Navigating the Road to MDL Bellwether Trials

John H. Beisner Stephen C. Robinson Stephen J. Harburg

Skadden held a video webinar on October 1 on "Navigating the Road to MDL Bellwether Trials." The program focused on emerging issues in the bellwether trial landscape, including case selection, trial structure, case preparation and trial conduct. Topics included selection strategies and protocols, recent disputes over consolidated versus individual trials, conducting direct exams at depositions and the use of live versus video testimony at trial. Speakers included Skadden partners John Beisner, Stephen Harburg and Stephen Robinson.