2010 was a big year for jury verdicts in courts across the nation. From tobacco litigation to asbestos to car roll-overs, plaintiffs were big winners in the courts. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Reni Gertner, News Editor of Lawyers USA and Attorney Kevin J. Dunne from the law office of Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP, to discuss Lawyers USA’s “Top Ten Jury Verdicts of 2010”. They take an in-depth look at these specific cases and get a defense attorney’s perspective.
Effective October 26, 2009, amended New York Labor Law: Section 195 will require employers to provide written notification to their employees, at the time of hiring, of their rate of pay and obtain a written acknowledgment from each employee of the receipt of this written notice. Co-host, Attorney J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Charles H. Kaplan, Partner in the NY office of Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP and Barbara S. Mehlsack, Esq., Partner in the New York firm of Gorlick Kravitz & Listhaus, P.C. to get two perspectives on amended New York Labor Law: Section 195, compliance and what this newly amended law means for New York employers as well as their employees.
Many companies and law firms have adopted financial reporting and collection systems, but aren’t fully exploiting their capabilities. On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Kenneth Jones, chief operating officer of Sedgwick, Detert, Moran, & Arnold’s Xerdict Group, to discuss October’s Law Technology News’ article, “Capture Metrics. “ They discuss how these technologies can not just help general counsel and corporate law departments monitor their company’s spending habits, but also can be used to analyze legal department expenditures. This helps the GC spot trends, and cut costs.