“I don’t do stress” is a very 1980’s statement and does not stand up to scientific analysis any more than Gordon Gekko’s “Lunch is for wimps”.
If you have any doubts that attitudes towards sex equality have changed over the years, it is worth reading one of the early sex discrimination judgments, Peake v Automotive Products.
Put simply business development doesn’t work because it is focused on what is in it for the law firm or the lawyer rather than what is in it for the client.
Reviewing the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Injury Case for Lawyers: When is PTSD More Than It Appears?
I was recently interviewed by Lawyers Weekly on the subject of post traumatic stress disorder. The occasion was a simply awful recent Michigan Court of Appeals case, Overweg v. Thomas, that dismissed a very serious post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) claim for a woman who watched her husband die.
The Louisville Courier-Journal reported on Monday about a rash of suicides by Kentucky lawyers, including one that occurred in a casino parking lot in Gulfport.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that General Mills, citing the possibility of salmonella contamination, is recalling 168 cases of single-serve, reduced-sugar Cinnamon Toast Crunch bowl packs sold by food services such as cafeterias or restaurants.
PBS talk show host, Charlie Rose, and his production company recently agreed to pay as much as $250,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by a former unpaid intern who claimed minimum-wage violations under New York State labor laws.
Jeffrey Kelly of Dublin, OH, has made a plea agreement with federal prosecutors after being accused of operating a $1.5 million Ponzi scheme that left 15 victims in its wake.
A newspaper in Canada reports today that a 36-year-old cruise ship employee faces child pornography charges after police and Canadian border officials in Halifax found explicit files aboard the cruise ship where he works.
Is It Okay to Re-Hire an Employee Who Was Fired for Sexual Harassment? Ontario Court, Unsurprisingly: Nope
In Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada v. CEP, Loc. 3011, the Ontario Divisional Court concluded it was not.