Steven F. Casey with Jones Walker Will Speak at TKG's Toxic Tort Webinar on November 7th at 12:00 pm
Online PR News – 12-October-2017 – 10/12/2017 - New York, NY – Steven F. Casey, Partner with Jones Walker LLP, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation: Trends & Strategies for 2017 & Beyond
The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Steven F. Casey, Partner with Jones Walker LLP, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation: Trends & Strategies for 2017 & Beyond.” This event is scheduled for November 7, 2017 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/legal/environmental-law/toxic-tort-and-environmental-litigation
About Steven F. Casey
Steven F. Casey is a senior partner in Jones Walker LLP's Litigation Practice Group and enjoys a diverse practice involving product liability, mass tort, insurance, banking, business and real estate disputes. He has extensive experience in pharmaceutical, toxic tort, electrical contact, environmental, and aviation cases, and has completed numerous jury trials. Mr. Casey recently successfully defended a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in the first and only failure to warn claim to go to trial in the U.S. involving the drug metoclopramide (Reglan®).
Putting his undergraduate science degree to use, Mr. Casey currently defends major firm clients in mass tort claims of widespread mercury exposure and several class actions asserting claims for personal injury, property damage, and water pollution caused by perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs). He has also served as national counsel for a major pharmaceutical manufacturer in litigation involving several of its products and as regional counsel for many others.
About Jones Walker LLP
Since its inception in 1937, Jones Walker LLP has grown in size and scope to become one of the largest law firms in the United States, serving local, regional, national, and international business interests in a wide range of markets and industries. Approximately 390 Jones Walker attorneys have offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, and Texas.
Jones Walker is a full service firm, committed to providing proactive legal services to major multinational, public, and private corporations; Fortune 500® companies; money center banks and worldwide insurers; and family and emerging businesses located in the United States and abroad.
As industries and businesses experience constant change, so does the legal profession; Jones Walker attorneys strive continuously to practice law with a high level of creativity and innovation to deliver the best possible legal representation given any crisis, market condition, or specific situation.
Along with the advancement in corporate industry is the increased in the number of dangerous and toxic substances in the environment, hence, intensifying toxic tort class action claims involving environmental and chemical exposures over the past few decades. While the courts already issued several key rulings on the litigation of toxic tort class claims, trends in toxic tort and environmental litigation are continuously evolving. Aside from the arduous task of tracing the source of the chemical or substance that caused or may have caused the injury, financial damages can reach up to millions of dollars.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and experienced toxic tort and environmental litigators assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of bringing or defending against toxic tort class claims and as they delve into an in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings involving toxic tort class litigation. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate.
Some of the major key topics will include:
• The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) – An Overview
• Environmental Compliance & Transactions
• Class Actions Involving Toxic Torts – Recent Court Rulings and Litigations
• Discovery and Preparing Evidence
• Document Management
• The Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule Requirements
• Import and Export Requirements under TSCA
• Liability, Violations and Penalties
• Recent Developments
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/