HarrisMartin's MDL Conference: Recalled Infant Formula and Gardasil

Conference Agenda

Day 1, Wednesday, May 25, 2022

7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Registration

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome By Co-Chairs

Bryan F. Aylstock, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL
E. Samuel Geisler, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL
R. Brent Wisner, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, Greenbrae, CA
Bijan Esfandiari, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, Los Angeles


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Abbott Recalled Formula –– Class Action Litigation

Bryan F. Aylstock, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL
Kiley Grombacher, Bradley/Grombacher, LLP, Westlake Village, CA
Roy T. Willey IV, Poulin | Willey | Anastopoulo, Charleston, SC
Timothy Becker, Johnson // Becker, PLLC, St. Paul, MN
Danielle Mason, Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC, Montgomery, AL


10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Refreshment Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Infant Formula Recall –– What is the Injury?

E. Samuel Geisler, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL
Kristian Rasmussen, Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips and Grossman, Knoxville, TN
Patrick Luff, Luff Law Firm, PLLC, Dallas
Caitlyn Prichard Miller, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL


11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Marketing for Mass Tort Litigation Claims

Steve Nober, President & CEO, Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG), Woodland Hills, CA


11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Infant Formula NEC Litigation

• The Science Behind the Claims
• Current State-Of-Play – MDL and State Court
• The Specific Claims - Failure to Warn and Design Defect
• Intake Challenges and Opportunities - Selection Criteria, Vetting, TAM
• Pre- and Post-Settlement Administration Challenges
Scott DeNardo, Archer Systems, Bethlehem, PA
Ben Whiting, Keller Postman LLC, Chicago
Amelia Frenkel, Keller Postman LLC, Washington, DC
Chad Finley, TorHoerman Law, LLC, Edwardsville, IL
Kim Channick, Walsh Law, Washington, DC


12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch - Sponsored by CAMG

Lunch Sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG).

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1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Gardasil Litigation

• Overview of the Litigation
• Number of Cases
• Discussion of the Injury
• State and Federal Courts
• MDL Petition
Michael L. Baum, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, Los Angeles
Bijan Esfandiari, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, Los Angeles
Tracy L. Turner, Pendley, Baudin and Coffin, L.L.P., Columbus, OH *
Allison Mullins, Turning Point Litigation | Mullins Duncan Harrell & Russell PLLC, Greensboro, NC*


2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Gardasil and Autoimmune Injury: Diving Into the Science

Andrew D. Downing, Van Cott & Talamante, PLLC, Phoenix
Bijan Esfandiari, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, Los Angeles


3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Uncovering Critical Evidence in Mass Torts

Drew Lewis, CS DISCO, Chattanooga, TN
Jonathan Wiley, CS DISCO, Tallahassee, FL


3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vaccine Court Primer

Mark T. Sadaka, Sadaka Law, New York
Andrew D. Downing, Van Cott & Talamante, PLLC, Phoenix
Jessica A. Wallace, Law Office of Jessica A. Wallace, PLLC, Plantation, FL*


4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Updates on Current Litigation

• Pesticides
• Zostavax
• CPAP
• Taxotere
• Covidien Hernia Mesh
Mark T. Sadaka, Sadaka Law, New York
R. Brent Wisner, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, Greenbrae, CA
Patrick Hotze, Hotze Runkle PLLC, Austin, TX
Syreeta Poindexter, Babin Law, LLC, Columbus, OH
Ava Cavaco, Meshbesher & Spence Lawyers, Rochester, MN
Kelsey L. Stokes, Fleming | Nolen | Jez L.L.P., Houston
Whitney J. Butcher, KBA Attorneys, Bel Air, MD


5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Networking Cocktail Reception

Networking Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Western Alliance Bank.

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* Invited Speaker