Patricia Baxter Announced as Speaker for the 2017 CLM Annual Conference.
BY Morgan, Akins & Jackson
| March 28, 2017
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Patricia Baxter Announced as Speaker for the 2017 CLM Annual Conference.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (March 28, 2017) – CLM is pleased to announce Mrs. Patricia Baxter will be speaking on “Risk Management: Balancing The Interests Of The Insured And Insurer When Business Concerns And Litigation Exit Strategies Are At Odds”.  This conference will be held on March 29-31 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

Patricia J. Baxter is the Managing Partner of the Philadelphia Office of Morgan & Akins, PLLC.  Ms. Baxter’s practice is concentrated in the areas of 1) products liability (representing manufacturers and distributors of various powered industrial machinery/equipment; industrial/commercial equipment; medical devices; food service products; cosmetic products; automotive OEM and aftermarket component parts; elevators; plumbing, electrical and lighting fixtures; and recreational equipment and related component parts), and 2) premises liability (representing large commercial landowners and facility management companies with high self-insured retentions). Additionally, her practice also includes property/fire, construction, trucking/automobile liability, aviation, professional liability, insurance coverage (first and third party), medical malpractice, and transportation.

Honors and Professional Activities

  • 2010 Pro Bono Publico Award for Civil Litigation
  • 2014 Speaker, CLM Annual Conference, Walking the Line: Ethical and Practical Considerations in Deciding When and How to Split the Claims and Coverage Files
  • 2015 Speaker, Updates/Developments in Product Liability: August 2015 Update
  • 2016 Sweeping Developments in Product Liability Insurance: January 2016 Update
  • 2016 Speaker, CLM Annual Conference, Product Liability: Tender Issues in Today’s Global Economy


  • Product Defect And Inadequate Warning Claims: We’ve Got A Jury For That (January 25, 2017)
  • Defending Product Liability Cases: The Best Defense Remains a Good Offense (March 15, 2015)
  • No Product Liability Expert? No Problem (January 6, 2015)
  • Preparing Litigation Budgets in the New Product Liability/Tincher Era (January 21, 2015)
  • Pennsylvania’s New Product Law Applied Retroactively (February 20, 2015)
  • Who Needs Fraud? A Negligent Misrepresentation that a Product’s Design Met ANSI Standards Fuels $5M Punitive Damages   Award (Oct 13, 2015)
  • Effectively Employing the “Assumption of the Risk” Doctrine in Product Liability Cases: Proving Plaintiff’s Appreciation of All Potential Pitfalls (Oct 6, 2015)
  • Downstream Distributor in Product Liability Action Entitled to Indemnification from Manufacturer, Even Absent a Finding of Defect (Sep 25, 2015)

About the CLM:

The CLM is the largest professional association in the insurance industry with a membership of more than 35,000 professionals in the claims resolution and litigation management industries. Founded in 2007, the CLM membership benefits from our networking events, continuing education programs, and a wide variety of industry resources. To learn more about CLM, please visit


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