Defending New York | The Defense Never Rests Podcast Episode 67
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Defending New York | The Defense Never Rests Podcast Episode 67

In this episode of The Defense Never Rests podcast, host Meghan Henry is joined by returning guest Shari Belitz as well as Christopher Dickerson. NYC residents Chris and Shari work for the city of New York. Driven by his passion for the Big Apple, Chris defends the city that never sleeps as a public entity. Tune in to hear the implications of defending a public entity vs. a smaller, private one. #TheDefenseNeverRests #LegalPodcast #NewYorkLaw LETS CONNECT ○ LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/2HhY16s ○ Instagram: @morganakins_pllc ○ Facebook: https://bit.ly/38oOypR LETS CHAT ○ Email: pbaxter@morganakins.com Schedule a call with me today so we can discuss your goals! THE DEFENSE NEVER RESTS PODCAST ○ Apple Podcast: https://apple.co/2SRVcOT ○ Spotify: https://spoti.fi/38pFsJn ○ Soundcloud: https://bit.ly/2vy79AV WHAT TO WATCH NEXT ○ I Hate My Job! What Do I Do?: https://youtu.be/W4dmAvVFTws ○ Being Bold in Risk Management: https://youtu.be/tTerJnnoGrw ○ A Peek Behind The Supreme Court’s Veil: https://youtu.be/DG0qCcwiacE WHEN CLIENTS WORK WITH ME THEY SEE: ✅Early case assessments, within 60 days, so that they can see the strengths and weaknesses of their case EARLY! ✅Vetted exit strategies within 60 days, that allow them to decide EARLY what the best course of action is for their particular case! ✅A deliberate approach to what we spend in litigation because we don't do everything; we do what generates the most ROI for that particular exit strategy. (Ex. If you want an early mediation, we may not even need to take Plaintiff's deposition). ✅If desired, a legal budget (a real one) within 30 days so that you can see what you are about to spend. ✅Internal M&A SOPs that mirror our litigation philosophy, i.e. automated 30 and 60 day reminders upon file opening, weekly reports on reporting deadlines, daily and weekly diary reminders on reporting, exit strategies and discovery deadlines. ABOUT ME My name is Patricia Baxter. I am a managing partner helping companies keep their litigation costs under control & close files! I collaborate with insurance companies and self-insured businesses to reach their goals. In addition to my role as an active trial attorney, I also specialize in early and efficient dispute resolution. My practice is concentrated in 3 main areas: products liability, aviation, and premises liability. With products liability I represent manufacturers and distributors of various powered industrial machinery/equipment; industrial/commercial equipment; medical devices; construction equipment; food service products; cosmetic products; aviation component parts; automotive OEM and aftermarket component parts; elevators; plumbing, electrical and lighting fixtures; and recreational equipment and related component parts. With aviation I represent airlines and aviation vendors, including skycaps, wheelchair handlers, plane cleaners, baggage handlers, Jetway operators, tarmac mechanics and more. With premises liability I represent large commercial landowners and facility management companies with high self-insured retentions. Thanks for watching!
Nuclear Verdicts & Reptile Theory | The Defense Never Rests Podcast Episode 61
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Nuclear Verdicts & Reptile Theory | The Defense Never Rests Podcast Episode 61

