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The Anatomy of a Lawsuit

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In today's society, most entities will eventually find themselves doing battle in the court system. Many risk managers also serve as litigation managers, strategizing with defense counsel and advising elected officials as the case progresses. If you are sometimes confused by the legal system and the language that attorneys speak - this session is for you! Attorney Melanie Keeney, of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan and Jackstadt, PC will explain the various components of a lawsuit and what risk management professionals can expect at each stage of the process. This webinar will be especially helpful for newer risk managers and others who want to strengthen their expertise in this area of the core competencies.

Invite your city attorney or your claims adjuster! Registration fees are per site, so register today and share this informative presentation with your colleagues. For more information and to register, visit

Airport body scanners spreading across U.S.
The Associated Press via Google News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Transportation Security Administration announced nine more U.S. airports that will receive body-scanning technology, as the U.S. heightens its effort to detect hidden explosives and other weapons amid a threat highlighted by an attempted bombing on Christmas Day. More

Consulate: Do NOT use highway to Monterrey
U.S. Department of State via KGBT-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A new warning for Americans south of the border: do not use the highway to Monterrey in Mexico. The American Consulate in Monterrey is warning United States citizens not to use the highway between Reynosa and Monterrey as well as the the highway between Nuevo Laredo and Monterrey. More

Cautious optimism in South Africa ahead of World Cup
The Korea Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The 2010 FIFA World Cup is only three months away. The draw is set, the stadiums are complete. The world counts down with a mixture of excitement and trepidation at the prospect of Africa hosting its first World Cup. Expectations are no less varied in the Rainbow Nation itself. More

Report: Californians need to be better prepared for earthquakes
Sacramento Business Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Californians are aware of major earthquakes and the effect from temblors, but many have not taken necessary steps to make their homes safer and protect their personal finances, according to a just-released report. More

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Officials in Pittsburgh say flood risk is serious
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Officials in Pittsburgh moved to erase "a false sense of security" among residents about the prospects for serious flooding in the coming weeks. Several days of warmer, drier weather have dissipated much of the snow that piled up in Pittsburgh during a record-breaking February of storms. But in higher elevations that feed the city's rivers, very little has melted. More

Los Angeles council considers deactivating 10 ambulances at night
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Facing a shrinking number of options to close a budget gap that could grow to $600 million in the next fiscal year, the Los Angeles City Council is weighing whether to deactivate 10 rescue ambulances at night. Council members postponed a decision amid confusion about how the proposal would affect response times and after listening to the tearful testimony of a man whose father recently died of a heart attack. More

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Red Cross chief praises Chile's earthquake readiness
People's Daily Online    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The low death toll in Chile's 8.8-magnitude earthquake, as compared with the tolls in similar temblors elsewhere, speaks well of the readiness of Chile's government and people, Bekele Geleta, the secretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, said recently. More

Potties, pickups and preparedness
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The city of Corpus Christi, Texas, hasn't used the $188,000 video screen it bought with homeland security funding in 2008. But when a hurricane strikes, city officials will be ready to watch footage from surveillance cameras around the area — if the storm doesn't knock them out, of course. More

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