The event, hosted by ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section’s Task Force on Asbestos Litigation and the Bankruptcy Trusts, will feature academic experts, attorneys and judges discussing topics such as providing proper compensation for plaintiffs, protecting trusts from fraud and erroneous payments, and preserving trust funds for future claimants.
This will be the task force’s second hearing on these issues. Witness lists, testimony and presentation materials from the first hearing, held in June in Washington, D.C., can be found online.
What: Task Force on Asbestos Litigation and the Bankruptcy Trusts Hearing
When: Oct. 1-2
Where: Loyola Law School
919 Albany St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
This event is free and open to members of the press.
The ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section unites plaintiff, defense, insurance and corporate counsel to advance the civil justice system. TIPS is a national source of expertise in tort, trial and insurance practice and brings lawyers together to share information and speak out on issues of importance. The section has about 25,000 members and 32 general committees that focus on substantive and procedural matters in areas across the broad spectrum of civil law and practice.
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