Category: Life Sciences
Berkley Life Sciences Fleet Safety Newsletter Article Series – Article 1 Why do I need a fleet management program?
Did you know that a motor vehicle crash occurs every 5 seconds and every 12 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash?1 Your company’s potential exposure to car accidents increases with the number of drivers, the number of vehicles, and the number of miles driven. With these odds, you want to be sure you have a solid program in place to manage your fleet and drivers and reduce your exposure. (more…)
Bowman and Brooke LLP's Discovery Coordination and eDiscovery Practice group presents the first of a three-part series of articles on discovery and document management.
Article 1, "Effective Litigation Holds," prepares you for implementing effective steps to preserve relevant information at the onset of litigation. It educates you about the new Fed. R. Civ. P. 37(e) on sanctions for "Failure to Preserve Electronically Stored Information," and the "reasonable steps" federal courts will expect you to take in order to avoid sanctions. (more…)
This is a question many life science companies have been asking themselves over the past couple of years as more data breaches are in the news. Even the federal government is at risk: in 2012, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected a breach of their information systems that resulted in the theft of personal information included by life science companies in their product submissions. The FDA quickly made the necessary adjustments but the submitting life sciences companies were concerned that the cyber criminals were after more than just personal information and were looking for data on clinical trials, intellectual property or more. The FDA defines cyber security as the “process of preventing unauthorized modification, misuse, or denial of use, or the unauthorized use of information that is stored, accessed, or transferred from a medical device to an external recipient.” (more…)
Hedy Linette Ranieri and Cynthia Khin to speak at the 2015 Claims College – School of Casualty Claims
Hedy Linette Ranieri, VP and Chief Claims Officer and Cynthia Khin, Resolution Director from Berkley Life Sciences will be speaking at the CLM 2015 Claims College School of Casualty Claims. The 2015 Claims College will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 9-12.
Each school is comprised of three levels and successful completion of all levels in a particular school will earn participants a respected and sought after designation, which will become the industry standard for identifying top-notch claims professionals. For individual schools, levels consist of pre-course reading materials, in-class instruction, group projects and an exam. The Claims College is not an industry seminar or conference, this is a true educational experience designed to help educate and grow the claims profession. (more…)
Not a headline you want to see in the news about your company......but if you are shipping “inactivated” biological samples or transferring them to work areas that require less vigorous laboratory practices and containment than a live sample would, you run the risk of this happening to you if you do not have robust practices in place. The impact of transfer/shipment of improperly inactivated samples can be severe: medical and disability or death expenses for infected person(s), medical expenses of those who fear they may have been infected, remediation costs, negative publicity, increased regulatory scrutiny, loss of contracts/business and third-party liability claims. (more…)
Cindy Khin, Life Sciences Casualty Resolution Director for Berkley Life Sciences is presenting at the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance’s 2015 Webinar Series
Product Recalls: Minimizing Risk Before Your Recall and Defense Strategy
Learn about product recalls from presenters who have lived through them! Participants will gain an understanding of the basics of product recall, risks, regulatory involvement in the recall process, including possible legal action against a company. Additional areas of the presentation will include risks involved with product recalls, including media coverage and trolling plaintiffs' lawyers. Is your company recall ready? Attend this Webinar and find out!
Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
Click on the link below to register for the webinar:
Ms. Jill Wadlund, President, Berkley Life Sciences is speaking on the topic “PREMIER PANEL 1 - CEOs Share Their Views on the Future of the Industry.” The annual conference will be held in Palm Desert, California, March 25-27, The CLM Annual Conference is the premier annual event for professionals in the claims and litigation management industries. (more…)
Ms. Hedy Linette Ranieri, VP and Chief Claims Officer, Berkley Life Sciences is speaking on the topic “LITIGATION MANAGEMENT - The 2015 CLM National Litigation Management Study - Highlights and Observations.” The annual conference will be held in Palm Desert, California, March 25-27, The CLM Annual Conference is the premier annual event for professionals in the claims and litigation management industries. (more…)
Berkley Life Sciences is pleased to announce that Mike Druckman, will be co-leading the discussion for our upcoming webinar "Preparing to Defeat the Next Pandemic - Navigating the FDA, Legal and Ethical Considerations." ~Mike Druckman