Class Action & Mass Tort
NEW YORK – Sept. 9, 2020 - Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, announced that Courtney Delaney, senior consulting director of agency policy at Epiq, will be participating on a HarrisMartin Publishing webinar panel. She will be discussing proven strategies and pitfalls or unique circumstances that may be encountered while litigating sexual abuse cases.
The live webinar is on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 2:00 – 3:30pm EST and provides attendees with the opportunity to earn CLE credits.
The panel includes distinguished experts from throughout the mass tort industry, including Kim Dougherty of Andrus Wagstaff, Monica Cooper of Lanier Law Firm, Matt Garretson of Wolf Garretson, and Andrew Van Arsdale of AVA Law Group. Nick D’Aquilla, vice president for class action and mass tort solutions at Epiq will moderate the panel.
The diverse panel includes experienced litigators, a special master, and settlement administration experts. Attendees will gain valuable insight on a range of issues including:
- What special steps should plaintiffs' counsel take when approaching litigation and settlement discussions
- Engaging a special master or mediator, when to call and how they can help
- Nuances and special considerations when the defendant enters bankruptcy proceedings
- How to combat payment complications (healthcare liens, etc.) before settlement
“HarrisMartin is providing an ideal platform to speak to the industry about the unique nuances associated with sexual assault cases,” said Courtney Delaney, senior consulting director of agency policy at Epiq. “Sexual abuse victims are seeking civil damages in greater numbers than ever and these are highly-sensitive matters. Handling these cases in the wrong manner can heavily impact the long-term physical or mental wellness of the victims.”
HarrisMartin Publishing is a leading provider of litigation news and continuing education conferences for legal and insurance professionals. They provide CLE education programs, including litigation reports, conferences, presentations and webinars.
Click here to register and learn more about the HarrisMartin Publishing Webinar: “Sexual Assault and Abuse Litigations: Strategies for Handling the Unique Challenges.”
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