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In this presentation Michael Klein, P.E., CHMM outlined the requirements of a sampling plan and Quality Assurance/Quality Control procedures that must accompany sampling and/or testing of materials in environmental disputes.

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In this session at the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, experts and practitioners were asked to discuss the risks inherent in the scientific testing of products and materials at issue in toxic torts and other environmental litigation.

The discussions included the potential pitfalls of generating erroneous and/or unfavorable results that may affect the admissibility of scientific evidence. In his presentation, Mr. Klein outlined the requirements of a sampling plan and the Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures that must accompany a product/materials sampling plan.

Presented at the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section 24th Annual Spring CLE Meeting April 10, 2015

 

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Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I.

Michael heads the environmental practice at Robson Forensic. His expertise involves the systems and processes used to manage and dispose of hazardous materials. His experience includes working at National Priorities List (NPL) superfund sites where he remediated uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous wastes.

Michael’s casework often involves analysis of pathways of exposure, including dose reconstruction. His experience includes both public and private sector projects, involving a range of potentially harmful materials. Michael has also taught college level courses in the management, and disposal of hazardous waste and the cleanup and demolition of radiologically contaminated equipment and facilities.

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