1 12, 2022

PLUS Podcast: In the Boardroom with Resnick and Fuller Episode 3

By |2022-12-01T08:29:22-06:00December 1, 2022|@PLUS, D&O, EPLI|0 Comments

In Episode 3, John and Stephanie discuss why boards and officers need to be particularly thoughtful about the topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion, or DEI. They will explain how DEI presents a truly unique set of legal concerns because companies can be faulted both for doing too little or for doing too much. Citing trends in recent lawsuits, including one that led to a $10 million jury verdict, they outline the legal risks from both angles. The conversation wraps up with some practical tips about best practices for minimizing risks in your DEI initiatives. You can listen to the [...]

28 11, 2022

This Job Is Killing Me, Are You Insured?

By |2022-11-23T08:35:18-06:00November 28, 2022|@PLUS, EPLI, General Risk Management|0 Comments

Here’s a claim scenario many companies may not have considered. An employee, after sustaining a heart attack at work, files a lawsuit against their employer, claiming that stress caused by excessive work demands and the hostile work environment they were subjected to ultimately resulted in their critical health condition. This may sound far-fetched but a recent report from the surgeon general on workplace mental health highlights the risks posed by toxic work environments. According to the report, chronic stress caused by heavy workloads, long work hours, and unpredictable schedules can disrupt sleep, increase muscle tension, and impair metabolic function, resulting [...]

17 11, 2022

PLUS Podcast: In the Boardroom with Resnick and Fuller Episode 2

By |2022-11-16T17:24:16-06:00November 17, 2022|@PLUS, D&O, EPLI|0 Comments

In Episode 2, John Fuller and Stephanie Resnick focus on the potential legal liabilities that corporate officers and boards must consider in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade, Stephanie and John will discuss how the seismic change in reproductive health law will impact company decisions on corporate culture and employee benefits as well as the risks for directors and officers, as they seek to adapt to a rapidly evolving state and federal legal landscape. You can listen to the podcast episode below or for easy access [...]

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