Attorney Brian O’Connell will sit on the faculty of the MCLE program, “Preparing & Trying Chapter 93A & 176D Cases” on June 16, 2015. The program will be held at the MCLE Conference Center in Boston. The program chair is Robert A. Curley, Jr., Esq. The faculty also includes Patricia A. Matthews, Esq. and David W. White, Jr., Esq. The program will start at 9 a.m. It is available by live and recorded webcast.
Topics to be covered include:
- The Scope of Consumer Protection in Massachusetts
- Procedural Requirements Under Both Chapter 93A and Chapter 176D
- Available Remedies and Damages
- The Anatomy of an Effective Demand Letter—and Response
- Pre-Trial Discovery Issues and Strategies
- How to Prove Liability and Damages
- When to Settle—When to Try
- Trial Issues Unique to Consumer Litigation
- Related Statutes and Common Law Claims That Bolster the Claim—or Help It Go Away
- “Ask the Experts” Q&A Session
Attorney O’Connell is a partner at the law firm of Tucker, Saltzman, Dyer & O’Connell, LLP. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island as well as The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and United States Supreme Court. He represents parties in all areas of civil litigation with a concentration in construction, commercial litigation, premises liability, toxic tort and products liability as well as insurers and insureds in insurance coverage and “bad faith” litigation.