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Hermes Netburn Attorneys, Holly M. Polglase and Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr., Presented for American Bar Association Webinar Series

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Hermes Netburn Attorneys, Holly M. Polglase and Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr., Presented for American Bar Association Webinar Series

10/6/2014

(Boston, MA – October 6, 2014) Holly M. Polglase and Anthony J, Sbarra, Jr. both shareholders at Hermes Netburn, presented as faculty for an American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s Products Liability Committee webinar series.  The webinar was entitled: “Current Trends in Asbestos Litigation.”

Holly served as the webinar moderator and Tony served as a speaker.  The speakers covered the most recent updates in the law and the most effective techniques for cross-examining experts who rely on “every exposure counts” theory of causation.  The program also covered the Garlock bankruptcy litigation and need-to-know information on bankruptcy trusts and handling lung cancer cases.

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 a proven track record and over twenty years of experience, Holly works as national and regional counsel for major national and multi-national corporations.

Tony Sbarra defends product manufacturers, insurers and others in complex product liability, toxic tort, asbestos, bad faith/consumer protection, automobile and general liability matters.  Tony has tried to verdict over thirty Superior Court cases and has arbitrated and mediated hundreds of others.

American Bar Association - Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) A source of knowledge and leadership on trial practice and critical issues of justice that involve tort and insurance law.  TIPS is unique within the ABA and the legal community because of our focus on balance and diversity, bringing together plaintiffs, defense, corporate and in-house counsel to tackle issues confronting our profession.  TIPS enriches the tort, trial and insurance fields of law through CLE programs, comprehensive periodicals, cutting-edge publications, and innovative online resources.