Michael S. Etkin, Partner, Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department, participates in this panel as part of NJICLE's program, Contemporary Issues in Mass Torts: Applying Lessons From Talc and Beyond.


Panel time: 1:30-2:15 p.m. ET

Program description:

Hosted by NJICLE, this webinar will explore the lessons learned to date from the talc litigation for plaintiffs and defendants alike and how those lessons can be applied to future mass torts. Attendees will earn CLE credits.

Topics include:

  • Comprehensive Review of Federal and State MDLs
  • Recommended Research for Lawyers
  • Gatekeeper Function of Courts for Experts: Standard Federal and State Courts rulings
  • Challenges in Mass Tort Settlement Plans; Notes from the Asbestos Wars
  • Proving Causation: Cosmetic Vs. Non-Cosmetic Products
  • Confidentiality Orders, Spoliation, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past
  • Mass Tort Bankruptcy Strategies on Both Sides of the “V”
  • Appellate Litigators Share Their Experiences
  • Pandemic Trial Practice in a Zoom World

Full program time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. ET