New York, NY, January 15, 2018 — The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jordan N. Walker, Attorney, Butler Snow LLP will speak at a webcast entitled: “Post-Sale Duties: Best Practices & Strategies to Prevent & Defend Product Liability Litigation Live Webcast.” This webcast is scheduled on January 22, 2018 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).
Because of the continuous development in the common and regulatory law, manufacturers are frequently subject to increased post-sale duties and responsibilities in the United States. However, the product liability law that covers post-sale duties varies from state jurisdiction. Once a product is sold, the control over the product is no longer in the hands of the manufacturer. Thus, during production and before distribution, a manufacturer must ensure that the product is reasonably safe for its intended purpose.
Failure to properly address these responsibilities will result to hefty fines and other punitive damages. Furthermore, to avoid such hurdles, companies and manufacturers should adequately meet its post-sale duties and responsibilities while giving significant importance to the considerations in product improvements and distributions.
Join a team of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group as they provide an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in post-sale duties. Speakers will go beyond the basics and provide the best practices and strategies in preventing and defending against legal challenges and pitfalls in product liability litigation.
Key topics include:
– Post-Sale Legal and Regulatory Laws
– Identifying Post-Sale Duties
– Potential Penalties for Non-Compliance
– Best Practices for Managing and Defending Recalls
– Insurance Coverage Issues and Challenges
– Trends, Developments and Updates in 2018
About Jordan N. Walker
Jordan Walker focuses his practice on drug and device product liability litigation. His experience includes representing a national medical device manufacturer in MDL and state court litigation involving pelvic mesh, where he serves as a member of the national expert team, deposes treating physicians, plaintiffs, and fact witnesses, prepares company witnesses for trial testimony, and argues motions in limine and motions involving company witness deposition designations in multiple state courts.
Prior to joining Butler Snow, Jordan served as Area Defense Counsel for the U.S. Air Force from 2011-2013 and secured convictions in every military case he prosecuted. He served as Chief of Military Justice at Joint Base Balad, Iraq in 2011 and Mountain Air Force Base in Idaho from 2009-2011. He was Chief of Magistrate Court/Claims/Adverse Actions at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland from 2007-2009.
Jordan obtained his J.D. from the University of Mississippi, cum laude, in 2007, where he was the 2006 Mississippi Moot Court Championship Winner and the 2005 First Year Appellate Advocacy Competition Winner. He also served on the Editorial Board for the Mississippi Review of First Impressions. He obtained a B.A. from the University of Mississippi in International Studies in 2004.
About Butler Snow LLP
Butler Snow LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 330 attorneys representing local, regional, national and international clients from 22 U.S. offices and offices in London and Singapore. Ranked as one of America’s Top 100 law firms in the BTI Power Rankings, Butler Snow is recognized as one of the nation’s top law firms for client service. The firm was recently ranked 48th out of 650 firms in the BTI Client Relationship Scorecard for understanding our client’s business, anticipating client’s needs, unprompted communication, legal skills, quality and keeping clients informed.
Butler Snow is recognized as one of the USA’s leading product liability firms in Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence 2017 by number of attorneys listed. The firm is one of only 18 firms recognized in Product Liability Defence 2017: Analysis by Who’s Who Legal. Butler Snow is also ranked as a leading core firm for representing the pharmaceutical industry in the BTI Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18 Industries list. The ranking places the firm in the top five percent of all law firms with regard to client relations within the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Additional 2017 nationwide recognitions for the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Healthcare Litigation Group include The Legal 500: US for Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense and Chambers USA for Product Liability Litigation.
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.
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