Suzanne Halbardier participated at Perrin Conferences New York Asbestos Litigation virtual 2020 panel discussing Trials During COVID-19 and Ethical Issues to Consider. The panel was framed around issues of ethics and how to proceed with trials during the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel addressed concerns around trial proceedings for immune-compromised clients, jurors, and overall health safety precautions. Suzanne voiced concerns on the side of the defense obligations to preserve client’s rights where the use of virtual testimony/trials over teleconference presents risks of technical difficulties that could result in prejudicial outcomes. See video for highlights of the panel discussion.