As recent headlines suggest, many manufacturers can be caught off guard when a disaster, natural or otherwise, strikes their facility. There are, however, several best practices and proactive steps that a manufacturer can and should take to mitigate damaging themselves and the public when caught in a sudden emergency. By adopting (pre-disaster) one or more of these activities, a manufacturer can significantly increase its ability to successfully argue that it met that the applicable standard of care when faced with a litany of regulatory, personal injury, and/or property damage claims after the incident.
This Lunch and Learn Event, presented by Frost Brown Todd and the Indiana Manufacturers Association, will provide practical insights on crisis management for environmental and workplace incidents.
The agenda will include:
Join us for this presentation at Frost Brown Todd’s Indianapolis office on April 12th. The program will run from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Approval for CE and CLE credit is pending.
Timothy L. Karns, Product Liability Litigation
Tim has significant experience in every facet of the litigation process and has spent numerous hours honing his trial skills before a variety of state and federal tribunals. Tim concentrates his practice in product liability litigation, premises liability litigation, and general tort litigation.
Philip J. Schworer, Environmental
Phil represents clients in all aspects of environmental, health and safety, and toxic tort issues. His practice includes: environmental litigation (defense of governmental enforcement actions, citizens suit defense; Superfund and toxic tort claim defense); environmental due diligence and and compliance counseling.