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Tuesday 9/23 – MicroRNA Tools for Trial Use for Evaluating Asbestos-Related Cancers and Other Non-Asbestos Cancers

Posted in Asbestos, Science, Seminars

How to use microRNA in trials?  My law school education did not cover microRNA, nor did it even cover much about DNA. But today, there’s an ongoing revolution in molecular biology and so it’s back to school time for students of all ages and professions. There’s plenty of new science to learn for lawyers, risk… Continue Reading

Asbestos Bankruptcy Conference in Chicago on June 20

Posted in Seminars

Asbestos bankruptcies are down in number, but the current cases present some great issues with significant ramifications for future cases. Accordingly, Perrin Conferences and Chicago will once again be the hosts for a June Asbestos Bankruptcy Conference. This year’s seminar is on Monday June 20 at the Peninsula on Michigan Avenue. The conference agenda is here,… Continue Reading

# 2 – Want More on the Interplay Between Asbestos Trusts and Litigation ? Attend the Lexis/Nexis International Asbestos Seminar – London- 9/29- 30

Posted in Asbestos Bankruptcy, Global Tort Litigation, Seminars

(Caveat – the following includes shameless self-promotion.) Asbestos litigation, and asbestos trust issues, are no longer uniquely American issues. To the contrary, asbestos litigation and asbestos trusts are growing rapidly outside the US. Really ? Yes. Due to soaring mesothelioma rates that will not peak until 2020 or so, asbestos litigation is climbing rapidly across… Continue Reading

Want More on the Interplay Between Asbestos Trusts and Judicial Proceedings ? Go to the HB Asbestos Seminar in San Francisco 9/23-9/25

Posted in Asbestos Bankruptcy, Asbestos Litigation Games, Constitutional Law/Mass Tort Law, Seminars

As posts on this blog reflect, there are in my view enormous issues out there regarding the interplay between asbestos trusts (mainly chapter 11 trusts) and the state court tort system. Happily, asbestos litigation seminars are paying an increasing amount of attention to the issues arising from the two parallel compensation systems. Two upcoming seminars… Continue Reading