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Products Liability Committee



     
Barry W. Ashe, Chair
 


Upcoming Events:

June Committee Meeting


Barry Ashe will lead a planning meeting to discuss current developments in Products Liability and discuss upcoming program ideas with committee members.

Date:
Thursday, June 23, 2016

Time:
Noon - 1 p.m.

Location:
New Orleans Bar Association
650 Poydras Strett, Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130

Cost: 
$14 (includes lunch)

Registration:

  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. email Liz Daino.
  3. Mail payment to the NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130

Please note: Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund less an administrative fee. No refunds for no shows. 


Recent Events:

On November 11, 2015, The Hon. Robin Giarrusso, Irving Warshauer and Dawn Barrios held a panel discussion on issues encountered by counsel in connection with settlements of complex liability cases.

On February 19, 2015, the committee held a planning meeting.

On July 16, 2014, the committee had a round table discussion on the impact of media on products liability (and other) litigation, Redhibition actions in products liability cases, effective use of experts in products liability litigation, and cost containment in these matters.

On April 16, 2014, The Hon. Lance M. Africk, Jim Irwin, and Hugh P. Lambert led a panel discussion on recent developments in products liability CLE. The CLE discussed the connection between the Louisiana Products Liability Act (LPLA) and redhibition, admissibility of expert testimony (pretrial – Daubert and at trial – authentication, foundation, etc.), and preemption.