Craig Liljestrand Authors Article on Setting Evidence Standards in New Jersey Superior Court Case

October 26, 2016

Craig T. Liljestrand, a Chicago-based partner and member in the Product Liability practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, authored the article," N.J. court sets evidence standards in talc/cancer case, tosses lawsuit," published by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on October 26, 2016. This article is part of Mr. Liljestrand's monthly column with the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin "Toxic Tort Talk."

The article examines a recent case from the New Jersey Superior Court, Carl, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, etal., No. ATL-L-6546-14 (N.J. Sup. Ct.) (2016), where the court ruled that significant deficiencies in the plaintiffs’ two principal experts’ methodology and analysis render their opinions inadmissible; therefore, the defendants’ motions to bar testimony and for summary judgment were granted.

Read the full article. "N.J. court sets evidence standards in talc/cancer case, tosses lawsuit," in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

Craig Liljestrand has extensive experience in the areas of toxic tort, products liability and environmental litigation. He is recognized for his litigation and trial skills in the areas of asbestos, silica, welding fumes, lead paint and occupational disease claims.  

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.