In this episode of The Defense Never Rests podcast, we are joined again by Rebecca Gregg and Shari Belitz. Tune in as they discuss nuclear verdicts, the pivot of utilizing fear in courtroom culture, defining reptile theory, and the use of reptile theory in trucking cases. Let us know what you think in the comments #NuclearVerdicts #ReptileTheory #LegalPodcast LETS CONNECT ○ LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/2HhY16s ○ Instagram: @morganakins_pllc ○ Facebook: https://bit.ly/38oOypR LETS CHAT ○ Email: pbaxter@morganakins.com Schedule a call with me today so we can discuss your goals! THE DEFENSE NEVER RESTS PODCAST ○ Apple Podcast: https://apple.co/2SRVcOT ○ Spotify: https://spoti.fi/38pFsJn ○ Soundcloud: https://bit.ly/2vy79AV WHAT TO WATCH NEXT ○ I Hate My Job! What Do I Do?: https://youtu.be/W4dmAvVFTws ○ Being Bold in Risk Management: https://youtu.be/tTerJnnoGrw ○ A Peek Behind The Supreme Court’s Veil: https://youtu.be/DG0qCcwiacE WHEN CLIENTS WORK WITH ME THEY SEE: ✅Early case assessments, within 60 days, so that they can see the strengths and weaknesses of their case EARLY! ✅Vetted exit strategies within 60 days, that allow them to decide EARLY what the best course of action is for their particular case! ✅A deliberate approach to what we spend in litigation because we don't do everything; we do what generates the most ROI for that particular exit strategy. (Ex. If you want an early mediation, we may not even need to take Plaintiff's deposition). ✅If desired, a legal budget (a real one) within 30 days so that you can see what you are about to spend. ✅Internal M&A SOPs that mirror our litigation philosophy, i.e. automated 30 and 60 day reminders upon file opening, weekly reports on reporting deadlines, daily and weekly diary reminders on reporting, exit strategies and discovery deadlines. ABOUT ME My name is Patricia Baxter. I am a managing partner helping companies keep their litigation costs under control & close files! I collaborate with insurance companies and self-insured businesses to reach their goals. In addition to my role as an active trial attorney, I also specialize in early and efficient dispute resolution. My practice is concentrated in 3 main areas: products liability, aviation, and premises liability. With products liability I represent manufacturers and distributors of various powered industrial machinery/equipment; industrial/commercial equipment; medical devices; construction equipment; food service products; cosmetic products; aviation component parts; automotive OEM and aftermarket component parts; elevators; plumbing, electrical and lighting fixtures; and recreational equipment and related component parts. With aviation I represent airlines and aviation vendors, including skycaps, wheelchair handlers, plane cleaners, baggage handlers, Jetway operators, tarmac mechanics and more. With premises liability I represent large commercial landowners and facility management companies with high self-insured retentions. Thanks for watching!
The Causes of Social Inflation & Nuclear Verdicts | The Defense Never Rests Podcast Episode 18
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The Causes of Social Inflation & Nuclear Verdicts | The Defense Never Rests Podcast Episode 18

In this episode of The Defense Never Rests Podcast, I am joined by cohost Scott Rybny as we talk with Shari Belitz and take a deep dive into the root causes of social inflation and nuclear verdicts. Let us know what you think in the comments below!   THE DEFENSE NEVER RESTS PODCAST ○ Apple Podcast: https://apple.co/2SRVcOT ○ Spotify: https://spoti.fi/38pFsJn ○ Soundcloud: https://bit.ly/2vy79AV LETS CONNECT ○ LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/2HhY16s ○ Instagram: @morganakins_pllc ○ Facebook: https://bit.ly/38oOypR LETS CHAT ○ Email: pbaxter@morganakins.com Schedule a call with me today so we can discuss your goals! WHAT TO WATCH NEXT ○ Save Money in Legal Fees: https://youtu.be/BpPw2Xpil0k ○ What to Do When Your Client Hates You: https://youtu.be/regfXaAphrM ○ Litigation Exit Strategy: https://youtu.be/06oWqYuf5fM WHEN CLIENTS WORK WITH ME THEY SEE: ✅Early case assessments, within 60 days, so that they can see the strengths and weaknesses of their case EARLY! ✅Vetted exit strategies within 60 days, that allow them to decide EARLY what the best course of action is for their particular case! ✅A deliberate approach to what we spend in litigation because we don't do everything; we do what generates the most ROI for that particular exit strategy. (Ex. If you want an early mediation, we may not even need to take Plaintiff's deposition). ✅If desired, a legal budget (a real one) within 30 days so that you can see what you are about to spend. ✅Internal M&A SOPs that mirror our litigation philosophy, i.e. automated 30 and 60 day reminders upon file opening, weekly reports on reporting deadlines, daily and weekly diary reminders on reporting, exit strategies and discovery deadlines. ABOUT ME My name is Patricia Baxter. I am a managing partner helping companies keep their litigation costs under control & close files! I collaborate with insurance companies and self-insured businesses to reach their goals. In addition to my role as an active trial attorney, I also specialize in early and efficient dispute resolution. My practice is concentrated in 3 main areas: products liability, aviation, and premises liability. With products liability I represent manufacturers and distributors of various powered industrial machinery/equipment; industrial/commercial equipment; medical devices; construction equipment; food service products; cosmetic products; aviation component parts; automotive OEM and aftermarket component parts; elevators; plumbing, electrical and lighting fixtures; and recreational equipment and related component parts. With aviation I represent airlines and aviation vendors, including skycaps, wheelchair handlers, plane cleaners, baggage handlers, Jetway operators, tarmac mechanics and more. With premises liability I represent large commercial landowners and facility management companies with high self-insured retentions. Thanks for watching!

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