Plaintiff-Only Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar

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Plaintiff-Only Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar 

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September 24, 2013 - September 25, 2013
Philadelphia Downtown Marriott Hotel
Philadelphia, PA

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Platinum Level Sponsor:  International Litigation Services

In this series of AAJ Education's recently launched plaintiff-only Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Ligation Update seminars, the next program will be held on September 24 before the September JPML hearing scheduled in Philadelphia, PA. This program will be filled with member resources including case strategies, education, and networking opportunities.

"It was a great networking opportunity.  It was also a great chance to get educated by some true experts who are passionate about obtaining justice for their clients.  This helps me to grow my practice by having the knowledge to properly screen cases and recognize cases."
––Kathy A. Brown, Charleston, WV, 12 years in practice

Wednesday, September 25
Registration (Continental Breakfast Available)
7:30 – 8:30 am
Morning Session 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Welcome and Introductions
Janet G. Abaray, OH 
Stryker Rejuvenate: New Jersey and MDL Litigation
Moderator:  Peter J. Flowers, IL
·       Recent Litigation History Involving Stryker Trident and Lessons Learned
     Douglass A. Kreis, FL
·      Litigation Strategy To Date
Tobias L. Millrood, PA
·      Damages and Science
C. Calvin Warriner, III, FL
SSRIs: Zoloft, Effexor, Lexapro
Moderator: Karen Barth Menzies, TX
·      The Science
·      Status of Litigation
o   Zoloft
o   Effexor
o   Lexapro 
·      Case-Specific Discovery (doctors/plaintiffs)
·      Legal Issues
·      Third-Party Discovery
Timothy J. Becker, MN
Christopher L. Coffin, LA
Rebecca B. King, TX
Mark Premo-Hopkins, CO
Christopher L. Schnieders, MO
·      Lipitor 101
David F. Miceli, IL
·      Science: Causation and How It Affects Case Selection
Bill Robins, III, NM 
·      The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Ramon R. Lopez, CA
·      Current Status
     Elizabeth Middleton Burke, SC 
Networking Lunch (Lunch Buffet Available)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Afternoon Session
·      Science
    Brian D. Ketterer, MD
·      Liability
    Paula S. Bliss, MA
·      Litigation Update
    Christopher G. Paulos, FL
Predictive Coding / Technology Assisted Review
Joseph Thorpe, CA (International Legal Services)
Litigation Update and Trial Analysis Roundtable
·      Mirena
James R. Ronca, PA
·      Pradaxa
Michael Patrick Doyle, TX
Michael B. Weinkowitz, PA
·      Transvaginal Mesh
Yvonne M. Flaherty, MN
Josh B. Wages, GA
·      Januvia/Byetta
·      Risperdal
Brian J. McCormick, Jr., PA 
·      Medtronic SynchroMed II Implantable Drug Infusion
Elisa M. Murillo, MN

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