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Quote of the Day - One year they asked me to be poster boy - for birth control. - Rodney Dangerfield
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Reviews The Birth Control Litigation
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals is facing a growing number of lawsuits claiming that the company concealed the health risks associated with the top-selling birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin. Please join me and my fellow attorney, Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Mike Danko from the Danko Law Firm and James T. O'Reilly, Professor of Law at University of Cincinnati College of Law, to a look at the basis for the litigation, the reported side affects, the FDA's role, Bayer's continued marketing campaign and the federal lawsuit against the makers of Yaz & Yasmin. Click on the link below and give a listen!
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Employs New York Law For Rate Of Pay Issues
Effective October 26, 2009, amended New York Labor Law: Section 195 will require employers to provide written notification to their employees, at the time of hiring, of their rate of pay and obtain a written acknowledgment from each employee of the receipt of this written notice. Please join me as I welcome Attorney Charles H. Kaplan, Partner in the New York office of my law firm, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP and Barbara S. Mehlsack, Esq., Partner in the New York firm of Gorlick Kravitz & Listhaus, P.C. to get two perspectives on amended New York Labor Law: Section 195, compliance and what this newly amended law means for New York employers as well as their employees, and the start of a nationwide trend.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Talks About The FTC's Regulation of Bloggers And Advertisers
Attention bloggers: The Federal Trade Commission approved new Web guidelines pertaining to "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." The FTC wants bloggers to disclose free products or payments they have received from companies for reviewing their products. Please join me and my fellow co-host, attorney and Law.com blogger Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Eric P. Robinson, Staff Attorney at the Media Law Resource Center and Attorney Barry J. Reingold, partner in the Washington D.C. office of Perkins Coie, as we clarify the FTC's new guidelines, look at the ethics of blogging, blogger abuse and how these new guidelines will impact the blogosphere. Give a click on the link below and give a listen.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Goes Behind The Coal-fired Utilities Question
In a landmark decision in Connecticut v. American Electric Power Co. Inc., the Second Circuit Court of Appeals sided with a group of eight states, the City of New York and various environmental groups, who had filed a public nuisance lawsuit against five of the nation's biggest coal-burning utilities. Please join me and my fellow attorney, co-host and Law.com blogger Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Matthew F. Pawa from Law Offices of Matthew F. Pawa, P.C. and Attorney Thomas J. Heiden, partner in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins, to dissect Connecticut v. AEP, get reaction from both sides of this landmark case and how this decision will impact power companies, as well as future environmental litigation.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Flags Down The Red Flags Rule
The American Bar Association filed suit against the Federal Trade Commission after it applied the Red Flags Rule to lawyers, leaving the legal communirty reeling. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger, attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Andrew M. Smith, Partner at the Washington DC office of Morrison & Foerster and chair of the American Bar Association's Red Flags Task Force and privacy expert Attorney Mari J. Frank to spotlight the Red Flags Rule. We will take a look at the controversial Red Flags Rule, the suit filed by the ABA, and how this rule could ultimately affect the legal community. Click on the link below and give a listen.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Enters The Great Health Care Debate
When the issue of medical liability reform came up in President Obama's speech on Health Care reform in front of Congress, it was met with boos from Democrats and a standing ovation from Republicans. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome medical malpractice reform expert, Professor Stephan Landsman the Robert A. Clifford Chair in Tort Law and Social Policy from DePaul University College of Law and Darren McKinney, Director of Communications from the American Tort Reform Association to look at both sides of medical liability reform as the debate plays out for trial attorneys and the medical profession. Give a click on the podcast link below and give a listen!
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Talks With The ABA's Legal Rebels Tour
With a legal community today that is embracing technology and new media that we're all too familiar with here at Legal Talk Network, our friends and colleagues in print media are turning to new media to expand and reach a growing audience. Please join me and my fellow Law.com bloger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome the ABA Journal's editor, Edward A. Adams, and Rachael M. Zahorsky, legal affairs writer for the ABA Journal, to give you an inside look at the ABA Journal's latest venture, The Legal Rebels Project. We explore the transition to new media, how lawyers and law firms are reinventing themselves in the current economy and take a look at life on the road on the Legal Rebels Tour '09. Give a click on the link below to listen in.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Goes Back To The New Law School
It's back to school and many law students face a new curriculum, the large workload and the hefty price of tuition. But University of California, Irvine School of Law stands out with a new agenda, creating a hands-on approach to law school, a concentration in public service and free tuition for their inaugural class through donations. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor at UCI Law, to chat about his new venture, the new approach to law school, students and what lies ahead. Give a click on the icon below and listen in to our conversation.