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Judges, Doctors Featured at Mealey's Asbestos Conference in March

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 General News J E 4
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PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16 Judges and doctors with extensiveexperience on the topic of asbestos law and medicine will be among thespeakers at the "Emerging Trends in Asbestos Litigation" to be held at TheFour Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills March 9-11, 2009.

The program is being conducted by Mealey's Litigation Conferences.

Judges include the Hon. Sandra Mazer Moss of Philadelphia Court of CommonPleas and the Hon. Daniel Stack of Madison County Circuit Court inEdwardsville, Ill. More judges will be confirmed this month for a paneldiscussion on docket management where panelists will discuss managing a volumeof claims, balancing claimants and resources, and avoiding paralysis in docketmanagement.

Michael Graham, M.D., Professor of Pathology, St. Louis University Schoolof Medicine, St. Louis is one of the doctors already confirmed for the event.Dr. Graham will participate with another physician in providing an overview ofcurrent issues in asbestos medicine. Another panel of doctors will discussthe latest developments in the treatment of mesothelioma.

Other topics include an overview of verdicts, settlements and the futureof values; the resurgence of litigation arising from Navy shipyards; liabilityarising from raw fibers; household exposure cases; a national overview ofasbestos decisions; premises liability; consequences and procedures forsubmitting claims to the New Asbestos Trusts; the role of bankruptcy trusts incivil asbestos; international asbestos claims and globalization; insurancecoverage for non-asbestos products; and more.

The program is being chaired by Timothy Krippner of Segal McCambridgeSinger & Mahoney, Ltd., Chicago; John Cooney of Cooney & Conway, Chicago; andPerry Weitz of Weitz & Luxenberg P.C., New York City.

For more information call Mealey's Litigation Conferences at(484) 324-2755, or write to Tom Hagy at tom.hagy@litigationconferences.com.Mealey's Litigation Conferences: Promoting Legal Discourse Since 1992. Contact: Tom Hagy Mealey's Litigation Conferences 484-324-2755 x207 tom.hagy@litigationconferences.com

SOURCE Mealey's Litigation Conferences
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