Marc Gaffrey to Serve as Featured Speaker on Perrin Conferences Live Webinars

Perrin Conferences

Supervising Partner of our Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation Department, Marc S. Gaffrey, will be a featured speaker on the following live webinars by Perrin Conferences this month, held on January 12th and January 17th.  1.5-2.0 CLE credits will be offered to attendees, depending on the state.

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The following events are open for registration.


Webinar #1Lead in Drinking Water: Who is Vulnerable, Where, When and How

Thursday, January 12, 2017;  2:00-3:30 PM EST

Marc will be joined by co-panelists Edward Hinchey, PG, Forensic and Environmental Consultant, Independent Environmental Consultants, Inc. and Donald Siegel, Jessie Page Heroy Professor & Department Chair, Department Earth Sciences, Syracuse University.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The chemistry of lead - introduction of lead chemistry and soil in water
  • The two scientific measures used to predict where lead may be a problem: LSI and CSMRI
  • Two case studies where science determined outcome: what was the determining scientific argument.
  • Nationally, where is lead in water found now with the potential for producing lead in drinking water?
  • How does lead get into water?
  • How to explore where problems should be in the future
    • climate change
    • sea water intrusion
    • road salt
    • over-pumping
    • mine draining
    • anoxia from fertilizer
  • Who is vulnerable?



Webinar #2Talc and Ovarian Cancer Litigation Overview

January 17, 2017;  2:00-3:30 PM EST


Topics to be covered include:

  • Overview of Past and Current Trials and Results
  • Trends in the Litigation
  • Epidemiology and Medical Literature
  • Case Criteria: Cancer Types and Causation
  • What to expect in 2017


Marc S. Gaffrey, Esq., Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP
Eli Granek, Esq., Swartz Campbell LLC
Danielle Mason, Esq., Beasley Allen Law Firm
Christopher M. Placitella, Esq., Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.