After the full month we’ve had here at Stem, I very much appreciated the bonus day of February 29th – but alas, it was not quite enough for me to get our usual month-end roundup out on time! Our clients have been busy too — here’s a peek at what they’ve been up to:
- Legal research browser extension Lexbox is pairing with organizations of all sizes to offer webinars on using the tool. Anyone interested in hosting a Lexbox webinar is encouraged to get in touch.
- BC law firm Pushor Mitchell was proud to announce that partner Vanessa DeDominicis was nominated for the Kelowna Daily Courier‘s Top 40 Under 40, while Alf Kempf blogged on “having your severance and eating it too“, and Andrea East talked about the new Societies Act coming this fall.
- Canadian tax law firm Thorsteinssons issued tax alerts related to registered disability savings plans and CRA collection policies along with the newly-released Ontario and BC budgets. The firm also launched a new service page detailing its work and experience in the area of CRA voluntary disclosures.
- Sacramento law firm Cutter Law posted several items to their metal-on-metal hip implant blog: the FDA’s increased oversight of MoM hips, same-day hip replacements, and DePuy’s manufacturing errors in a UK factory.
- Roy Gentles of Ontario construction law boutique Robson Carpenter blogged the firm’s recent observations related to municipal drinking water systems and condominium law on the Condo Development Blog.
- Warwick, RI eldercare lawyer Mark Heffner shared details of an upcoming free conference for family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, where he will be presenting a session on the legal and financial considerations of Alzheimer’s Disease.
- Divorce lawyer Russell Alexander shared his predictions for what 2016 will bring to family law in Ontario, posted a video introducing the concept of collaborative practice, and welcomed law student Amelia Rodin to his firm’s team.
- Product injury law firm Hissey Kientz shared news related to the 100+ Zofran lawsuits pending in multidistrict litigation , above-average asbestos-related deaths in Texas, and a $124 million against the maker of Risperdal. The firm also opened up a new key area dedicated to Fluoroquinolones on its main website.
- Ottawa personal injury firm Van Dyke Law Office blogged about Ontario’s auto insurance IME problem, sharing footage of the OLTA’s presentation to the legislative assembly which criticizing the “culture of claims denial” and proposed ways to fix the broken auto insurance system.
Check back next month for month our next round of new & notables.