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Malpractice Lawyer Indicted – Was It Extortion Or A Consulting Fee?

One of Maryland’s leading medical malpractice attorneys has been charged by federal prosecutors with attempted extortion. Allegations are that he demanded $25 million, couched as…

Recovering From A Ransomware Attack

More than half of businesses were hit by a ransomware attack in 2019, at an estimated total cost of $11.5 billion. That’s per a recent…

Top Management Will Be Liable For CSP Incidents

Gartner research predicts that in four years the top management of companies that suffer cyber-physical security (CSP) incidents will routinely be held liable, especially those…

Pandemic Underscores Need To Insure Intangible Assets

A recent joint report from Lloyd’s of London and KPMG finds that as much of 85 percent of total business value in many industries now…

Ten Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation

First on the list: not nailing down a deal that has just been agreed to. After a long day of haggling that ends in a…

Trump Lawyer In WI, Working For Kanye West, Draws An Ethics Complaint

A complaint filed with Wisconsin’s Office of Lawyer Regulation alleges that a long-time Republican attorney is working for both the Trump campaign and the presidential…

Hospital Lawsuit Immunity

Whether people who have had Covid-19 are immune to the virus is an open question, but hospitals and other healthcare providers are acquiring another immunity,…

New York Latest State to Enact Cybersecurity Law

With its Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act. New York joins a growing number of states that have enacted cybersecurity mandates. Potentially…

Texas Bar Owners Sue Governor Over Shutdown

A group of Texas bar owners and a trade group, the Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance, have sued Texas Governor Greg Abbot over his bar…

A Giant Canary In The Digital Coal Mine

Virtually all law firms and companies with legal departments, and even most businesses with no in-house lawyers, by now are aware of the increased cybersecurity…

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