Recording Date: December 15, 2010
Duration: 1 hour 53 minutes
Audio Package: $169*

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National Spotlight on Asbestos and Equipment, Valve, & Component Manufacturers
• The changing case against equipment defendants
– Appellate analysis in Washington and California
• The problem jurisdictions-Los Angeles, San Francisco and Madison County
• What the future holds for Pennsylvania and New York
• Best strategies for overcoming forseeability when close to trial in New York
• This debate’s influence on the various parties, including the distinction between component and
external part defendants
• Replacement components – who made them and who supplied them?
• Is a design defect claim still viable?
• Status of non-Navy equipment cases
• “Don’t mess with Texas” – what is happening inside and outside the MDL
• The bread basket states- what is happening in the mid-West, including states like Ohio and extra-territorial application of Ohio law
• New happenings in Delaware and New Jersey
• This debate’s influence on the various parties, including the distinction between component and external part defendants
• Replacement components – who made them and who supplied them?

Marc Gaffrey, Esq., Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP, New Brunswick, NJ
Marc Weingarten, Esq., Locks Law Firm, Philadelphia
Tracey McDevitt Hagan, Esq., Reilly, Janiczek & McDevitt, P.C., Philadelphia
Bethann Schaffzin, Esq., Shein Law Center, Ltd., Philadelphia
James Lowery III, Esq., K&L Gates, Dallas
John Mismas, Esq., Bevan & Associates LPA, Inc., Boston Heights, OH

Christopher Strunk, Esq., Gordon & Rees LLP, San Francisco