John C. McMeekin II will be presenting a course entitled “Defending Nuisance Claims” at the 27th annual National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues (FETTI) (Sept 29 – Oct 1, 2021) in Chicago, IL. Mr. McMeekin will discuss the practice and defense of nuisance claims and practical issues associated with managing nuisance claims in real time. Mr. McMeekin’s presentation to insurance claim handlers and attorneys will highlight the elements and complexities of public and private nuisance claims, the most significant defenses to such actions, and damage issues raised in nuisance actions. Mr. McMeekin will address and analyze the legal and policy considerations regarding the unique issue of “continuing nuisances,” including how to address them as they are continuing to occur with both clients and the public.
Mr. McMeekin is a partner and trial lawyer in Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Philadelphia office. He represents clients as local, national and trial counsel in environmental, toxic and mass torts product and related class actions, products liability, insurance coverage and aviation litigation. He regularly publishes in professional and law review journals on a variety of topics related to toxic tort and environmental litigation throughout the United States and at law schools in Japan, China and Korea. Mr. McMeekin has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, was selected as a “Top 40 under 40 lawyer” and has been repeatedly selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. Mr. McMeekin can be reached directly at: (215) 575-4324 • email@example.com