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PFAS Legislative Developments (May2024)

May 2024 PFAS Legislative Developments May Legislation Tracking (May 1 – May 31)Current Trends in Legislation – May 2024Federal Legislature No new bills were introduced. Federal Regulations There were no significant developments in May, but in April the EPA released a...
John Gardella To Speak At PCPC Legal Conference

John Gardella To Speak At PCPC Legal Conference

On June 5, 2024, John Gardella will speak at the annual Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) Legal Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. John's topic is on PFAS - specifically, his discussion will provide the latest on all regulatory and litigation issues related to...

Responding to Third Party Subpoenas

Responding to Third Party Subpoenas

It is the bane of any legal department’s existence – the third-party subpoena.  Frustration is often the first emotion for the recipient because responding to such a subpoena can be time consuming, expensive, and is an unplanned event outside the budget.  Third-party...

PFAS Legislative Developments (April 2024)

PFAS Legislative Developments (April 2024)

April 2024 PFAS Legislative Developments April Legislation Tracking (April 1 – April 30)Current Trends in Legislation – April 2024Federal Legislature Three new bills were introduced. Federal Regulations On April 19th, the EPA released a final regulation designating...

John Gardella Interviewed By NTD News On PFAS Regulations

John Gardella Interviewed By NTD News On PFAS Regulations

John Gardella was recently interviewed for a NTD News television segment on the impact that the EPA's PFAS drinking water regulations will have on companies. In the three minute segment, John provides a glimpse at how far-reaching the EPA's initiatives will truly be,...

THE IMPACT OF NEW FRE 702 AMENDMENTS  ON MASS TORT LITIGATION

THE IMPACT OF NEW FRE 702 AMENDMENTS ON MASS TORT LITIGATION

By: Matthew Lite, Esq. Experts often provide the most impactful and influential testimony a jury hears at trial.  Unfortunately, even though many experts possess advanced college degrees and other impressive credentials, and testify with an air of confidence, that...

Ethylene Oxide Litigation Expands To California

Ethylene Oxide Litigation Expands To California

By: David Goldman, Esq. Background Ethylene Oxide (EtO) is a reactive chemical widely used as a sterilizing agent for medical equipment that cannot otherwise be sterilized by heat/steam.  EtO may also be used as a component for producing other chemicals, including...

John Gardella Will Speak On PFAS At EECMA Conference

John Gardella Will Speak On PFAS At EECMA Conference

Please join John Gardella on April 4 and 5, 2024 for the Environmental & Emerging Claim Manager Association’s (EECMA) annual conference in Savannah, Georgia. John will speak on a panel at the conference on April 5 at 10:15 - 10:55am on the subject of PFAS. The...

PFAS Legislative Developments (March2024)

PFAS Legislative Developments (March2024)

March 2024 PFAS Legislative Developments March Legislation Tracking (March 1 – March 31)Current Trends in Legislation – March 2024Federal Legislature Six new bills were introduced. Two bills are identical and establish a fund to compensate firefighters who have been...

Elizabeth Bain Co-Chairs PLI Conference in NYC

Elizabeth Bain Co-Chairs PLI Conference in NYC

Elizabeth Bain will serve as the co-chair of this year's Practising Law Institute (PLI) Manufacturing and Consumer Products Law conference, which will be held on April 3, 2024 in Manhattan. The PLI conference "provides timely and experienced instruction to help...