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Friday, October 29, 2021

Case Western Reserve University School of Law: Law-Medicine Center Presented "Embryo Litigation: A Focus on Unique Legal Issues, Structural Challenges, and Resolution Platforms"

 

Case Western Reserve University School of Law: Law-Medicine Center Presented David J. Elk and Jay M. Kelley III  Speaking on Embryo Litigation in Cleveland, OH: A Focus on Unique Legal Issues, Structural Challenges, and Resolution Platforms on October 28th, 2021 - Watch Presentation Here

In this Maxwell J. Mehlman Lecture, David J. Elk, Senior Partner of Cleveland firm Elk & Elk, introduced Jay M. Kelley III, Managing Partner at Elk & Elk, who discussed the unique aspects presented by the recent Cleveland litigation surrounding the loss of eggs and embryos due to an issue with the cryogenic tank, including the lack of clear laws or precedent regarding the rights and remedies available under Ohio Law, the logistical challenges of pursuing a case with potentially 900 plaintiffs and 87 different firms, and the structure surrounding resolution of these claims in a way that was fair and equitable to each individual claimant and the unique challenges presented by the damaging claims.

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David J. Elk, Senior Partner at Elk & Elk

Jay M. Kelley, Managing Partner at Elk & Elk

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