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Chinese Drywall Litigation & Insurance Conference July 28 in San Francisco

Saturday, September 19, 2009 General News J E 4
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 Litigation and insurance coverage claims involving alleged personal injuries and property damage from drywall imported from China is the focus of a half-day seminar 7:30 am to 12:30 pm on July 28, 2009 at the Mission Bay Conference Center at the University of California San Francisco. The event will also be webcast.

The conference producer, HB Litigation Conferences LLC, has selected the first of two chairman to ensure plaintiff and defense balance. Ervin Gonzalez of Colson Hicks Eidson of Coral Gables, Fla., has emerged as a leading plaintiffs' representative in the litigation and will serve as co-chair. The defense chairman will be announced shortly.

Titled "Chinese Drywall Litigation & Insurance Coverage Update," this fully accredited program will discuss legal theories, expert witnesses, other potential sources of problems, alleged health concerns, scientific and medical opinions, likely defendants, specific property claims being raised, remediation and removal, the latest from the MDL in New Orleans, insurance disputes over trigger of coverage and exclusions, "additional insureds," subrogation, special issues involving foreign defendants, and anticipated Daubert disputes.

Speakers include: Kali Bracey of Jenner & Block; Russ Herman of Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar; Frederick Longer of Levin, Fishbein, Sedran & Berman; Barbara Manis, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Building Health Sciences, a division of The NMAS Group; John Mullen, Sr., of Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst; Paul Rosenfeld, Ph.D., Principal, Soil Water Air Protection Enterprise; Eric Winegar, PhD, QEP, Principal, Applied Measurement Science; and Philip Watters, P.E., MBA, LEED(R) AP, Senior VP, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The price to attend in-person or via webcast is $595. In-house counsel at insurance companies receive a 30% discount. A limited number of press passes are available.

More information, including a free article covering one of HB's recent teleconferences on drywall litigation, can be found in the conferences section of www.LitigationConferences.com.

Interested parties should contact HB by email at info@litigationconferences.com, call the company at (484) 324-2755 x200, or visit the conference web page at www.litigationconferences.com/?p=6792.

HB Litigation Conferences LLC is an independent, nationally accredited provider of multi-media legal programs covering mass torts such as asbestos, lead paint and benzene litigation, pharmaceutical products liability, insurance, reinsurance, financial, and construction defect litigation.

Contact: Sharon Boothe (484) 324-2755 x 208 sharon.boothe@litigationconferences.com www.LitigationConferences.com

SOURCE HB Litigation Conferences LLC
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