January 23, 2002
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Andre ws Publications Hosts Audio Conference:
Asbestos Bankruptcy Litigation: The Next Six Months
Continuing to enhance its reputation for being the nation’s leading publisher of developing
litigation news, Andrews Publications will be hosting a audio conference: “Asbestos Bankruptcy
Litigation: The Next Six Months”, to be held Thursday January 31, 2002 at 12 noon EST.
This interactive audio conference brings together the leading experts who will share practical
advice and insights into the many aspects of asbestos bankruptcy – with presentations relevant to
plaintiff and defense attorneys alike.
"Asbestos Bankruptcy Litigation: The Next Six Months" will be presented by David M. Bernick,
Esq., Kirkland & Ellis, who has extensive background as national trial counsel in mass tort
litigation and has spoken at national conferences on asbestos bankruptcy litigation; Elihu
Inselbuch, Esq., Caplin & Drysdale, who has been working with the asbestos plaintiffs’ bar and
has represented their constituency in a number of large bankruptcies and class actions; and Steve
Kazan, Esq., Kazan, McClain, Edises, Simon & Abrams, who filed his first case on behalf of an
asbestos victim in 1974 and since has represented thousands of plaint iffs and their families. This
distinguished panel will host a Q&A session to follow the presentation
Three major areas will be covered:
Plaintiff Issues, to include insights into resolving claims with emphasis on negotiating
reorganization plans; and what steps plaintiffs can take in the immediate future to
safeguard their rights
Defense Issues, to include key principles to be observed in negotiations in bankruptcy
court; analysis of how some bankrupt companies managed to resolve claims against them
while working out reorganization plans; and how best to approach the near future
Malignant vs. Non-Malignant Issues, to include a review of the debate about proper ratios
between payments to malignant claimants and payments to non-malignant claimants
Space is limited for this interactive audio conference, at just $199.00 per phone line.
To register for this audio conference, call 877-595-0449 or visit our website at
www.andrewsonline.com and click on the conference announcement on the home page.
About Andrews Publications:
Andrews Publications is celebrating thirty years of excellence as the nation’s foremost publisher
of Litigation Reporters, newsletters, special reports and online services dedicated to assisting
attorneys, paralegals, law librarians and executives track nationwide case developments in
specific areas of litigation. For additional information, visit www.andrewsonline.com. Andrews
Publications is a division of Haights Cross Communications.
About Haights Cross Communications:
Haights Cross Communications, founded in 1996, is a rapidly growing educational and
professional publisher. The company's operating units include: Oakstone Publishing, a publisher
of acclaimed medical and legal periodicals and books; The Coriolis Group, a leader in
certification training and technology book publishing; Newbridge Educational Publishing and
Sundance Publishing, fast-growing supplementary education publishers in science and reading,
respectively; Chelsea House Publishers, a major publisher of multi-volume reference books; and
Recorded Books, the world's largest audio publisher; in addition to Educational Design, Inc. For
additional information, visit www.haightscross.com.