The Opioid Crisis

The Old Library, Lloyd's
Thursday, 14 February 2019
1:10 pm – 1:55 pm
    • Shane Sayers, Partner, Kennedys Law
    • Karishma Paroha, Senior Associate, Kennedys Law
  • Accident lecture

In this IIL accident lecture Shane Sayers and Karishma Paroha provided an update on the development of opioid abuse together with legal insurance risks and ramifications.

In their presentation, Shane and Karishma started with an introduction and brief history of opioid abuse, including the US, Canada and Europe. The main part of their presentation was a commentary on the developing epidemic including consideration of relevant guidelines, cases and recent articles.

By the end of this lecture members would have gained an insight into:

  • The background of the Opioid Crisis
  • A comparison between the status of opioid abuse in the USA and Europe
  • The latest headline developments and anticipated projections

Martin Eddison, Price Forbes & Partners Ltd.

  • The Old Library, Lloyd's
  • One Lime Street
  • London
  • EC3M 7HA
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