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William Martin, Partner, Haight Brown and Bonesteel LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Groupís Legal Series: Product Liability for 2014 and Beyond Live Webcast

New York, NY, August 15, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that William Martin, Partner, Haight Brown and Bonesteel LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Legal Series: Product Liability for 2014 and Beyond.” This event is scheduled for September 29, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

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About William O. Martin, Jr.

William (“Skip”) O. Martin, Jr. is a Senior Partner with the law firm of Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP and a member of the Product Liability Practice Group. Mr. Martin’s practice is national in scope and focuses on the litigation and trial of product liability actions. He has written and lectured on the various aspects of warnings. He serves as national trial counsel for several clients and has successfully defended companies’ products in over 30 states. Representative products include all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, conveyors, pneumatic conveyors, turbo expanders, nitrogen generators, film winders, wire winders, printing presses, construction equipment, and food processing equipment of various types, among many others. He has lectured to engineers and adjusters in the United States, Europe and China.

About Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP

Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP has been recognized as a leading law firm in California for over 75 years. From civil litigation to business transactions, Haight provides practical and effective resolution advice to the most perplexing disputes, ranging from early mediation to complete preparation and trial. The firm provides services through more than 65 lawyers practicing in the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Riverside and San Diego.

Haight assists its clients in a variety of practice areas including: appellate; business solutions; construction; elder care; employment & labor; environmental law & toxic tort; food safety; general liability; product liability; professional liability; public entity; insurance law and transportation law. Our attorneys work in teams, regardless of location or practice group.

Event Synopsis:

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues on product liability for 2014 and beyond.

Key issues include that will be covered in this course are:

- Product Liability Law: Current Trends and Hot Topics
- Significant Issues Relating to Preemption, The “Components Parts” Doctrine and Recall Rules
- Updates on Recent Litigation Cases (i.e. Medtronic Inc. v. Stengel et ux, Miller v. Eli Lilly & Co. et al., Cox v. Gruma Corp. et al. among other cases to be cited)
- Tools to Ensure Product Safety
- Effective Strategies in Dealing with Product Liability Claims
- Reducing product liability risks of Consumer Product Safety Commission reporting requirements

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC 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:
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