This presentation will touch on many different aspects of the professional liability insurance policy, and how to negotiate the best coverage. Coverage topics include optional endorsements, mutual choice of counsel, aggregate and loss only deductibles, and loss of earnings.
MSP Best Practices for Defense Counsel will teach practical and up to date “best practices” for the settlement and resolution of liability cases involving Medicare enrolled beneficiaries. The program will review the law and regulations but will focus on providing practical information counsel needs to know to ensure compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and Sec. 111. The resolution of conditional payment demands, Medicare Advantage Organization claims, future medical questions, and the contents of releases will be discussed.
Vapor intrusion has become a major driver at hazardous waste sites throughout the country and has affected both environmental clean-ups and real estate transactions. In particular, EPA’s focus on trichloroethylene (TCE) in indoor air has led to increased scrutiny during five-year reviews of CERCLA sites, in some cases reopening remediation activities. This panel will discuss the recent changes in EPA policy regarding vapor intrusion and discuss issues important to both the regulatory and regulated community.
This program will discuss the risks that design professionals face in connection with construction projects involving closely adjoining or attached properties. It will be presented from both the legal and the engineering perspectives. In connection with the former perspective, the program will discuss basic theories of liability and how to defend against them and the pre-construction protections design professionals can legally take. In connection with the latter perspective, the program will discuss basic engineering solutions to common place problems and how design professionals can protect themselves from a professional angle prior to and during construction.
This “lunch and learn” webinar is geared towards providing a core breakdown of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rules and regulations for attorneys new to trucking. The program will provide an easy-to-digest review of “Hours of Service” regulations, driver logs, driver qualifications, mandated drug and alcohol testing, vehicle inspection, and other federal rules applicable to commercial drivers. Panelists will also discuss FMCSA record keeping requirements and what documents are necessary to evaluate and defend a trucking case properly.
Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers encounter constant threats and challenges. One serious threat is a breach of cybersecurity during the product life cycle and/or during postmarket management. Other challenges to industry include patient-focused drug development, labeling of biosimilars, and regulations for medical device software, among others. The FDA recently issued guidance on Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices.
The FDA is also considering guidance on other key regulatory drug and device issues. Register now for this informative webinar to learn from two top FDA regulatory lawyers who will assist you in better understanding these critical issues.