Can Insolvency and Lost Profits Coexist?

Can Insolvency and Lost Profits Coexist?

Aug 23, 2018

It is not uncommon to see a financially distressed plaintiff suing for lost profits asserting the acts of a defendant were causal. We will discuss if and how insolvency can impact proximate cause or intervening cause assertions. We will discuss insolvency in both contract and tort damages as well as how several courts analyzed the issue, including a dissent.

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Can Insolvency and Lost Profits Coexist? Aug 23, 2018 Standard: $25.00
Dumb Things: Eminently Avoidable Legal Ethics Mishaps

Dumb Things: Eminently Avoidable Legal Ethics Mishaps

Sep 18, 2018

The presentation will cover various examples of dumb things lawyers do and explains how firms can avoid obvious mistakes arising from unthinking action or inaction (the low-hanging fruit of risk avoidance). 

What You Will Learn

  • Lawyers
  • Law firm general counsel/risk management counsel
  • Insurance Professionals

Who Should Attend

  • Pitfalls of holding client money
  • How to handle multiple client representation
  • Ever-present risks of disclosing client confidential information
  • Managing risks of social media involvement
Package Dates Price
Dumb Things: Eminently Avoidable Legal Ethics Mishaps Sep 18, 2018 Standard: $25.00
Counseling Drug and Medical Device Companies on Risk Prevention Strategies

Counseling Drug and Medical Device Companies on Risk Prevention Strategies

Sep 19, 2018

Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers encounter numerous risks which, if not handled properly, could lead to litigation. Risks include the challenges of properly marketing products, complying with numerous regulations and emerging adverse events. Mass tort litigation, and challenges based on the False Claims Act and the Antikickback Statute among others, pose perpetual risks along with handling the erosion of time tested defenses such as the learned intermediary doctrine. With an ever-shifting tide, it is important to stay current on these topics. Register now to learn from top attorneys whose focus is watching for and defending against these risks.

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Counseling Drug and Medical Device Companies on Risk Prevention Strategies - Members Sep 19, 2018 Standard: $150.00
Counseling Drug and Medical Device Companies on Risk Prevention Strategies - Non-Members Jul 19, 2018 Standard: $180.00
MSP Best Practices for Claims Professionals and Defense Counsel

MSP Best Practices for Claims Professionals and Defense Counsel

Sep 20, 2018

Best practices in the Medicare world continue to evolve! While this program updates of our traditional Best Practices program, speakers will spend significant time of new tips based on current events in the MSP world. Attendees will learn cutting edge MSP risk management techniques from attorneys who are highly skilled in MSP issues. Both speakers are former Chairs of DRI’s MSP Task Force, and bring together their experience addressing conditional payment exposure, Medicare Set-Aside (or future medical) exposure and Section 111 reporting questions. After 90 minutes, your organization will be better protected from the federal government by implementing their advice.

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MSP Best Practices for Claims Professionals and Defense Counsel - Members Sep 20, 2018 Standard: $150.00
MSP Best Practices for Claims Professionals and Defense Counsel - Non-Members Sep 20, 2018 Standard: $180.00
Building Information Modeling (BIM): Generating, Reviewing and Communicating the Intentions of the Owner, Designer and Constructor

Building Information Modeling (BIM): Generating, Reviewing and Communicating the Intentions of the Owner, Designer and Constructor

Nov 1, 2018

BIM is a process that continues to evolve with the addition of contemporary tools available to construction managers. CAD programs automated many of the tasks that used by be done by hand and drawing board as well as integrated the complexities architect and engineering drawings. Two dimensional renderings of design are output of such CAD programs. 3D scanning can bring infinite detail to an object and be incorporated into the BIM model. Finally, project management software creates a timeline for underlying tasks and job completion. 

As of 2007, Government funded construction projects must utilize Building Information Modeling. As a result, new technologies and tools must be embraced by owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, and all the various sub‐contractors. It should be no surprise that there may be challenges to this implementation. Already BIM is being used as a resource in litigation. Its design, operation, and history of implementation is critical to litigators.

Package Dates Price
Building Information Modeling (BIM): Generating, Reviewing and Communicating the Intentions of the Owner, Designer and Constructor - Members Nov 1, 2018 Standard: $150.00
Building Information Modeling (BIM): Generating, Reviewing and Communicating the Intentions of the Owner, Designer and Constructor - Non-Members Nov 1, 2018 Standard: $180.00