New York, NY, August 14, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Colin K. Kelly, Partner, Alston & Bird 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).
For further details, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/event_name/legal-series-product-liability-for-2014-and-beyond-live-webcast
About Colin K. Kelly
Colin Kelly is a partner in the firm’s Products Liability Practice Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of product liability, mass torts and toxic torts and he has bet-the-company crisis management experience. Colin is currently serving as National Counsel to the nation’s largest moving equipment and storage rental company (an original and end use equipment manufacturer of trucks, trailers and towing devices). Colin also has a history of trying difficult product liability cases in difficult places: over the past four years, he has tried eight fatal cancer cases (four to verdict) in cities from Boston to Miami for Union Carbide Corporation. For the past seven years, Colin has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the area of mass torts and/or personal injury defense by Georgia Super Lawyers magazine and he was named “Toxic Torts Lawyer of the Year” in Lawyer Monthly’s Legal Awards 2013 and 2014.
About Alston & Bird LLP
Alston & Bird is a leading national AmLaw 50 firm. The firm’s core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate and tax, with national industry focuses that include financial services, technology, health care, manufacturing, life sciences and energy. The firm has built a reputation as one of the country’s best employers, appearing on FORTUNE magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” 15 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.
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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/