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Day 1, Thursday, March 26, 2020

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

Continental Breakfast and Registration

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

Welcome By Co-Chairs

Esther E. Berezofsky, Motley Rice LLC, Cherry Hill, NJ
Gale Pearson, The Fears | Nachawati Law Firm, Minneapolis
Scott Summy, Baron & Budd, P.C., Dallas
T. Roe Frazer II, Frazer PLC, Nashville, TN

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

History of PFAS Litigation

• Brief Overview of the Science, Liability Story and History of Water Cases
• West Virginia Settlement and Minnesota AG Settlement

Robert A. Bilott, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Cincinnati
Gale Pearson, The Fears | Nachawati Law Firm, Minneapolis

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Current PFAS Cases – AFFF MDL and Non-AFFF PFAS Pending Cases

• Where are the Cases?
• Status of Pending Cases
• Handling Discovery Issues

Michael A. London, Douglas & London, P.C., New York
Scott Summy, Baron & Budd, P.C., Dallas
Esther E. Berezofsky, Motley Rice LLC, Cherry Hill, NJ

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Types of Plaintiffs

• Individual/Communities
• Government Bodies: AG, Counties, Municipalities, Public Water Providers, Well Owners and Businesses

Temitope O. Leyimu, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC
Frederick S. Longer, Levin Sedran & Berman LLP, Philadelphia

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Legal Claims and Damages

• Direct Release Cases, Product Liability, Special Damages
• Cost-Recovery by Public Water Providers, Natural Resource Damages by AGs, Penalties and Fines
• Remediation and Abatement, Property Damages
Wood, Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions

Allan Kanner, Kanner & Whiteley, L.L.C., New Orleans
Bill Malyk, Principal Engineer, Wood, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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

Personal Injury and Medical Monitoring

• Class Action, Individual Claims, Medical Claims and their Challenges
• Issues Related to MM
• Status of Medical Monitoring Claims in Various States including Vermont, New York, Michigan and New Hampshire

Esther E. Berezofsky, Motley Rice LLC, Cherry Hill, NJ
Kevin S. Hannon, The Hannon Law Firm, LLC, Denver
Jonathan Novak, Fears | Nachawati Law Firm, Dallas

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

Water Contamination Defenses

• Government Contractor and Other Unique Defenses

Carla Burke Pickrel, Baron & Budd, P.C., Dallas
Timothy C. Davis, Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC, Birmingham, AL

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Experts Needed for PFAS Cases

• Who Do You Need and Why?

T. Roe Frazer II, Frazer PLC, Nashville, TN
Charles E. Schaffer, Levin Sedran & Berman LLP, Philadelphia

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Emerging PFAS Contaminants - Gen X and Others

Stephanie Biehl, Sher Edling LLP, San Francisco
Jonathan Novak, Fears | Nachawati Law Firm, Dallas

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Networking Cocktail Reception

Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Frazer PLC and Cicayda iDiscovery.

Frazer PLC Cicayda iDiscovery




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Registration Information

  • Individual Registration - $695.00
  • Additional Registrations (Same Firm) - $695.00
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Date & Time

March 26, 2020
7:30AM - 6:00PM





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