New York, NY, May 09, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Mark A. Gustafson, Vice President at Analysis Group, Inc. will speak at a webcast entitled: “Effective Use of Statistical Evidence in Class Action Litigation: A 2019 Update Live Webcast.” This webcast is scheduled on May 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET).
In the complex landscape of class action litigation, statistical evidence has become crucial in proving liability. As recent trends, developments, and court rulings continue to shape the class action litigation landscape, determining class certification through statistical evidence pose a myriad of issues that companies and their counsel must be cautious about. To avoid pitfalls, it is imperative that they are well-versed in the process as well as the appropriate statistical method to be used in order to effectively win a class action dispute.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the effective use of statistical evidence in class action litigation. Speakers will also present best litigation practices to help practitioners leverage statistical evidence in this evolving legal climate.
This Live Webcast will discuss the following provisions:
- Statistical Evidence Framework: An Overview
- Trends and Updates
- Notable Cases and Court Rulings
- Risk Issues and Challenges
- Best Litigation Practices
About Mark A. Gustafson
Mark Gustafson applies his expertise in economics, econometrics, and modeling to complex litigation, business, and public policy issues. He has worked extensively on class action matters in the health care, insurance, and finance industries. This work has frequently involved statistical analyses. For example, he has analyzed health care claims data used by a statistical expert to estimate damages in a payer/provider dispute, and he has critiqued the proposed damages formulas submitted by opposing parties in several class action suits. Mr. Gustafson is coauthor of “Use of Statistical Sampling in Litigation” and “Expert Analysis of Class Certification Issues,” both published in the Litigation Services Handbook: Sixth Edition. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Mr. Gustafson was the Tokyo-based business manager of an international nonprofit, and he taught economics as a course assistant at the Harvard Kennedy School.
About Analysis Group, Inc.
Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 950 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.
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.