The Worst Has Happened. Now What? Preparing For and Conducting Accident Investigations

    Accidents happen everywhere, every day. Are you prepared if one happens on your premises or ‎involves one or more of your employees? This CLE will help you create a planned response strategy ‎that will assist you in dealing with the media, as well as any governmental investigations or lawsuits ‎that may result. Our panelists have directed and conducted numerous post-accident investigations ‎and, using real life examples from incidents they have investigated, will discuss the strategies they ‎have developed to steer your company through what could be an incredibly challenging time.‎

    C. Scott Jones (Partner, Dallas) Scott Jones has tried and defended cases in State and Federal ‎court, as well as in arbitration. His trial and arbitration experience covers a range of issues with a ‎particular focus on defending pharmaceutical manufacturers in Federal and State False Claims Act ‎and Whistleblower lawsuits and investigations, as well as defending aircraft and aircraft component ‎manufacturers in products liability and commercial disputes. Mr. Jones also regularly advises and ‎defends one of the Firm’s private equity clients in connection with disputes and other commercial ‎matters involving that client’s various portfolio companies, including a recent jury trial defending one ‎such portfolio company. Mr. Jones also has litigated and obtained summary judgment in cases ‎ranging from disputed oil and gas interests to litigation involving personal injury claims against a ‎major international airport.‎

    Credit pending for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee ‎on MCLE in the amount of 1.0 credit hours. ‎

    Who Should Attend
    Given the nature of the topic, we recommend this CLE to all HR Directors and in-house counsel.‎

    Please RSVP to Emily Vodek at evodek@lockelord.com or 214-740-8821‎

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