HarrisMartin's Webinar Series: Science in Mass Torts - What You Need to Know

Conference Agenda

Day 1, Wednesday, February 23, 2022

1:00 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
Introduction

Chair Patrick Luff, Luff Law Firm, PLLC, Dallas


1:05 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Toxicology

• Toxicological Studies, Safety Assessment, and Risk Assessment
• Exposure Science
C. Calvin Warriner III, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, West Palm Beach, FL
Annesley DeGaris, The Wright Lawyers, Birmingham, AL


1:25 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
General Causation

• Epidemiology – Understanding the Studies
• Validating the Studies – Bradford Hill Criteria
Patrick Luff, Luff Law Firm, PLLC, Dallas
Ellen Presby, Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, Dallas


1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.
Specific Causation

Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick, Motley Rice, Providence, RI


1:55 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Using the Science – Experts and Daubert

Russ Abney, Watts Guerra LLP, San Antonio


2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Practical Lessons Discussion

Moderator: Patrick Luff, Luff Law Firm, PLLC, Dallas

Annesley DeGaris, The Wright Lawyers, Birmingham, AL
Russ Abney, Watts Guerra LLP, San Antonio
Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick, Motley Rice, Providence, RI
John Romano, Romano Law Group, West Palm Beach, FL
C. Calvin Warriner III, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, West Palm Beach, FL
Ellen Presby, Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, Dallas