2008 Food Claims & Litigation Conference: Emerging Issues in Food-Related Litigation


The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504)524-1331
Fax: (504)524-7675

Date & Time

Start Date: 02/19/2008


The challenges and opportunities of defending food and consumer product liability cases have never been greater. Consumers expect the products they use and the food they eat to be safe. To maintain a high level of consumer confidence, food, beverage and consumer product companies, restaurants, retailers and distributors must aggressively resist unfounded product liability litigation and do so in a cost-effective manner.

GMA’s 2008 Food Claims and Litigation Conference will provide up-to-the-minute information on the industry’s most critical concerns, including:

  • Recent Developments in Product Liability

  • Sustainability: Mandate or Opportunity?

  • Imported Foods: Product Recalls and Class Actions

  • Emerging Chemical Issues

  • Managing the Threat of Litigation

  • Deceptive Trade Practices Class Actions

  • Prosecuting Material Defect Claims

  • State of Litigation in Louisiana: Post-Katrina

  • Step by Step Guide to Defending Food Litigation

  • The Intersection of Law and Epidemiology

Click here for event brochure containing registration information and complete agenda



John McDonough, Richard Fama



Richard Fama



(212) 908-1229

John J. McDonough

Chair, Strategic Risk & Complex Litigation Practice
Vice Chair, Global Insurance Department


(212) 908-1226