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Products Liability Committee


     

Irving J. Warshauer, Chair

 


Upcoming Events:

Planning Meeting: The Products Liability meeting will hold a general meeting on May 21.

Date:  Thursday, May 21, 2015

Time:  12 Noon - 1 PM

Location: NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505

Cost: $14.00 (includes lunch)  

To Register:  

     1. Email Katie Vutera or

     2. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or

     3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130 or

     4. NOBA Members can pay online here.

 


Recent Events:

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.