New York, NY, July 18, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Belynda Reck, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “CERCLA, Property Damage and Personal Injury Claims Demystified LIVE Webcast”. This event is scheduled for July 23, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).
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About Belynda Reck
Belynda Reck is a partner in Hunton & Williams LLP whose practice focuses on environmental, product liability and complex business matters. She specializes in toxic tort, global warming, 17200 (unfair business practice), CERCLA, RCRA and other environmental and products liability matters in state and federal court. Belynda has litigated environmental matters arising from a variety of operations, including landfills, petroleum refineries and manufacturing facilities. In addition, she has successfully tried to jury verdict several product liability cases for an international pharmaceutical company.
A graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law, Belynda was named as one of the “Top 75 Women Litigators in California and was twice named as one of the “Top 100 Women Litigators in California” by the Los Angeles Daily Journal, and has been consistently ranked as a California “Super Lawyer” for her environmental practice.
About Hunton & Williams LLP
Hunton & Williams LLP provides legal services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals, as well as to a broad array of other entities. Since our establishment more than a century ago, Hunton & Williams has grown to more than 800 lawyers serving clients in 100 countries from 19 offices around the world. Our practice has a strong industry focus on real estate, energy, financial services and life sciences, and our experience extends to practice areas including commercial litigation, regulatory law, products liability, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, corporate transactions and securities law, intellectual property, international and government relations, and privacy and cybersecurity. For additional information visit our website at www.hunton.com.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of CERCLA in relation to property damage and personal injury claims which are currently under the scrutiny of the Supreme Court.
In a two-hour live webcast, the speakers will discuss:
- Relationship between CERCLA and State Law Toxic Tort causes of action
- Discussion on Recent Cases (i.e. CTS Corporation v. Waldburger, et al, Harris v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., and Chubb Custom Insurance Co. v. Space Systems Loral, Inc., et al.)
- Application of State or Federal Discovery Rule in Accrual of State Law Claims
- Jurisdictions with Statutes of Repose Preserved by CTS decision
- Best Practices for Plaintiff and Defendant in Applying CERCLA Statute of Limitation
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org