Please join the Products Liability Committee for a CLE on Thursday, October 1st:
A panel discussion on issues encountered by counsel in connection with settlements of complex liability cases (including single plaintiff and MDL/class action cases). Some of the issues the panel plans to discuss are:
The Hon. Robin Giarrusso, Orleans Parish Civil District Court
Irving Warshauer, Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, LLC
Dawn Barrios, Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix
Barry Ashe, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann, LLC
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 12 Noon - 1 PM
Location: NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505
Cost: NOBA Members $35 ; Non Member $55
CLE: 1 Hour of Continuing Legal Education Credit
2. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130
4. Members can pay online by clicking here.
*Payment for the CLE is due the day of the program. Cancellations must be received two days in advance in order to receive a refund, less an administrative fee. No shows will be charged.
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 16th, 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.
To contact the Chair of this Committee, email Irving J. Warshauer.