Episode 517: Whelan Decision Creates Liability for Manufacturers

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Michael Posavetz, an attorney with Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, discusses the manufacturer’s liability for replacement parts or maintenance issues on equipment they manufactured or for which they supplied component parts.

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Michael Posavetz
Michael Posavetz, Senior Attorney, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

Our Guest

Michael Posavetz is a Newark-based attorney with Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC and he currently focuses his practice in the area of mass tort litigation where he represents corporate defendants in New York and New Jersey. Michael also has extensive experience as in-house counsel to distribution companies, education facilities, and start-up organizations where he has advised corporate clients on reducing liability, improving efficiency and ensuring legal compliance with various state and federal regulations.

Chris is the chief editor for the Business Intelligence Briefs, distributed all over the world by business organizations and he is one of the primary writers (with Keith Prather) for the Executive Intelligence Briefs. He also makes close to a hundred presentations each year to business and industry associations in the US and overseas. He is on the Board of the Business Information Industry Association in Hong Kong and serves as a resource for the media and for many trade publications.

Chris has a doctorate in Political Economics and advanced degrees in Soviet Studies and Asian Studies and was a professor of international economics and finance for over 15 years prior to starting Armada.