In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Asbestos Litigation: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Defense Strategies. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!
The past years have recorded a significant number of punitive damages awards in asbestos-related lawsuits. However, granting of punitive damages awards can pose critical issues in asbestos litigation. This is because the potential for punitive damages can profoundly affect the plaintiff verdict and may increase the settlement values of asbestos-related claims.
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.