15th National Advanced Forum on Asbestos Claims & Litigation

Organization: American Conference Institute

Venue: ONE UN New York Hotel

Location: New York City, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 07, 2013 End Date/Time: Oct 08, 2013
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American Conference Institute’s 15th National Advanced Forum on Asbestos Claims & Litigation  

Monday, October 07 to Tuesday, October 08, 2013 ONE UN New York Hotel, New York, NY Now in its 15th installment, ACi’s Asbestos Claims & Litigation conference returns to NYC. this is the highest level event out there that provides maximum opportunities to network with leading professionals, and helps you keep pace with the hot jurisdictions, case law, new and emerging claims and parties, and advancements in science and medicine. Large verdicts…asbestos coverage impact on claims management and handling…drastic differences between jurisdictions… non-traditional parties including suppliers and retailers…bankruptcy trusts…dying witnesses and representatives…medical and non-malignant cases…effects of tort reform around the country…THE LIST GOES ON New twists on asbestos claims are here and it’s more critical than ever to stay on top of all the current theories, hire and retain the right medical experts, and prepare a sophisticated litigation strategy with regard to asbestos claims. ACI’s 15th National Forum on Asbestos Claims & Litigation is the only event where law, science, and medicine intersect and that provides practitioners with clarity and certainty with respect to the industry’s most pressing issues. No other event allows unparalleled networking opportunity with the nation’s leading companies and insurers, top law firm attorneys, and renowned doctors and jurists.


One United Nations Plaza
New York
United States


American Conference Institute

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7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 Co-Chairs’ Welcoming remarks 9:35 Morning Break 9:45 looking back and ahead: Emerging Claims and parties, Key State nuances, drastic differences between Friendly and hostile Jurisdictions, the Effects of tort reform, and What to Expect for 2014 10:45 bankruptcy Filings, Confirmations & Estimations and the transparency between bankruptcy trusts and tort litigation 12:00 networking lunch for Speakers and delegates 1:00 Single Fiber, Every Fiber, low dose, lung Cancer, Chrysotile and beyond: Examining the impact of the Evolution of asbestos Medicine and how the Changes affect Emerging Causation law 3:30 afternoon break 3:40 the Volume of non-Malignant Cases 4:40 Epidemiology in the Courtroom 6:00 day one adjourns DAY TWO OCTOBER 8, 2013 7:30 Continental breakfast 8:00 View From the plaintiffs’ bar on litigating asbestos Claims 9:00 VIEW FROM THE BENCh: Judges Speak out on Current litigation trends, Successful plaintiff Claims and defense Strategies 10:35 Morning break 10:45 the navy Cases and Equipment Manufacturer liability for outside insulation, Gaskets & packing: bolstering Your Case from discovery through trial 11:35 Spotlight on premise owners, Contractors/ Suppliers, and the Continued Expansion of take home Exposure Cases 1:05 networking lunch for delegates and Speakers 2:05 litigating Claims involving Component part  Manufacturers: Evolving theories of liability for other Manufacturers’ products 3:05 afternoon Coffee break 3:10 apportioning liability in Jurisdictions with Fault allocation: Sorting out Verdict Form and other Complexities Given that today’s Cases name dozens of parties as liable for Exposure 4:05 trigger, allocation, non-products, deductibles, number of occurrences, asbestos reserves, and beyond: Key insurance issues impacting asbestos Coverage 5:00 Conference Ends