WSHB founding partner Kevin Smith will share cutting edge tips and strategies for practitioners facing high exposure construction site accident cases. The session, entitled "Emerging and Alarming Trends in Construction Site Accident Claims: The Impact on Nuclear Verdicts and Social Inflation" will take place at the upcoming 2021 Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Conference in San Diego, CA on September 23rd at 10:45 a.m. Together with celebrated thought leaders in the areas of jury selection as well as claims management, this panel is sure to deliver a wealth of knowledge to attendees who deal in high stakes construction litigation. Kevin Smith will be joined by Lawrence Beemer of Tokio Marine HCC, Marissa Bevers of Trial Behavior Consulting and Deborah Broon of Tutor Perini Corporation.
Kevin Smith is a highly-acclaimed trial lawyer who has spent the majority of his professional life trying cases on behalf of Fortune 500 companies and major corporations. In his over 30 years of practice, Kevin has defended commercial, professional liability, product liability, transportation and catastrophic matters in state and federal courts. Despite having to frequently overcome difficult challenges on liability and damages in high exposure cases, Kevin has obtained victories on behalf of his clients in an impressive ninety four percent of the cases he has tried. This has resulted in Kevin being elected to the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates and regularly honored as a Southern California “Super Lawyer.”