3 Days in Vegas, representing over 500 Law Firms, covering 50 Mass Torts Topics

Hernia Mesh One-Day Conference


Host & Moderator: Robert Price, Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor

Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 9:30am – 4:00pm

Location: The Westin Airport – Atlanta

Room Block: A limited number of rooms have been reserved – refer to the Hernia Mesh room block to receive the discounted rate of $159. Call 888-627-7211 to reserve a room. The cut-off date for this room rate is July 20.

CLE credit will be available from all states with mandatory requirements.


  • Knowledge and Specifics Not Covered by Any Seminar to Date
  • Expansive Question and Answer Sessions by Litigation Leaders
  • Materials, Pleadings, and Literature at Your Fingertips

Topics Include:

  • C.R. Bard:
    • Re-cap of JPML Panel – A Breakdown of the Arguments and Positions of the Parties
    • Filing Venues and Strategies for Certain Types of Devices
  • Ethicon:
    • Physiomesh Litigation – The Story of the MDL, Product Defects, and the Track to Trial
    • Other Ethicon Products and Filing Venues
  • Anatomy and Failures of Specific Types of Devices – Knowing What You Have and How to Prove It:
    • Inguinal Meshes – The Good, Bad, and the Ugly
    • Ringed Meshes – A Ring Break, a Material Mismatch, and all the In-Betweens
    • Mesh Patches – How They Differ from Sheet Mesh in Science and Liability
    • Composite Coatings (including Bard’s ST Coating) – The Science behind Composite Coatings and Theories of Defects
  • Preparing Your Case for Battle:
    • Deposition Strategies for Physicians and Plaintiffs
    • Constructs of Trial / Themes / etc.
  • Legal Concepts You Need to Consider NOW:
    • Hospitals and Surgeons
    • B.M.S. v. Superior Court of CA



  • Attorney and Legal Marketing Attendee - $495 (1 or 2) or $395 (3+) (including continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks)
  • Paralegal - $375 (including continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks)

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Aimee Ainslie, Director of Registrations and Customer Service: aainslie@mtmp.com or 610-585-8884.