LexisNexis presents: Emerging Drugs & Devices Conference for Plaintiff Attorneys

Venue: The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 22, 2004 End Date/Time: Mar 23, 2004
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Monday, March 22, 2004

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks

Michael Williams, Williams Dailey O'Leary Craine & Love

Barry Hill, Hill Toriseva & Williams

9:15 Vioxx, Celebrex and Bextra

David Miceli, Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles

10:00 Medical Devices: New Litigation in 2003

Mary Williams, Hill Toriseva & Williams

James Capretz, Capretz & Associates

11:00 Morning Break

11:15 Hormone Therapy: Prempro and Beyond

Tobias Millrood, Schiffrin & Barroway

Zoe Littlepage, Littlepage & Associates

12:00 Remicade and Enbrel

Cindi Anne Solomon, Motley Rice

12:30 Networking Luncheon

1:45 New Drug Litigation: When To Get Involved, When Not To, and Why?

Sol Weiss, Anapol Schwartz Weiss Cohan Feldman & Smalley

2:20 Accutane

Michael Ryan, Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock Liberman & McKee

2:45 Afternoon Break

3:00 Ethics in Mass Tort Marketing and Mass Tort Settlements

James Sokolove, Law Office of James Sokolove

Matthew Garretson, The Garretson Law Firm and Little Meyers Garretson & Associates

4:00 Zicam - Why Are All these People Losing Their Senses of Smell and Taste

James Szaller, Brown & Szaller

4:30 Serzone

Carl Frankovitch, Frankovitch Anetakis Colantonio & Simon

4:55 Avandia

Speakers to be announced

5:15 Networking Reception

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:30 Mature Litigation Updates from the Leaders

PPA: Leslie O'Leary, Williams Dailey O'Leary Craine & Love

Ephedra: Anne Andrews, Andrews & Thornton

Thimerosal: C. Andrew Waters, Waters & Kraus
Breast Implants: Leslie Bryan, Doffermyre Shields Canfield Knowles & Devine

Baycol: Charles Zimmerman, Zimmerman Reed

Fen Phen: Kip Petroff, Petroff & Associates

10:00 Morning Break

10:15 Use of Adverse Event Reports and Medical Literature To Establish General Causation

John Restaino, Lopez Hodes Restaino Milman & Skikos

11:00 Zyprexa

Amy Eskin, Hersh & Hersh

11:30 The Impact of FDA Actions On Claims and Defenses In Emerging Prescription Drug Litigation

Edward Parr, Herman Mathis Casey Kitchens & Gerel

12:00 Adjourn