The plaintiffs’ bar has increasingly relied on medical monitoring claims to support class action suits on behalf of individuals who have been exposed to allegedly harmful products but who have not incurred physical injuries. While many courts have rejected such claims, others have adopted and applied them in a variety of different contexts. Medical monitoring claims are of interest to all product manufacturers because they can significantly expand liability by converting every customer into a potential plaintiff.
Please join us for a 60-minute webinar that will include a discussion of:
- The legal and public policy reasons why courts have rejected medical monitoring claims brought by the uninjured
- Plaintiffs’ attempts to apply medical monitoring claims beyond toxic tort cases to medical device and prescription drug litigation
- Defenses to medical monitoring claims in jurisdictions that recognize the claim
- Defenses to the certification of medical monitoring class actions
Stephen J. Kane
Craig A. Woods
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