Kaplan to Speak in Barcelona

Harvey L. Kaplan, Chairman of Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation Division, will give a presentation on “Punitive Damages, Class Actions and Bad Faith” at the 2004 Joint International Conference in Barcelona, Spain, on May 11.

Kaplan is a frequent speaker in the United States and Europe on issues relating to products liability, commercial litigation and trial practice. In April 2003, he spoke at the EuroLegal Pharmaceutical Products Liability Conference in London.

The two-day conference at the Hotel Arts Barcelona will feature U.S. and European perspectives on product liability and insurance issues. The event is sponsored by the Defense Research Institute, the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel and the International Association of Defense Counsel.