Consumer Warranty Class Action Litigation Seminar Agenda

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Consumer Warranty Class Action Litigation Seminar Agenda 

Program Information


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CLE Credits: 7.25

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June 3

Networking Reception
6:00 - 8:00 pm   

June 4

Registration (Continental Breakfast Available)
7:45 – 8:45 am  

Morning Session
8:45 am – 12:30 pm

Fundamentals of Warranty Law
• Why allege the MMA?
• Notice requirements
• Unconscionability and Failure of Essential Purpose
• Express versus Implied Warranties
• Merchantability
• Notice, Privity, Reliance, and Other Pleading Requirements
• Misleading and Unfair Warranties

Forced Arbitration Legislative Update

Class Action Alternative Bill and Federal Rules Legislative Update

Access to Justice:  Framing Your Case to Handle a MTD
• Standing and Unmanifested Defects
• The Economic Loss Rule
• Arbitration and Class Waivers
• Latent Defects

Afternoon Session (Boxed Lunch Available)
12:30 - 4:30 pm

Keynote Speaker

And Justice for All:  Certification of Consumer Class Actions
• Predominance and Issue Certification
• Ascertainability
• Overbroad Classes
• Individual Issues:  Statues of Limitations and Reliance
• Measure of Damage and Damage Classes
• Pleading a Multi-State Class Action
• Choice of Law

Make Your Parents Proud:  Crafting a Meaningful Settlement
• Coupon Settlements and Cy Pres
• Common Fund Settlements
• Enhance Warranty Settlements
• Managing Objections

MCLE/NCA Requirements

Earn approximately 7.25* CLE credits, to be applied to your participation in AAJ’s professional recognition programs. For information about AAJ’s professional recognition programs, visit AAJ Education programs are routinely accredited by states requiring continuing legal education. CLE questions may be addressed by calling the CLE Assistant at 800-622-1791 or 202-965-3500, ext. 8335.

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