Meghan L. Riordan, Partner, Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Asbestos Litigation Trends

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Meghan L. Riordan, Partner, Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Asbestos Litigation Trends: Understanding Disease, Jurisdiction, and Plaintiff Firm Strategies.” End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 21, 2023 - This event is scheduled for December 12, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

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    About Meghan L. Riordan
    Meghan L. Riordan is a Partner with Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP.

    Ms. Riordan is highly experienced in a variety of civil litigation areas, including product liability, premises liability, general liability. She has defended numerous corporations in occupational exposure cases, including a substantial number of asbestos lawsuits, throughout her legal career. Ms. Riordan has participated in all phases of the defense of these matters, from initial discovery through dispositive motions, expert discovery, settlement negotiations, and trial. Ms. Riordan regularly litigates cases in both state and federal courts in Massachusetts and has been consistently successful in obtaining favorable outcomes for her clients. She represents a broad range of manufacturers and suppliers of various types of products and equipment, including those involved in the construction trade, HVAC, automotive industry, aviation industry, talc industry, marine applications, and various manufacturing.

    About Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP
    Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP is a full-service civil litigation and trial firm based in Boston, with additional offices in Providence, RI, Bridgeport, CT and Los Angeles, CA. Founded in 1998, the firm represents a wide range of businesses, municipalities, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, individuals, and their insurers. With more than 20 attorneys, the firm aggressively defends clients in complex product liability, toxic tort, municipal liability and other specialty liability litigation. The attorneys also have extensive experience providing consultation and litigation services to businesses in areas ranging from contractual relations to employment practices. PDP’s attorneys do not only advocate, they lead — influencing and shaping governing legal principles in landmark cases. Through its smaller size, PDP is able to foster an atmosphere of efficiency, responsiveness, and personal connection not found in larger firms.

    Event Summary
    Asbestos litigation remains a dynamic and pivotal facet of the legal realm, holding profound consequences for both victims and implicated industries. In this enlightening session, we will unravel the intricate factors that shape legal proceedings involving asbestos. Our panel of experts will delve into crucial subjects, encompassing recent advancements in diagnosing and treating asbestos-related diseases, navigating the complexities of jurisdictional challenges within asbestos cases, and elucidating the strategic approaches employed by plaintiff firms to construct formidable cases. Furthermore, we will scrutinize contemporary trends within asbestos litigation, dissecting the legal intricacies and regulations that exert influence on this legal domain.

    Join us in this webcast, where we will dissect asbestos litigation from multiple perspectives, offering invaluable insights beneficial to legal practitioners, medical professionals, risk management specialists, and anyone seeking to remain well-informed in this ever-evolving legal landscape.

    Key Topics to Be Discussed:
    - Asbestos-Related Diseases
    - Jurisdiction in Asbestos Cases
    - Plaintiff Firm Strategies
    - Current Asbestos Litigation Trends

    About The Knowledge Group
    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else.

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