Sungi Lee, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting to Speak at TKG Punitive Damages in Asbestos Litigation: What You Must Know and Do

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Sungi Lee, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting will speak at its webcast entitled, “Punitive Damages in Asbestos Litigation: What You Must Know and Do LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET). End Quote
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    About Sungi Lee
    Sungi Lee is a Senior Consultant in NERA’s Global Securities and Finance Practice and his experience includes damages, valuation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), bankruptcy, and class certification matters in state and federal litigation, mediation, and arbitration. Mr. Lee advises clients on fixed income securities, funds and portfolios, structured products, derivatives, and securitizations and applies economic, financial, and accounting analysis to assess claims and allegations. In addition, he models, projects, and values claims and liabilities in product liability and mass torts cases, including asbestos, silica, coal mine dust, recalls, and automobiles, and transaction due diligence. Mr. Lee also supports academic experts in the preparation of expert reports, deposition, and trial testimony.

    About NERA Economic Consulting
    NERA Economic Consulting ( is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For more than six decades, we have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real-world industry experience to issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

    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.

    As punitive damages continue to pose uncertainties in current cases, counsel to businesses must be thorough in analyzing such claims. They must also prepare for efficient litigation techniques to avoid pitfalls.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth discussion of punitive damages in asbestos litigation. Speakers will also share recent developments and notable court rulings and will offer best practices to ensure success in this type of litigation.

    Key topics include:
    • Asbestos Litigation: Trends and Statistics
    • Notable Asbestos Cases and Court Rulings
    • Impact of Punitive Damages on the Settlement of Asbestos Claims
    • Best Litigation Techniques
    • What Lies Ahead

    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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