Plaintiff-Only Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar Agenda

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Plaintiff-Only Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar Agenda 

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Tuesday, September 24

Litigation Group Business Meetings 

Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Group Meeting
1:30 – 3:00 pm  
Dialysis Equipment, Products and Clinics Litigation Group Meeting
2:30 – 4:00 pm   

Lipitor Litigation Group Meeting
4:00 – 5:00 pm 

SynchroMed II Implantable Drug Infusion Litigation Group Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 pm 

Networking Reception
6:00 – 8:00 pm 
Wednesday, September 25

Registration (Continental Breakfast Available)
7:30 – 8:30 am 

Morning Session
8:30 – 12:30 pm

Welcome and Speaker Introductions
Stryker Rejuvenate:  New Jersey and MDL Litigation
• Recent Litigation History Involving Stryker Trident and Lessons Learned
• Litigation Strategy To Date
• Science

SSRIs: Zoloft, Effexor, Lexapro
• The Science
• Status of Litigation
     - Zoloft
     - Effexor
     - Lexapro
• Case-Specific Discovery (doctors/plaintiffs)
• Legal Issues
• Third Party Discovery

• Lipitor 101
• Science:  Causation and How It Affects Case Selection
• The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
• Current Status
Lunch Buffet Available
12:30 – 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session
1:30 – 4:00 pm

• Science
• Liability
• Litigation Update

Litigation Update and Trial Analysis Roundtable
• Mirena
• Pradaxa
• Acetaminophen
• Transvaginal Mesh
• Januvia/Byetta
• Risperdal
• Medtronic SynchroMed II Implantable Drug Infusion

MCLE/NCA Requirements

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