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2019 Webinars


DRI3495 - Hot Topics in Public Utility Litigation


Standard: $50.00

Description

This webinar will explore some of the most pressing litigation issues facing Public Utilities today. Attendees will hear from seasoned litigators regarding the trespassing/attractive nuisance and post-OSHA toxic tort cases that Public Utilities are currently facing. The discussion will include how these cases are evolving, key discovery and strategic considerations Public Utilities and their outside counsel must make, and best practices for managing these types of risk. Further, you will hear directly from in-house litigators at Public Utilities on how they view litigation risk and costs and how their outside counsel can become better partners with Public Utilities to control costs and manage risk.

Objectives:

  • The types of trespassing/attractive nuisance cases Utilities are facing; Legal issues relative to attractive nuisance cases; and Successful strategies and practical considerations for litigating and preventing future attractive nuisance claims.
  • What are the biggest cost drivers in Public Utility Litigation; Challenges faced in Keeping Costs Controlled in Public Utility Litigation; and Successful strategies and practical considerations for control of costs in Public Utility Litigation.
  • What is a “late” or post-OSHA exposure asbestos case?; How are post-OSHA asbestos exposure cases different from more common asbestos litigation facing Utilities?; and Successful Strategies and practical considerations for defending post-OSHA exposure cases.

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