Plaintff-Only Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar Agenda

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Plaintff-Only Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar Agenda 

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Tuesday, December 3

Litigation Group Business Meetings
DePuy Metal on Metal Hip Implant Litigation Group 
2:00 – 4:00 pm

da Vinci Robotic Surgery Litigation Group
4:00 – 5:00 pm  

Stryker Shapematch Cutting Guide Software Litigation Group
5:00 – 6:00 pm 

To learn more about AAJ's Litigation Groups, visit

Networking Reception
6:00 - 8:00 pm  
Wednesday, December 4

Registration (Continental Breakfast Available)
7:30 – 8:45 am 

Morning Session
8:45 am – 12:00 pm

Mass Tort Trial Strategy from Pretrial to Trial to Posttrial
• Pretrial Discovery
   - Tobacco

• Use of Focus Groups
   - HRT Trial

• Motions in Limine

Litigation Financing in the 21st Century

Mass Tort Trial Strategy from Pretrial to Trial to Posttrial (continued)
 Cross Examination of a Company Witness
   - Antitrust Class Action Litigation

• Cross Examination of the Defense Expert

• Putting on Plaintiffs’ Key Expert – Causation
   - DePuy ASR Trial

• Putting on Plaintiffs’ Key Expert
   - Accutane

Lunch Buffet Available
12:00 – 1:00 pm 

Afternoon Session
1:00 – 4:00 pm

Update on the FDA Proposed Rule on Generic Drug Labeling From AAJ Public Affairs

Mass Tort Trial Strategy from Pretrial to Trial to Posttrial (continued)
• Punitive Damages
   - Transvaginal Mesh Trial

• Opening Statements
   - DePuy ASR Trial
   - Actos

• Closing Arguments/Rebuttal
   - HRT Trial
   - Depuy ASR

Hot Topics, including:
• da Vinci Robotic Litigation
• Stryker Shapematch Cutting Guide Software
• GranuFlo:  Science

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