Past Events

October 29, 2013

Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation Conference, New Orleans, LA

Attorneys Howard E. Jarvis and Dean T. Howell, of Woolf McClane law firm, and attorney Theodore P. Ray, of ExxonMobil Corporation, Houston, will co-host the HarrisMartin Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation Conference: Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence to be held at The W New Orleans on Tuesday, October 29, 2013.

The seminar will discuss the applicability of gene expression sequencing to toxic tort litigation. Gene expression can be used to either prove or disprove whether a substance caused a particular cancer.

In addition to Mr. Jarvis and Mr. Howell, April A. Carr of the firm will also serve as a speaker. Other faculty includes scientists, in house counsel, and well respected trial lawyers representing both plaintiffs and defendants in toxic tort litigation from around the country.

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence: Guzman v. Exxon Mobil Corporation – A Case Study.
  • Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence: What Substances and What Cancers Can Be the Subject of RNA-Sequencing.
  • Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence: Why It Is Useful for Both Plaintiff and Defendant and the Applicability of Epidemiology.
  • Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence: How Do You Get It Admitted?
  • Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence: How Do You Use It At Trial?
  • Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence: Legal and Medical Ethical Considerations.

For conference registration and the complete agenda visit HarrisMartin Publishing.

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