Coordinated Proceedings: A Tool for Pre-Trial Efficiency, A Means of Prejudicing Defendants at Trial, BNA's Product Safety & Liability Reporter
Originally published in the Product Safety & Liability Reporter, Jones Day partners Kerry Fowler and Rick McKnight review the advantages of coordinated proceedings in mass actions and offer recommendations for reducing accompanying risks.
Rick heads the Los Angeles Office's litigation practices. His practice focuses primarily on complex litigation, including successful bench and jury trials involving antitrust, contract, securities, oil and gas, health care, fraud, intellectual property, business tort, ERISA, entertainment, product liability, toxic tort, trade secret, bankruptcy, environmental, and tax matters.
Kerry's practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, including matters involving product liability, toxic tort, health care, antitrust, insurance, securities, fraud and unfair business practices, contract disputes, claims arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and other business torts.