Newsletter Archive Year: 2019

One Bad Apple: Navigating through Sexual Battery and Other Intentional Torts

December 2019

By Constance Endelicato Partner, Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP SCAHRM Immediate Past President Intentional tort claims are flooding our media outlets with tales of horrific instances of sexual abuse…

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Cyber Risk Aggregation in Healthcare

October 2019

Trevor Weyland, Area Senior Vice President, Healthcare Practice Arthur J. Gallagher Cyber risk aggregation arises both internally and externally to an organization, and represents a multiplier effect to the scale…

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Mitigating Large Verdicts

June 2019

Amy Evans, Executive Vice President Business Development and Liability Claims Division Intercare Insurance Services Linda Pierce, Western Regional Claims Advocacy Leader Arthur J. Gallagher 2018 was a record year for…

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The Evolution of Discrimination, Disability and Sexual Harassment Claims: Traditional Claims and the New Frontier

May 2019

By Todd E. Croutch Partner – Fraser Watson & Croutch, LLP Traditionally, at least in the last decade or so, most discrimination and harassment claims have been brought against businesses…

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PENALTIES, PUNITIVES, AND GRANNY CAMS: The Escalating Lure of Elder Abuse Litigation

April 2019

By Constance A. Endelicato Partner – Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP In the United States, 15% of our population is comprised of individuals over 65 years of age.  That…

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A BRAND-NEW TAKE ON WAKE AND BAKE: Healthcare Risk Management Issues in Cannabis-Legal California

March 2019

By Steve Meister Criminal Defense Lawyer, Meister Law Offices On January 1, 2018 cannabis became legal in California for responsible adult use (commonly known as “recreational” use).  Its possession for…

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