Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Litigation, Regulation & Reform

The Only Unbiased Opioid Summit in the Industry

April 16-17, 2018 
Union League of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

There are numerous pharmaceutical and plaintiff conferences on the opioid crisis, but none that cover the legal and regulatory aspects from both sides of litigation. This is the only unbiased Opioid Summit in the industry that takes a deep-dive into the various nuances affiliated with both the plaintiff and the defense.
At this unique event, you can select between two-tracks and customize your learning experience. Attend the first and only conference focusing on all aspects of legal and regulatory reform on the opioid crisis, Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Litigation, Regulation, & Reform this April and get completely up-to-speed on the most topical issues affecting the plaintiff and defense in this controversial industry.

Key topics will include

A present-day look at the opioid crisis and what has led up to the current situation
The on-the-street realities of opioids, law enforcement, fatalities, and damage control
An up-to-the-minute update on the litigation and legislative landscape

A keynote address from the DEA
A three-part containment and treatment discussion on Naloxone availability, cost, distribution, first responders, and effective outreach programs

Hot Topics from the Plaintiff Perspective (Track A):
  • A detailed look at the challenges and success stories for case acquisition
  • Cause of action and theories on negligence
  • Quantify damages from various aspects – building a fool-proof damage model
  • Keys to effectively analyzing a defendant’s marketing campaign
  • MDL updates and logistics
Pertinent Defendant Viewpoints (Track B):
  • The role of the FDA and science
  • Quality of life considerations for the pain patient
  • Meeting regulatory requirements—which are most important?
  • Alternative options to pain management
  • Cause of action protection theories

Top Reasons to Attend

Take advantage of the ONLY event focusing on litigation and regulation from BOTH sides of the opioid crisis coin
Network with the “Who’s Who” of the opioid industry
Evaluate investment opportunities in litigation funding
Find exactly out how the defendants will fight tooth and nail for their clients
Hear keynote presentations by Andrew Kolodny and Gary Tuggle
Select between two distinct and opposing tracks for opioid litigation – customize your learning experience
Hear directly from the municipalities and the pharma companies about their daily challenges, responses, and expectations
Gain a comprehensive understanding of the treatment necessary to contain the opioid crisis
Delve into the latest DEA updates

Keynote Speakers

Andrew Kolodny

Executive Director
Brandeis University

Gary Tuggle

Special Agent in Charge
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Philadelphia Division


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