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Hermes Netburn Attorney, Holly M. Polglase, Speaks at Emerging  Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Conference

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Hermes Netburn Attorney, Holly M. Polglase, Speaks at Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Conference

Boston, MA, 3.30.2012

(March, 2012) — Holly M. Polglase, a products liability attorney and shareholder at Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing, P.C. spoke at the recent ABA Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. This annual program is sponsored by the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the ABA. Ms. Polglase co-chaired a panel entitled “Handling Friction: Developments in Asbestos Litigation” which focused on the trends in this fast-growing area of litigation. The materials also included her paper entitled, “Handling Friction: The Defense of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers for Asbestos Claims.”

In her practice, Holly Polglase acts as lead counsel in the defense and trial of complex product liability, pharmaceutical, medical device, toxic tort, asbestos, general liability and commercial matters. With over twenty years of experience, she works as national and regional counsel for major national and multi-national corporations.

The ABA’s Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Law has been held every spring for over twenty years and is the premier seminar on this area of the law. Attendees learn about the latest trends and decisions affecting motor vehicle product liability cases and get practice tips, strategies and trial techniques.