On Thursday, April 27, 2017, attorney Rick Braun will be speaking at the Environmental and Emerging Claim Manager Association Annual Conference, to be held in Orlando, Florida. The session is entitled “Homeward Bound: The Rise of Household Exposure Claims in Asbestos Litigation.” He will be joined by Christine D. Calareso, Esq. (Selman Breitman LLP) and Elizabeth Sorenson Brotten, Esq. (Lind Jensen Sullivan & Peterson).
Information covered will include a review of scientific literature on take-home exposures, the latest decisions on the existence of a legal duty in various jurisdictions, understanding the impact of exposure assessment experiments to measure take-home exposure potential from chrysotile asbestos fibers, and using the findings to take effective depositions.
Mr. Braun is a partner at Collins Einhorn Farrell PC and is a member of the firm’s national Asbestos/Toxic Tort practice group. He defends asbestos claims, premises owners, non-manufacturing suppliers, and manufacturers of industrial equipment, friction products, and electrical components. He is a frequent speaker on various environmental and toxic tort issues.
The Emerging and Environmental Claims Managers Association (EECMA) is an informal association of major and minor, domestic and international, property and casualty insurers and reinsurers. The members of EECMA are focused on continued education about the many issues surrounding environmental, asbestos, and other long-term exposure litigation that continues to challenge members and policyholders.