Bruce A. Cranner is a partner in the New Orleans firm of Frilot LLC. His practice focuses on medical liability defense, drug and device defense, product liability litigation, peer review hearings, and matters involving credentialing, licensure actions, and other forms of professional liability litigation including defending attorneys. Mr. Cranner is a past chair of the DRI Medical Liability and Health Care Law Committee. He is also a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, and the Product Liability Advisory Council. Mr. Cranner isthe chair of the DRI Medicare Secondary Payer Task Force and the program chair for this webcast.