John D. North, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, is on the faculty for a live webcast on “Avoiding Lender Liability Claims: Best Practices for Your Firm.” The program, to be presented on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET), is sponsored by The Knowledge Group.
This program will explore the fundamentals of Lender Liability Claims and the remarkable theories and actions involving these claims. The panelists will provide and present key strategies and practical tips in avoiding threats, damages, penalties and other risks that may potentially arise during a lender liability claim lawsuit. Speakers will go beyond the basics and present all important issues, trends and developments in the previous years that greatly impacted the lender liability landscape.
Key topics will include:
- Lender Liability – An Introduction
- Causes of Action and Theories
- Compulsory Counterclaims: What You Need to Know
- Significant Lender Liability Claims
- Strategies and Tips to Avoid Penalties and Damages
- What Lenders Need to Know and Do
- Trends and Updates in 2018
Mr. North is Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, where his practice emphasizes trial practice. He has tried jury and non-jury cases in state and federal courts, including over 75 jury cases to verdict. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.
Mr. North’s practice concentrates in commercial and banking litigation, particularly in matters involving negotiable instruments and financial fraud. Mr. North has represented banks in class actions alleging claims under New Jersey and federal consumer legislation. A significant portion of Mr. North’s practice is devoted to the defense of catastrophic injury and other high exposure cases in the areas of negligence, public entity liability, construction, and professional liability, including the defense of attorneys, accountants and insurance brokers.
He also maintains a personal injury practice limited to the representation of plaintiffs in medical malpractice and other cases involving significant injuries and complex liability issues. Mr. North is the author of the evidence treatise A Trial Lawyer’s Strategic Guide to the New Jersey Rules of Evidence, and is the only New Jersey lawyer selected as a principal author of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, contributing the chapter in the treatise devoted to Medical Malpractice.
Additional program information and registration details at: http://bit.ly/2Cihu2t