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Products Liability Committee


Irving J. Warshauer, Chair

 

Upcoming Events

 

A Round Table Discussion on Recent Developments 

Date:  Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Time:  12 Noon

Location: New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505

Cost: $12 Meeting & Lunch

Registration:  

  1. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453
  2. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130
  3. Email Rebekah Burg.
  4. Registration and payment made online by clicking here.

*Cancellations must be received in writing two days prior to the program in order to receive a refund less an administrative fee. No shows will be charged.

 

Recent Events

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.