2010
Duration: 97 minutes
Self Study/Alternate Format CLE: Self-study credit may be available in your state(s) of license for watching a video or listening to an audio recording. Refer to your state bar’s MCLE guidelines for the number of reportable credits permissible via these formats.
Audio Package $79
Agenda and Speakers
Hon. Marina Corodemus (Ret.) Corodemus & Corodemus Law LLC, Iselin, NJ
Hon. Shirley Kornreich, Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County, New York
Hon. Sandra Mazer Moss, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia
I. Children’s Products: What Every Consumer Should Know
• Children’s products have been the focus of attention recently in the news and courts throughout the country
• What do attorneys representing children or manufacturers need to know?
• Is substandard products and outsourcing the problem or is it misuse, lack of supervision and maintenance?
Lynne Kizis, Esq., Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A., Woodbridge, NJ
Christopher Flanagan, Esq., Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, Boston
II. Medical Devices
• In recent years the state of medical devices has been fluid both in the cases law and legislations
• Does strong preemption facilitate corporate expansion, research and development of living saving measures or should preemption fail as it did under Levine for medical devices?
• What are the current issues attorneys involved in bringing and defending medical devices should be aware?
Wendy Fleishman, Esq., Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, New York
Ellen Reisman, Esq., Arnold & Porter LLP, Los Angeles
III. Ponzi Schemes
• Beyond the Madoff case, are there other ponzi schemes around?
• How should private attorneys protect their clients and what do you do if a client comes to you who is a victim of a Ponzi scheme?
• Where does liability end, when it comes to collateral damage? What other actions can consumers pursue to recover their losses?
Eric Chaffin, Esq., Chaffin Luhana LLP, New York
John Kroger, Attorney General, Oregon Department of Justice, Salem, OR