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Program Overview

For the first time ever, the Product Liability Caselaw update is being provided as an included webinar to all registered attendees of the 2019 DRI Product Liability Conference, as well as being available for non-registrants. Learn about the latest developments in Product Liability law across the Circuits and how those could impact your practice.


Who Should Attend

  • Product Liability attorneys
  • In-house counsel and national coordinating counsel
  • Those interested in understanding national trends impacting product liability litigation

What You Will Learn

  • Emerging trends in Product Liability litigation
  • How courts are reacting to the latest theories
  • How you can use this information to help your clients and their cases


>Allison A. Waase

Allison A. Waase is an associate with Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP in New York. Ms. Waase focuses in the fields of general liability, fire and explosion, premises liability, product liability, construction, and labor law. She represents clients, including building owners, management companies, hotels, business owners, security companies, and trucking companies in all aspects of civil defense. Ms. Waase serves on the steering committee for the DRI Young Lawyers Committee and as a young lawyer liaison to the DRI Product Liability Committee and DRI Fire Science and Litigation Committee.

Baxter D. Drennon

Baxter D. Drennon is a partner at Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Drennon is an experienced litigation attorney having served as lead counsel in hundreds of cases and as trial counsel in over a dozen cases. Drennon recently tried three cases in four months, all resulting in defense verdicts. Mr. Drennon often assists product manufacturers, including manufactures in the aerospace, automotive, heating & cooling, electrical component and vertical transportation industries, in the defense of their products. Mr. Drennon is the Chair of the DRI Young Lawyers Committee and is a member of DRI’s Membership Committee.

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