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Brooke Bohlke Takes to the Stage at CLM’s 2019 Nevada Chapter Education and Networking Event
(Las Vegas, NV) Individuals in the industry charged with handling high exposure difficult lawsuits are going to be in attendance at a highly anticipated educational program focused on unique resolution tool strategies. Slated to take place on September 12, 2019, from 5:30 through 7:30 in Las Vegas at Gordon Biersch, this panel kicks off the CLM Las Vegas Chapter educational programming for the upcoming year. "Structured settlements are one tool which are available to lawyers, risk managers and claim professionals in their arsenal when tackling difficult cases," said Brooke Bohlke, Senior Counsel at the Las Vegas office of Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman, LLP. Bohkle, who will be leading the panel discussion of acclaimed industry experts said "we will be provide sage practice pointers and unique strategies which provide vital ammunition to resolving cases otherwise destined for trial."
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- Named "Go-To Law Firm" in ALM's annual edition of In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies
- Top 200 ranking on Law360's 400 2019 list of largest U.S. Law Firms
WSHB Partner Constance Endelicato Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 List
WSHB Partner Constance Endelicato was recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in Litigation-Healthcare in Los Angeles, California.
WSHB Partner Janice Michaels Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 List
WSHB Partner Janice Michaels was recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in Litigation - Construction in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Michaels has been bestowed this honor for the past four consecutive years.
One Bad Apple: Navigating through Sexual Battery and other Intentional Torts
Individual providers and healthcare organizations are dealing with the challenges of egregious intentional torts such as sexual assault by providers and other bad acts. It can be difficult to navigate the coverage issues, reservation of rights, need for medical board counsel, criminal counsel, and cumis counsel. WSHB Partner Constance Endelicato will explore all of these topics and more at a Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management (SCAHRM) in-person breakfast program on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at The California Club in Downtown Los Angeles. Included in this lively discussion, Ms. Endelicato will also address the potential PR damage control for the facility and negligent hiring and supervision claims against the facility which can result in cross claim for indemnity. This presentation will prepare you to navigate these issues as well as discuss claims that seem to be false accusations.
Leading Construction Litigator Cynthia Tari Joins WSHB’s Dallas Office
(Dallas, TX) – WSHB is proud to announce the arrival of one of Texas's leading construction litigators, Cynthia A. Tari, to the firm's Dallas office. With over 25 years of experience litigating and arbitrating construction disputes, Ms. Tari's case handling includes breach of contract, negligence, professional malpractice, and lien/bond claims on both public and private projects.