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The following is a listing of popular LawMobile programs specifically covering a variety of legal issues. They are designed to function as a springboard for ideas. We are prepared to present on any of the following subjects, or variations thereof, or entirely different subjects. Take advantage of this opportunity to tailor-make an educational program that will specifically address your company’s educational needs. Let us know how we can help you get started. Contact Roger Yaffe (800-231-9110) for more information or to sign-up for LawMobile today.

BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Bank Duties in the Face of Customer Fraud
  • Third-Party/Vendor Contract Compliance: Effective Contracting Strategies
  • Latest Developments in Lender Liability (Commercial and Residential)
  • Loan Documentation: Best Practices and Issues to Avoid
  • ATM/Website Accessibility under the ADA
  • Minimizing Risk on Problematic Agriculture Loans
  • Rail, Aviation and Space Lending – How to Perfect Your Security Interest on an International Basis
  • Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith: Does It Exist and When Does It Apply?
  • Recent Cases of Interest to Financial Institutions
  • Front Line Updates on Regulatory Compliance
  • Insurance Coverage for Financial Institutions
  • Risk Management Best Practices for Lenders in Real Estate Workouts
  • Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce
  • Restructuring Payment of Past Due Accounts to Avoid Bankruptcy Preference Liability
  • Warning Signs That Your Customer Is Heading Toward Bankruptcy
  • Navigating State and Federal Mortgage Loan Servicing and Loss
    Mitigation Rules

COMMERCIAL LAW

  • Succession Planning for Business Owners
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Achieving Strategic Objectives
  • Brand Management: Offensive and Defensive Tools to Protect IP Owner Compensation and Benefits
  • Emerging Trends in Commercial Lease
  • Cyber Security: Practical Systems and Policies
  • Allocating Risk by Contract: Indemnify, Hold Harmless or Insure?
  • Dispute Avoidance and Resolution with Non-Boilerplate
  • Mediation and Arbitration Provisions
  • They Took Your Secrets, Now What?
  • High Stakes Patent and IP Litigation
  • The Ubiquity of Social Media and Its Impact on Litigation
  • Avoiding or Mitigating Employment Law Risk Class Action and SOL Waivers

COMPLEX TORT AND PRODUCT LIABILITY

  • Use of the Corporate Witness as Expert
  • Importance of Designating and Defending the 30(b)(6) Deponent
  • Social Media and Its Effect on Product Misuse, Foreseeability and Product Liability Claims
  • Pitfalls with Standard Contract Language for Defense/Indemnity
  • Manufacturer’s Responsibilities with Respect to Governmental Agencies
  • Media Issues in the Recall, MDL and High Profile Case
  • Insuring Vendors for Their Negligence/The Manufacturer’s Additional Insured Endorsement
  • Dealing with the Reptile Plaintiff’s Lawyer in Deposition and Motion Practice
  • Mediation Tactics
  • Post Manufacture Duty to Warn (or Recall)
  • Strategies for Developing and Delivering a Corporate Apology

 CONSTRUCTION LAW

  • Green and Sustainable Design Issues for Architects, Engineers and Design Professionals
  • Workers’ Compensation Coverage and Construction Site Accidents
  • Wrap Insurance Programs on a Construction Project
  • Mediation Do’s and Don’ts: Advice from The Inside
  • Contractual Indemnification
  • Additional Insured Tenders
  • Effective Mediation Strategies to Bring Resolution to Complex Cases
  • What to Do When OSHA Shows Up — Common Mistakes Made By Companies
  • Admission of Liability: The “Good Guy” Approach and Other Heresies In The Modern Age Of Nuclear Verdicts
  • Defending HVAC Claims: Don’t Get Sucked in On Negative Pressure Theories
  • The Role of a Surety in a Construction Claim
  • Employment of Undocumented Workers by Subcontractors: Evaluating General Contractor Workers’ Compensation Potential Liability
  • Drones in the Construction Industry: Opportunities and Regulations
  • Independent Contractor versus Employee: The Department of Labor’s Interpretations and the Impact on the Construction & Homebuilding Industries
  • Architects and Engineers: The Interplay of Commercial General Liability and Errors and Omissions Policies

DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY

  • Insurance Coverage and Working with Your Insurer
  • The Role of Corporate Counsel in Security and Privacy Practices
  • Risk Management and Breach Response
  • Privacy and Security Considerations in M&A and other Contractual Transactions
  • Recovery of Damages, Indemnification Claims, Subrogation & Affirmative Use of Contractual Limitations and Remedies
  • Privacy and Security in Global Business
  • The Changing Landscape of Threat Actors and Threat Vectors (aka What the Bad Guys Are Doing)
  • Insider Threats and Responsibility for Privacy & Security of Employee Data
  • Security and Privacy Considerations for Industry Specific Data …HIPAA, Financial World, Retail
  • When to Bring in a Forensic Expert and How to Work with Them
  • Unique Privacy and Security Considerations Presented by The Use of Mobile Devices and Mobile Apps

 EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW

  • Take it or Leave it: Leave of Absence, Light Duty, & Telecommuting as “Required” Accommodations Under the ADA and PDA
  • Classifying Employees in the New Economy: Exempt and Non-Exempt Employees, Independent Contractors, and Joint Employment
  • Best Practices for Workplace Investigations
  • Defending Employment Law Class Actions: Arbitration & Other Defense Strategies
  • Defending Wage & Hour Claims
  • Medical Marijuana at Work: The Grass Isn’t Always Greener
  • Down the Rabbit Hole: The NLRB’s Unique Interpretation of the Law, Handbooks, and Protected Speech
  • Bullying in the Workplace: When All Other Causes of Action Fail
  • Hiring and Firing, What Every Employer Should Know
  • Employer Legal Compliance in Regard to Same Sex Marriage?
  • What to Do When the EEOC Comes Knocking: Again? Navigating the Latest EEOC Initiatives Under Its 2016 Strategic Enforcement Plan

 INSURANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES

  • You’re Never ‘Fully Covered’ — Obligations and Liabilities of Insurance Brokers in Procuring Insurance for Their Clients
  • Diminution of Value Damages In Property Loss Claims
  • The Claims File — Friend or Foe?
  • Ethical Dilemma Presented by Diminishing Limits Insurance Policies
  • The Science & Necessity of Risk Management • Allocating Risk by Contract: Indemnification, Hold Harmless, and Insurance Provisions
  • A Survey of Emerging Risks: A constantly evolving and updated presentation which in the past has considered and addressed the timely topics at the time, such as: Nanotechnology; Use of Drones; Computer Data Breaches, etc.
  • Good Faith/Bad Faith – Navigating the Legal Landmines and Staying Out of Trouble
  • Handing the Split File and the Tri-Partite Relationship – Ethical and Practical Issues Involving Defense Counsel, the Insured and the Insurer
  • Independent Counsel – What is it, When is it Needed, and What are the Rules of the Game?

 PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

  • Spy the Lie — Verbal and Non-verbal Cues Have Been Scientifically Studied to Determine if the Speaker is Telling the Truth
  • Mediator Misconduct — What Ethical Rules Exist and How Can They Be Violated
  • Judge and Jury Misconduct —What to Look for and How to Handle it
  • The Art of Negotiation — What will Motivate Your Opponent (besides money)
  • Cyber Liability for Law Firms
  • Lawyer Engagement Letters and a Lack of Privity — When is This a Valid Defense?
  • Coverage Issues in Legal and Medical Malpractice Cases — New Trends
  • Budgeting and Case Management: New Realities in Cold Blooded Battles
  • It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s….:  How Drones are Altering the World of Professional Liability
  • Why and How to Defend Damages
  • When Things Go South:  Managing Crisis in the Attorney-Client Relationship
    The Fundamentals of Data Protection at Work

RETAIL & HOSPITALITY LAW

  • Social Media — How to Get It, How to Use It
  • Friend or Foe? Tendering Among Friends
  • How to Win Without Losing — Cost Effective Claims and Litigation Practices
  • The Retailers Guide to Avoiding the Spoliation Nightmare
  • Strategies for Complying with the Medicare Act and Efficiently and Effectively Achieving Claim Closure.
  • Ethics and claim handling Point of Sale Litigation — Update on Cyber and Other Point of Sale Threats
  • It’s OK to Say You’re Sorry: How to Protect Your Brand and Do the Right Thing at the Same Time

