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PFAS Litigation Conference

December 10, 2019 8:30am10:15am
Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

401 K Street,
San Diego, CA 92101

Sarah Bell will be speaking at Law Seminars International's PFAS Litigation Conference program, "Lines of Defense" on December 10.

Details:
Assessing and choosing among the legal options for defending toxic tort, mass tort, and natural resource damages cases.

This comprehensive two-day conference is designed for legal and technical water practitioners, land use planners, and other environmental professionals. The focus is on litigation relating to PFAS chemicals, which have been used in many industrial processes and incorporated into a variety of products, including non-stick coatings, fire-fighting foams, and food packaging.

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Firm Highlights

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