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Day 1, Tuesday, June 13, 2017

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Welcome by Co-Chairs

Joseph F. Rice, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC
Henry G. Garrard III, Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley, P.C., Athens, GA

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Hernia Mesh 101

• General Overview of Anatomy, Types of Hernias and Treatments
C. Brett Vaughn RN, BSN, JD, The Hollis Law Firm, P.A., Prairie Village, KS
Michael Daly, Pogust Braslow Millrood, LLC, Philadelphia
Kathy Farinas, George & Farinas, LLP, Indianapolis

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Hernia Mesh: Bard Products and Composix Kugel Mesh

• A Review of the Science Related to Bard Hernia Mesh Products including Composix Kugel Mesh and Discussion of the History of the Litigation and an Update on the Current Status of the Litigation
Donald A. Migliori, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC
Jonathan D. Orent, Motley Rice LLC, Providence, RI

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break Sponsored by Garretson Resolution Group.

Garretson Resolution Group

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Hernia Mesh: Physiomesh

• A Review of the Science Related to Physiomesh and Discussion of the Current State of Litigation Regarding Physiomesh
Henry G. Garrard III, Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley, P.C., Athens, GA
Donald A. Migliori, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hernia Mesh: C-Qur

• A Review of the Science Related to C-Qur and Discussion of the Current State of Litigation Regarding C-Qur
Jonathan D. Orent, Motley Rice LLC, Providence, RI
David L. Selby II, Bailey Glasser, LLP, Birmingham, AL
Josh B. Wages, Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley PC, Athens, GA
Anne W. Schiavone, Holman Schiavone, LLC, Kansas City, MO

12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.

The Value of Data & Analysis in Mass Tort Marketing

Steve Nober, Founder/CEO, Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG), Woodland Hills, CA

12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Hernia Mesh: Covidien

• A Review of the Science Related Covidien Products and a Discussion of the Future of the Litigation
Jonathan D. Orent, Motley Rice LLC, Providence, RI
Kimberly A. Dougherty, Andrus Wagstaff, Boston
Justin Browne, Janet, Jenner & Suggs, Baltimore
Robert Price, Levin Papantonio, Pensacola, FL

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hernia Mesh: Individual Case Evaluation

• Case Criteria and Proper Vetting of Cases, Including Pathology Collection
Douglass A. Kreis, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL
Patrick H. Garrard, Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley PC, Athens, GA
Kate E. Menard, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break Sponsored by Ankura Consulting Group, LLC.

Ankura Consulting Group, LLC

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Hernia Mesh: MDL Coordination; Data Collection and Organization; Factsheets and Bellwether Selection

• State and Federal Coordination Throughout the Litigation (Including Coordination Between the Different Manufacturer Litigations)
Donald A. Migliori, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC
Jonathan D. Orent, Motley Rice LLC, Providence, RI
James B. Matthews III, Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley PC, Athens, GA

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hernia Mesh: Discovery, Expert Witnesses Preparation and Strategy

• Update on Issues, Recent Court Rulings, and how to Protect Experts from Recent Daubert Decisions
D. Todd Mathews, Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., Edwardsville, IL
James B. Matthews III, Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley PC, Athens, GA
Josh B. Wages, Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley PC, Athens, GA
Fred Thompson III, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Hernia Mesh: How to Prepare for Potential Settlement

• Drafting Agreements, Negotiations, and Processing
• Selecting a Vendor
• Liens
Joseph F. Rice, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC
Henry G. Garrard III, Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley, P.C., Athens, GA
Edward Bell, Ankura Consulting, Washington, DC
William C. Mulvey, Garretson Resolution Group, Cincinnati

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Networking Cocktail Reception

Networking Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Motley Rice LLC and Blasingame Burch Garrard Ashley, P.C..

Motley Rice LLC

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