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January 12–13, 2017 | The Union League | Philadelphia, PA

ACI’s 22 nd National Advanced Forum on ASBESTOS Claims & Litigation


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VIEW FROM THE BENCH: Hon. James L. Robart U.S. Dist. Ct., W.D. Wash

LEARN FROM AND MEET: Paul Slater General Electric Company Rick Schlegel

Mitchell Gibson Swiss Re America Holding Corporation Michael J. Blair Gen Re – A Berkshire Hathaway Company Dennis Helewa SCOR General Security Companies

Holly A. Harris Chevron Gregory P. Gaines Resolute Management, Inc. Jennifer Hecker Westport Insurance Corporation Michael Owens The RiverStone Group

Hon. Elizabeth W. Magner U.S. Dist. Ct., E. D. LA

Exelon Corporation Steven J. Antunes AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc.

Hon. Ann D. Montgomery U.S. Dist Ct., D. MN

Hon. Michael M. Baylson U.S. Dist. Ct., E.D. Pa

SESSIONS INCLUDE: • Insurer-counsel-insured relationships: strategy between client, carrier, national counsel, and local counsel • State by state survey of hotbed jurisdictions: IL, PA, CA, MO, NY and key ling trends • Fallout surrounding bankruptcy trust transparency • Lung cancer and asbestos and a closer look at the science behind it • Key updates in take home and bystander exposure cases including new case law • Mesothelioma: latest trends, genetic components, meso gene theory, idiopathic cases/minimal exposure, lings by younger females, emerging types of mesos, and more • Scientic and legal developments related to the single ber/any exposure/each and every exposure theory

Hon. Victor J. DiNubile, Jr. Phila. Ct. Common Pleas

• Reviewing the recent uptick in talc cases: litigating claims involving products containing talc (industrial, cosmetic) and determining how the increase in ovarian cancer claims factors into these • e bare metal defense • Insurance coverage issues: loss portfolio, retroactive reinsurance, legacy liabilities, long tail losses, trigger, allocation, successor rights, after mergers, and more • Motion to dismiss lings after the Daimler decision on personal jurisdiction • Medicare language releases for asbestos litigation • Punitive damages in asbestos litigation • Voir dire & jury communication in asbestos litigation

Hon. Richard T. Aulisi 4th Judicial District New York Supreme Court PLUS, INSIGHTS FROM:

Kyle B. Dotson CIH, CSP, BCEE DOTSON Group, LLC Arthur L. Frank, MD, PhD

Environmental & Occupational Health Drexel University School of Public Health Dennis Paustenbach, PhD, CIH, DABT President Cardno ChemRisk Jacob Persky, MPH, CIH Principal RHP Risk Management Inc

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