Floods, Fires & Hurricanes - Litigating Climate Change: Jeff Talbert Panelist at Annual ABA Toxic Torts & Environmental Law Conference

April 5, 2019 at 9:00am10:15am
Hotel del Coronado

1500 Orange Avenue
Coronado, California

Jeff Talbert will be part of a panel discussion at this year's ABA Spring Meeting (April 5 & 6) focusing on hot topics in toxic torts and environmental law. Jeff and four other panelists will discuss the huge number of lawsuits generated across the country resulting from the damage to property, the environment and loss of life caused by wildfires, flooding and hurricanes.  Panelists will discuss these disasters that may be connected to climate change and how the litigation has evolved.  

For more information and registration information, visit the ABA website here.  

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