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Wednesday, 03 April 2013 - Friday, 05 April 2013

Product Liability

Gaylord National 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, MD 20746
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DRI is excited to move the Product Liability Conference east of the Mississippi for 2013. Come enjoy the blooming of the cherry blossoms in the Washington, D.C. area, while learning the latest trends and decisions affecting product liability cases. Regulators from the NTSB, NHTSA, and CPSC, along with manufacturers and lawyers who navigate these agencies regularly, will discuss best practices for minimizing liability before and during litigation. Experienced professionals will demonstrate voir dire, story theme development, and closing arguments in an interactive format. Offering 18 hours of CLE credit, attendees will receive valuable practice tips, strategies, and trial techniques to gain an advantage in defending modern product liability cases.

REGISTRATION RATES

Advanced Registration Cutoff Date: 3/14/2013
Online Registration Cutoff Date: 3/25/2013 Online registration is no longer available. Please register on-site with payment by check or credit card.

Type Registration Fee
Member $895.00
Member In-House Counsel * $0.00
Government Member $600.00
Member Claims Executive ** $0.00
Non Member $1,125.00
* In order to qualify for the in-house counsel member rate, you must be a member of DRI and the Corporate Counsel Committee.
** Any DRI member employed as a claims professional by a corporation or insurance company, who spends a substantial portion of his or her professional time hiring or supervising outside counsel in the representation of business, insurance companies or their insureds, associations or governmental entities in civil litigation, will be entitled to free attendance at any DRI seminar.

The registration fee is $895 for members and those who join DRI when registering and $1,125 for nonmembers. The registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks and networking receptions. If you wish to have your name appear on the registration list distributed at the conference and receive the course materials in advance, DRI must receive your registration by March 14, 2013 (please allow 10 days for processing mail registrations).Registrations received after March 14, 2013, will be processed on-site.

HOTEL INFORMATION

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available at the Gaylord National Resort, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Maryland 20745. For reservations, use the "Book Hotel" linke above or contact the hotel directly at 301.965.2000. Please mention DRI’s Product Liability Conference to take advantage of the group rate of $254 Single/Double. The hotel block is limited and rooms and rates are available on a first-come, firstserved basis. You must make reservations by March 5, 2013, to be eligible for the group rate. Requests for reservations made after March 5 are subject to room and rate availability.

TRAVEL DISCOUNTS

DRI offers discounted meeting fares on various major air carriers for DRI seminar attendees. To receive these discounts, please contact Hobson Travel Ltd., DRI’s official travel provider at 800.538.7464. If you would like to have access to the DRI online travel booking tool, you must complete a Business Traveler Profile form. To access the secure form, please CLICK HERE.

Within 24 Business Hours, you will receive information on accessing the system.

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS

No special discounts are provided for the Diversity for Success or Young Lawyers Seminars, Fidelity and Surety Roundtable, Defending Drug and Medical Device Litigation Young Lawyer Primer, the DRI Annual Meeting, or any non-CLE DRI meeting. For most other seminars, the first and second registrations from the same firm or company are subject to the fees outlined above. The registration fee for additional registrants from the same firm or company is $60 off the member rate, regardless of membership status. The group discount rate for DRI International seminar is $50 off the member rate and $40 off the member rate for Product Liability Conference and Drug and Medical Device seminar. All registrations must be received at the same time to receive the discount.

CLE/CE CLAIMS ADJUSTERS ACCREDITATIONS

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REFUND POLICY

The registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or before March 14, 2013. Cancellations received after March 14 and on or before March 21, 2013, will receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations made after March 21 will not receive a refund, but the course materials on CD-ROM and a $100 certificate good for any DRI seminar within the next 12 months will be issued. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Fax to DRI’s Accounting Department at 312.795.0747. All refunds will be mailed within four weeks after the date of the conference. Substitutions may be made at any time without charge and must be submitted in writing.

The registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or before March 14, 2013. Cancellations received after March 14 and on or before March 21, 2013, will receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations made after March 21 will not receive a refund, but the course materials on CD-ROM and a $100 certificate good for any DRI seminar within the next 12 months will be issued. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Fax to DRI’s Accounting Department at 312.795.0747. All refunds will be mailed within four weeks after the date of the conference. Substitutions may be made at any time without charge and must be submitted in writing..

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