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

  • Dealing with Claims Involving Fatigued Drivers and Sleep Apnea
  • Taking Control of the Claim Early — Early Analysis and Resolution of Claims
  • Strategies for Limiting Exposure in Traumatic Brain Injury Claims
  • Strategies for Preparing a Witness for Deposition, Including Corporate Representatives
  • Defending the Plaintiff’s Bar Version of the Spread Offense: How to Fight the Reptile Theory in Discovery and Trial
  • Current Courtroom Technology in Trucking Cases
  • Harnessing Technologies in Vehicle Accident Reconstruction
  • Developing a Defense Strategy to Diffuse Hindsight Bias of Jurors
  • Admission of Liability: The “Good Guy” Approach and Other Heresies in The Modern Age of Nuclear Verdicts
  • Application of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Upon Private Motor Carriers — Are You Aware of the Risks?
  • New Technologies Bolster the Litigation and Expert Processes
  • Transportation Contracts for Legal Compliance & Risk Management
  • Claims and Litigation Strategies for Broker and Logistics Liability
  • Keeping your Independent Contractor Independent
  • DOT and OSHA issues for Trucking Companies: Where the Lot and Warehouse Collide.
  • Preventing Spoliation Claims in the Electronic Age
  • Trucking Basics — A Primer for the New Claims Handler
  • Medical Marijuana, the ADA and other Employment Issues in the Trucking Industry
  • Preparing for an Audit — The Do’s and Don’ts retail transportation

 WOMEN’S CONNECTION

  • Holding Strong: Success Through Client and Counsel Cooperation
  • Passing the Buck: Tips on How to Get the Quickest and Most Effective Risk Transfer
  • Top 5-10 Wackiest State Laws
  • Risks and Rewards of Social Media: Benefits, Burdens and Spoliation Issues
  • Learning to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace
  • Nationwide Jury Verdict Trends & Tort Reform Efforts
  • The Glare of the Spotlight: Surviving Government Investigations and Negative Media Attention
  • Talent Management and Discrepancy Salary Considerations
  • Back to the Future? “3D Laser Scanning Technology: A scan is worth 1,000,000 data points”
  • Is a Rocky Mountain High Going to Bring Employers Down? (Medical Marijuana in the Employment Context)
  • Time for an Efficiency Upgrade? Strategies for Electronic Data Management and E-discovery
  • There’s an App for That: Data Breach and Cyber Security Issues (Tailored to the industry about managing data and documents to which employees have access from personal phones, personal computers, etc. and programs/policies for protecting this data).
  • Avoid Creating the Smoking Gun: Tips for Communicating Effectively by E-mail with a Focus Towards Minimizing Future Litigation Risk

 WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

  • Illegal Immigration: How Does it Affect Claim Exposure?
  • State Workers’ Comp Acts Opt-in/Opt-out
  • Willful Misconduct – Attacks on Exclusive Remedy
  • MSA’s: Truth, Lies and Alternative Approaches to Medicare Compliance
  • Defenses to Drugs and Intoxication in the Workplace
  • Police/Firefighter Presumptions
  • Construction Accidents and Determining Liability
  • Construction Law: Analyzing the Impact to Your Workers’ Compensation Experience Mod as Part of the Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Exceptions to Exclusive Remedy
  • Social Media – How to Use and Privacy Concerns
  • Teleworking: Off and On the Clock
  • Coordination of Benefits (Disability, Unemployment, ADA)
  • Treatment Guidelines: Where They Are Used and Their Benefits
  • Are You Being Set Up: Best Practices to Avoid Bad Faith Claims
  • Perils of Post-Accident Drug Testing in the Wake of Recent OSHA Guidance
  • OSHA Reporting and Workers’ Compensation Reporting Requirements
  • Admission/Exclusion of Expert Opinion Evidence
  • Appellate Review of Errors in the Admission of Expert Opinion Evidence
  • Use and Abuse of Medical Question Authority
  • AMA Guidelines – Use in Sequential Injuries, Claim Reopening, and Subsequent Injuries
  • Managing/Reducing Prescription Medications, a National Approach