Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP)
STEP focuses on the toxic effects of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, pesticides and herbicides, consumer products, industrial pollution, and other environmental poisons. STEP exchanges information on subjects as varied as Daubert challenges, federal preemption, practice nuts and bolts, and the use/abuse of class actions.
2014 Annual Convention
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Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts Practice Resources
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Pharmaceutical Litigation Practice Resources
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Plaintiff-Only Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar
January 28 - 29
Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans
Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts Business Meeting
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Estherwood, 4th Floor, Sheraton New Orleans
Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts Reception
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Nottoway, 4th Floor, Sheraton New Orleans
AAJ Exchange Litigation Packets
A GUIDE THROUGH PREEMPTION»
ADMISSIBILITY OF EXPERT TESTIMONY: DAUBERT, FRYE, AND OTHER STANDARDS»
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASES»
TOXIC MOLD EXPERT WITNESSES: TESTIMONY AND ADMISSIBILITY»
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Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement Claims Survival Guide
The AAJ Exchange’s Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement Claims Survival Guide addresses issues such as information to obtain at case intake, determining what your client owes, notice to the government, mandatory reporting, statute of limitations, settlement, allocation, waiver and pre-settlement compromise, where to put the funds, consequences for nonpayment, and ethical considerations to help plaintiff attorneys protect their clients and themselves. To order or view the table of contents for this or the more than 130 other Litigation Packets, visit the AAJ Exchange or call 1-800-344-3023.
The Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts is endowed by David S. Shrager.