Segal McCambridge Partner, Timothy L. Krippner, Will Co-Chair Mealey'sTM Asbestos Conference: The New Face Of Asbestos Litigation

News

January 31, 2007

Segal McCambridge partner, Timothy L. Krippner, will Co-Chair Mealey'sTM Asbestos Conference: The New Face Of Asbestos Litigation, to be held on February 8-9, 2007 at The Fairmont Hotel, Washington, DC.

Segal McCambridge partners, Timothy L. Krippner and John A. LaBoon also will be featured speakers during the conference.

Mr. Krippner will be presenting on the topic entitled, "Emerging Trends: Secondary Exposure, Premises Liability, Friction Cases & Other New Areas Of Asbestos Litigation," where he will address:

• How to bring/defend a take-home exposure case
• Premises liability
• Recent rulings regarding insulators and other defendants
• Friction and brake-lining cases
• On the periphery – what new types of plaintiffs are filing suits and who are the new defendants in asbestos litigation?
• International plaintiffs/defendants – in the litigation going global?

Mr. LaBoon will be presenting on the topic, "Dynamic Trial & Settlement Techniques In Asbestos Litigation," where he will address:

• The Art of Negotiation: creating leverage in settlement talks and avoiding trial
• Successful opening statements at trial and the impact on the jury's verdict
• Techniques for identifying the right jurors in creating "your" jury – questions to ask during selection process to elicit the information you need
• Knowing evidentiary requirements – what is currently being allowed in the courtroom?
• Influencing the jury – strategies to win them over
• Expert testimony – when and when not to use it
• Technology in the courtroom – best practices for influencing a jury
• The closing: how to effectively wrap-up your case

For additional information about this conference, please click here.