Ransomware: You Don’t Always Have to Pay

DATE POSTED June 8, 2021
NEWS
Ransomware attacks are growing in frequency, threatening the U.S. critical infrastructure, businesses, and public and nonpublic entities. It is also one of the most intractable and common threats facing organizations across all geographies. Key stakeholders have seen an increase in the average ransom payment by 43% to $220,298 in Q1 2021. With increasing sophistication and […] Continue reading...

Analyzing and Comparing of Case-Specific Activities of Daily Living to the Occupant Exposure in Minor and Moderate Accidents

DATE POSTED May 11, 2021
NEWS
In the past, biomechanical experts were limited to utilizing whatever ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) had been previously published when making the comparison between the exposure while undergoing a certain activity to the occupant exposure in a minor or moderate motor vehicle accident. But now with newer technologies (mainly motion capture), experts like those at […] Continue reading...

Hit Me with Your Best Shot: An Employer’s Guide to COVID Vaccines and Other Pat Benatar Songs

DATE POSTED February 4, 2021
NEWS
As the nation rolls out COVID vaccines, there are many unsettled issues for employers. Can employers require employees to take vaccines? What are the potential liability risks involved? Tune in to this panel discussion that dissects the latest EEOC guidance on the issue and other legal risks while offering practical guidance to employers on this […] Continue reading...

Settlements with Medicare Set Asides: Where the Industry is Today and How are we Building a Better Process for Tomorrow

DATE POSTED November 10, 2020
WEBINAR
This program focuses on the obligations under the Medicare Act relating to whether, when, how and why to protect Medicare’s future interest in the context of a workers’ compensation and how liability cases continue to frustrate the industry. Tom Thornton and Porter Leslie discuss whether it is a result of an impasse to settlement negotiations […] Continue reading...

The Employment Law Horizon: Hot Topics and Trends in the COVID-19 World

DATE POSTED July 16, 2020
NEWS
The world of employment law has undergone a shakeup with new and challenging issues from the latest on marijuana in the workplace to regulation reform to the Family and Medical Leave Act, and of course the potential impact of Covid-19. This presentation will bring you up to speed on the new frontiers. Are you prepared […] Continue reading...

Work/Life Management and How This Will Change Post-Pandemic

DATE POSTED July 9, 2020
NEWS
Lawyers have always been used to multi-tasking and wearing many hats as we navigate through our personal and professional lives. As the country (and the world) shut down this past March, many of us started having to wear many of those hats all at the same time, and in the same physical space. As many […] Continue reading...

COVID King: Investigating and Defending the Liability Mayhem and Madness (Part 2)

DATE POSTED June 9, 2020
NEWS
As government officials throughout the country debate re-opening businesses to the public, insurance and risk management professionals must prepare to face a variety of COVID-19 related liability claims. Given the rarity of global pandemics, companies and organizations of all types likely have not previously considered how accepted standards of care will be handled in emergency […] Continue reading...

COVID King: Investigating and Defending the Liability Mayhem and Madness (Part 1)

DATE POSTED June 4, 2020
NEWS
As government officials throughout the country debate re-opening businesses to the public, insurance and risk management professionals must prepare to face a variety of COVID-19 related liability claims. Given the rarity of global pandemics, companies and organizations of all types likely have not previously considered how accepted standards of care will be handled in emergency […] Continue reading...

Pandemic Cybersecurity Related Issues and the New Normal

DATE POSTED June 2, 2020
NEWS
As Covid-19 quickly turned us into a remote workforce, cyber risk and the number of attacks increased exponentially. Hackers have remained on the prowl for the path of least resistance to a company’s systems and to expose vulnerabilities for executing attacks. What are your legal responsibilities in today’s digital world?  This question has become increasingly […] Continue reading...

Great Expectations: Managing Eccentric and Difficult Plaintiffs (and Their Attorneys)

DATE POSTED May 28, 2020
NEWS
Great Expectations: Managing Eccentric and Difficult Plaintiffs (and Their Attorneys) We all have handled claims and defended cases where the plaintiff has an unrealistic expectation as to certain damages, such as the nature and extent of personal injury or wage losses that lack proof. Sometimes those plaintiffs are represented by attorneys who equally have outsized […] Continue reading...