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. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.