Some estimates say 20 million Americans use internet dating services to find romance. But when things don’t work out, should the dating service be held accountable and to what extent? Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Mark Brooks, an authority on the business of internet dating and Principal Consultant at Courtland Brooks and Brian Carver, Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Information, to discuss recent litigation against dating sites. Mark and Brian take a look at a recent lawsuits, background checks and online dating sites legal responsibility.
From roof collapse to slip and falls to property damage, the recent snowstorms across the country have created a variety of problems. Attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi welcomes Attorney David W. White, founding member of the law firm Breakstone, White & Gluck, PC and Attorney James T. Scamby, partner in the law firm of Tucker, Heifetz & Saltzman, LLP, to discuss the legal risks associated with snow and ice and who is responsible for slips, falls and injuries after a storm. They spotlight the Papadopoulos v. Target Corp case, the Massachusetts court ruling which raised the legal risk for property owners who don’t shovel their snow and the responsibility of the property owner or manager.
On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague, Doug Merritt, out of the San Francisco Bay Area office and guest, Attorney Jeffrey S. Mitchell, partner with the firm, Bostwick, Peterson & Mitchell LLP, to talk about the latest on California’s landmark medical malpractice and liability laws. Jeff discusses the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) and California’s current political climate, the defense and plaintiff perspective of medical malpractice cases and how structured settlements have impacted his clients.
A long-term liability, such as a block of worker’s compensation losses, an environmental loss or construction defect, can weigh down your firm’s balance sheet. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Brian Fillion, President and Founder of Liability Transfer Corporation, to discuss liability transfer and how this process of analyzing, transferring and managing liabilities can benefit corporations and law firms.
The complexities of dealing with Medicare issues when resolving Workers’ Compensation and Liability Claims is a growing challenge for all parties involved in the claim resolution process. There’s help with that and more. In this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen looks at the newly formed subsidiary of Ringler Associates, called Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. with President, David L. Hays. They explore the world of Medicare, workers compensation and liability claims, what lawyers and adjusters need to know and the advantages to the client.
On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Attorney Beverly Michaelis, Practice Management Advisor for the Oregon State Bar’s Professional Liability Fund, to discuss practice management, technology and current ethics issues for paralegals. Later in the program, Vicki will chat with Shawn Siek, Vice President of ESI Business Development at Teris, about what to look for in a service provider and hiring a litigation support vendor.