Product Crises and Recalls: Lessons Learned and To Be Learned (San Francisco Presentation)

4/28/2010

Consumer Litigation, Class Actions + Mass Torts, Consumer Products, Environmental Litigation, Environmental Permitting + Regulation, Information Technology, Product Liability and Counseling, Artificial Intelligence + Robotics, and Advertising and Marketing Law

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street, 33rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Robert L. Falk and William F. Tarantino

Robert L. Falk and William F. Tarantino

Seminar

Siobhan Guthrie
sguthrie@mofo.com
(415) 268-7103

Recall. The mere mention of a product recall can bring dread to even the most reasonable and responsible manufacturers, importers, distributors, and retailers. To react responsibly and prevent a manageable problem from developing into a catastrophe, a company must be well-informed and prepared before a product crisis hits. This program will cover the following subjects:

  • An overview of Toyota’s recent recalls, including problems with, and lessons drawn from, Toyota’s response.
  • Lessons to be learned from past recalls with relatively good results for the companies involved.
  • Triggers for, and types of recalls in, the U.S., including CPSC, NHTSA, and FDA standards.
  • The potential positive and adverse legal and business implications of recalls.
  • Best practices and practical tips for preparing or planning to conduct product recalls.

Moderator:
Robert Falk, Consumer/Proposition 65 and Product Liability Groups, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Speakers:
Michael Fineman, President, Fineman PR
Joseph Hei, CEO, Orbit Baby Products
Linda Lane, Product Liability and Litigation Groups, Morrison & Foerster LLP
William Tarantino, Consumer Class Action and Product Liability Groups, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Schedule:
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Registration and Lunch
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Program

This seminar is also being presented in New York and Los Angeles.

There is no charge to attend this seminar.

California – Morrison & Foerster LLP (provider # 2183) certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.5 hours.

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