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Overview:

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic presents a higher degree of challenge for employers and employees, giving a significant rise to workplace-related tort claims being filed. Fortunately, the federal and state levels had proposed legislative actions to help protect employers in preventing these potential tort liability threats.

However, companies and their counsel still need to be well versed and well equipped with other preventive measures in keeping their employees and workplace safe while avoiding legal risk liabilities.

In this LIVE Webcast, tort litigators Timothy Krippner (Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.) and Judith A. Perritano (Pierce, Davis & Perritano, LLP) will provide the audience with a comprehensive discussion of tort claims during the COVID-19 crisis. Speakers will also offer best practices considering the recent trends, developments, and notable cases.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Tort Claims and COVID-19
  • Recent Regulatory Trends and Developments
  • Notable Court Cases
  • Risks and Legal Challenges
  • Best Practices in Defending Tort Claims
  • Outlook

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

On-demand Webcast (CLE)

 

Prerequisite:

General knowledge of tort claims

 

Course Code:

149165

 

NY Category of CLE Credit:

Areas of Professional Practice

 

Total Credit:

1.0 CLE


CLE State Requirements:

https://knowledgewebcasts.com/cle-state-requirements/

Speaker Panel:

Judith A. Perritano, Partner
Pierce, Davis & Perritano, LLP

Judith A. Perritano is the Managing Partner of Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP. Ms. Perritano is a highly skilled litigator with 30 years of extensive experience in the defense and trial of a wide variety of cases ranging from complex, high risk cases involving products liability and exposure to asbestos and other toxic torts to those involving general negligence and dram shop liability. She is involved in all phases of litigation in both state and federal court, from factual investigation through discovery, motion practice, trials and appeals. Ms. Perritano is counsel to numerous asbestos clients in New England. Additionally, as national coordinating counsel for a product manufacturer in the asbestos litigation, Ms. Perritano manages and directs discovery, expert development and trial preparation nationwide.

Timothy Krippner, Shareholder
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

Timothy L. Krippner represents dozens of manufacturers in product liability and toxic tort matters throughout the United States. His current responsibilities include retention as trial, local, regional and national coordinating counsel. Mr. Krippner also has considerable experience defending general product liability, professional liability, medical malpractice and construction matters. At Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Mr. Krippner served on the firm’s Executive, Marketing and Budget Committees during a period of growth from one local office, to offices in Chicago, Austin, Detroit, Jersey City, New York, Philadelphia, and St. Louis.

Agenda:

SEGMENT 1:

Judith A. PerritanoPartner

Pierce, Davis & Perritano, LLP

 

 

AND

SEGMENT 2:

Timothy KrippnerShareholder

Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

  • Developing and implementing an effective Return-to-Work plan
    • Company parameters that need to be considered
    • Accessing and monitoring federal, state and local regulations
    • Key factors for a successful plan
  • Potential liability for Covid-19
    • Claims and defenses

Date & Time:

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)

Materials:

Download Course Materials

Who Should Attend:

  • Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Human Resource Executives
  • Employee Relations Officers
  • Business Lawyers
  • In-house Counsel
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SPEAKERS

Judith A. PerritanoPartner
Pierce, Davis & Perritano, LLP
Timothy KrippnerShareholder
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

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