APA Webinar: DRAM Shop Liability and Toxicology Review with the Experts!

  • January 10, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar


  • Coupon can only be used once during the current calendar year.


Join us as experts Michael J. McCabe, Jr., Ph.D. and John Cocklin of Robson Forensics presents to us the latest information and issues regarding DRAM Shop Liability and Toxicology.  

Toxicological analysis provides the technical foundation of most DRAM shop disputes.  You'll learn about the scientific aspects related to blood alcohol concentration, intoxication and impairment; metabolizing alcohol, drinks-per-hour-per-weight, and gender; and, restaurant operations and premises security; and a bit of crash reconstruction.

Michael J. McCabe, Jr., Ph.D. is an internationally-trained and nationally recognized scientist with both research and teaching experience.  He has a broad-based background in toxicology with specialized expertise in mechanistic immunotoxicology and human health assessment.  Dr. McCabe earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from Albany medical College, NY, and completed post-doctorate training at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.  he is an active member in many professional associations including the Society of Toxicology and has served on numerous national and international advisory committees for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Academy of Sciences, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the World Health Organization.  He sits on the editorial board of four toxicology journals, has been widely published and has received numerous research grants from NIH.  Dr. McCabe applies his expertise in toxicology to issues involving exposures to agents such as metals, solvents, PCBs/Dioxins, and pesticides; blood alcohol, recreational drugs and substance abuse; food allergies; dermal reactions; and cosmetic product liability.  He has spent more than 24 years working in the field of toxicology studying the adverse effects of chemical, physical and biological agents on living organisms. 

John Cocklin is qualified to investigate matters of law enforcement practices and procedures, as well as DRAM Shop litigation and the regulation of alcoholic beverage products.  John had a 34 year career with the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General; 22 years as a detective, Lieutenant, Deputy Chief and Chief with the Division of Criminal Justice, and 12 years as Chief Investigator with the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.  He was also a uniformed police officer in Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania.  As Chief of Detectives, Mr. Cocklin had supervisory responsibility for 400 Detectives and Investigators assigned to various criminal investigation units in the Division of Criminal Justice.  As Deputy Chief, he commanded the Division's Internal Affairs unit and the Prosecutor's Supervisory Bureau that involved the supervision and review of criminal conduct, non-criminal professional conduct, use of force, and code of ethics violations.


$25 members

$30 non-members, guests

Last day to register:  Friday, January 5, 2018.

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