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October 11, 2019

The widespread use of cell phones, "granny cams," and facility surveillance cameras has led to such viral controversies as the "Dancing Doctor" videos taken of a surgeon's dancing antics while operating on patients, or a nursing facility security camera capturing footage of elder abuse committed by a caretaker. This technology has not only led to an influx in litigation, it has rendered such negligent or intentional activity virtually indefensible. When uploaded to social media or even shared with others informally, the footage is at best, a public relations nightmare for health care systems. "With the ever-changing laws and the increasing damages potential for plaintiffs and their attorneys, we can expect the number of claims supported by videographic evidence to continue to escalate," said Constance Endelicato, Partner at Wood Smith Henning & Berman. "More importantly though, it is imperative to address what is causing the provider to behave in an abusive, discriminatory, or callous manner toward patients, placing patients at risk for safety and causing irreparable emotional and physical harm." ...

September 18, 2019

In a highly anticipated session, acclaimed trial lawyer Mike Coffey will be providing insight on navigating the minefields of New York Labor Law at the upcoming CLM Construction Conference. "New York labor law is a hotbed of litigation traps and minefields for those unfamiliar with the nuances," explained Coffey, Managing Partner for Wood Smith Henning & Berman's New York and Connecticut offices "Increased frequency and severity have led carriers to completely withdraw from the market only to be replaced by those who often fail to recognize the complexities surrounding this body of law....

September 11, 2019

In what promises to be a highlight of the CLM Construction Conference, a panel of highly acclaimed thought leaders will present on the cutting edge issue of alternative fee agreements in the context of construction claims. "One of the reasons this session is receiving heightened interest is the thought that AFA's (alternative fee agreements), in the context of construction claims, work in limited circumstances," said Stewart Reid, Firmwide Managing Partner of WSHB. Reid, who will be moderating the panel discussion, stated "we will be exploring truly novel and innovative strategies for employing AFA's not only in construction defect matters, but all issues surrounding construction including construction site injuries and more."...

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