15 07, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine or Termination? Judge Upholds Employer Mandate

By |2021-07-15T12:36:42-05:00July 15, 2021|@PLUS, EPLI, Med PL, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Dana Ring is a partner in Wood Smith Henning & Berman’s Dallas office. Her practice focuses on providing clients’ executive teams with strategic business advice on labor and employment issues, triaging and resolving pre-litigation employment claims, and litigation management.  In addition to managing a nationwide docket of pre-litigation employment matters, Dana counsels employers on matters related to wrongful discharge, retaliation, harassment, discrimination, wage and hour compliance, FMLA leave and employment agreements. Houston Methodist Hospital Can Fire Employees Who Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine In a recent decision the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas, a federal judge dismissed [...]

7 06, 2021

COVID-19 EPLI Update

By |2021-06-07T13:14:19-05:00June 7, 2021|@PLUS, EPLI, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Elan Kandel represents insurance companies with respect to all aspects of claims involving directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, professional liability and commercial general liability policies. Michelle Gordon is Claims Manager of the Management Liability team at Markel Service, Incorporated. Michelle is responsible for overseeing a team of claims examiners located across the US. Her team handles employment practices liability, directors and officers liability, and errors and omissions claims for private and public institutions. Prior to joining Markel Service, Incorporated, Michelle practiced law as an insurance defense attorney in New York, focusing on professional and general liability. [...]

19 04, 2021

COVID EPLI Update Podcast: Vaccine and Return to Work Implications for EPLI Insurers and Policyholders

By |2021-04-19T16:06:07-05:00April 19, 2021|@PLUS, EPLI, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Now that vaccines are slowly beginning to roll out, and at least some landlords in major metropolitan areas are predicting a more ramped-up return to work in June or July, COVID related EPLI claims are a rising concern for employers. Elan Kandel of Bailey Cavalieri LLC, Tanner Hackett of Yourcounterpart, Michelle Gordon of Markel, Jaime LaPlante of Bailey Cavalieri LLC, and Tom Sheridan of Mitsui discuss sources of potential EPLI claims, trends with EPLI claims, return to work issues, vaccine related issues and accommodations, and more in this podcast. Listen to the podcast episode below, or on the PLUS Connect [...]

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