Defense Research Institute: Asbestos Medicine Seminar 2017
Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP (HPTY) is a sponsor and participant of the 2017 DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar on November 2-3, 2017 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada. Evelyn Fletcher Davis, a senior partner based in HPTY's Atlanta office, is the program chair for the tenth year, and Catherine E. Goldhaber, partner-in-charge of HPTY's Chicago office, is a co-vice chair for the fourth year in a row.
The seminar will feature topics covering best practices, current developments, and emerging trends and strategies in asbestos litigation. Trial lawyer Albert H. Parnell, a pioneer in toxic tort and asbestos litigation defense, will present on state of the art, discussing case considerations with younger jurors and how the public's perception of asbestos impacts litigation before trial even starts. Jenni L. Young of HPTY's Chicago office will present a specialty breakout session on defending distributors.