Upon completion of this course, attorneys, adjusters and other claims professionals will have a general understanding of the current status of the talc litigation, the historical context for the litigation, and the insurance implications of the litigation going forward. The webinar will present a survey of recent talc verdicts, upcoming trials, and related litigation which insurance defense attorneys and adjusters may face and oversee in both coverage and defense actions. Attendees will be introduced to the major issues in the talc litigation under the law of various jurisdictions. This information is essential to an insurance adjuster’s role in evaluating the availability of coverage, the exposure of its insureds, and the risks faced in pursuing a claim to trial.
I. Why is asbestos the reference point?
II. History of Various Toxicants that did not turn out to be the New Asbestos
III. Why none of these have (as yet) turned out to be the new asbestos
IV. The Talc Litigation
V. So is Talc the New Asbestos??
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