Mass torts is defined as many people injured by the same product, where the cases are congregated in multidistrict litigation. The emphasis is on what type of work the new lawyer might do in a firm defending a mass tort case, but also covers the work from a plaintiff’s standpoint. This talk encourages lawyers to go into this field of law.
A discussion of diversity and Inclusion, including ABA Resolution 113, the Model Diversity Survey, the September 2016 general counsel's letter and its impact and importance.
In June 2016, the California Supreme Court issued a decision in People v. Sanchez that drastically alters the landscape related to the admissibility of expert witness testimony, particularly as it relates to expert testimony regarding hearsay statements. Karen Woodward walks us through the decision.
An exploration of this trending defense strategy in mass tort cases.