Navigating Mass Torts and Product Liability (MTPL) Litigation in the U.S. Legal System: Litigation Challenges for Japanese MTPL Defendants in the U.S.

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In This Presentation:

• Challenges of U.S. Courts

• Specialized and Aggressive Plaintiff’s Bar and Contingency Fees

• Jury Trials

• Pretrial Discovery

• Personal Jurisdiction

• U.S.-Based Subsidiaries

• Venue and Forum Non Conveniens

• Punitive Damages

• Joint and Several Liability

• Forum Shopping

• U.S. Product Liability Law

• Types of Claims

• Class Actions and Multidistrict Litigation

• Rise of “No Injury” Class Actions

• The Role of Science in the Courtroom

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Topics:  Class Action, Discovery, Evidence, Forum Non Conveniens, Forum Shopping, Joint and Several Liability, Jury Trial, Mass Tort Litigation, Multidistrict Litigation, Personal Jurisdiction, Punitive Damages, Subsidiaries, Venue

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, International Trade Updates, Personal Injury Updates, Products Liability Updates, Toxic Torts Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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