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Diana Katz Gerstel, Partner, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 09, 2018 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Diana Katz Gerstel, Partner, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP will speak at a webcast entitled: “Post-Sale Duties: Best Practices & Strategies to Prevent & Defend Product Liability Litigation Live Webcast.” This webcast is scheduled on January 22, 2018 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

Event Summary:

Because of the continuous development in the common and regulatory law, manufacturers are frequently subject to increased post-sale duties and responsibilities in the United States. However, the product liability law that covers post-sale duties varies from state jurisdiction. Once a product is sold, the control over the product is no longer in the hands of the manufacturer. Thus, during production and before distribution, a manufacturer must ensure that the product is reasonably safe for its intended purpose.

Failure to properly address these responsibilities will result to hefty fines and other punitive damages. Furthermore, to avoid such hurdles, companies and manufacturers should adequately meet its post-sale duties and responsibilities while giving significant importance to the considerations in product improvements and distributions.

Join a team of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group as they provide an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in post-sale duties. Speakers will go beyond the basics and provide the best practices and strategies in preventing and defending against legal challenges and pitfalls in product liability litigation.

Key topics include:

- Post-Sale Legal and Regulatory Laws
- Identifying Post-Sale Duties
- Potential Penalties for Non-Compliance
- Best Practices for Managing and Defending Recalls
- Insurance Coverage Issues and Challenges
- Trends, Developments and Updates in 2018

About Diana Katz Gerstel

Diana Katz Gerstel is a partner in the Products Liability Practice Group of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey. She focuses her practice primarily on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Diana has defended pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in state and federal actions and is centrally involved in the ongoing pelvic mesh litigation.

Diana received her law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She earned a B.A. from Smith College in French literature and an M.F.A. from Columbia University in writing. Prior to joining Riker Danzig, she served as Law Clerk to The Honorable Robert J. Brennan, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County.

About Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP

Named a Powerhouse Law Firm in New Jersey by Law360 in 2017, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has served the New Jersey business community for over 130 years. Distinguished for its unparalleled representation of financial institutions since the founding of the firm, Riker Danzig has become a preeminent, full-service law firm. In addition to its two New Jersey offices in Morristown and Trenton, the firm has an office in Midtown Manhattan, serving clients in corporate law, tax and trusts and estates, and litigation. Riker Danzig serves as regional trial counsel and national defense counsel for some of the country's largest corporations in a wide variety of matters, while also representing many family-owned businesses and middle-market companies. The firm provides corporate counseling to numerous financial, commercial, manufacturing and service organizations and has highly-respected practices in trial and appellate litigation, products liability, insurance, corporate law, bankruptcy, governmental affairs, labor and employment, environmental law, real estate, tax, and trusts and estates.

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

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.
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