Better sexual harassment training

“Watch this video, check this box” sexual harassment training is no longer acceptable in California, and about blinkin’ time! Rote, non-interactive training may be useful as a defense to a lawsuit, but it turns out it’s more cost effective to just do the right thing by doing it right in the […]

By |2018-05-21T14:41:13+00:00May 18th, 2018|

FDA: “intended use” same as it ever was

The FDA announced on January 12 that they propose delaying “indefinitely” the publication of final rules on regulations describing the evidence that may be considered in determining a medical product’s intended uses. (21 CFR 201.128—drugs and 21 CFR 801.4—devices.)

According to the Federal Register notice, comments and a petition […]

By |2018-05-18T14:54:12+00:00January 24th, 2018|

104 reasons to avoid NFL and Olympics references in your promotional materials

I love my work on Promotional Review Committees. The (usually) collaborative nature of the process is satisfying, and I get to combine my legal practice with my pre-law technical communications experience (also known as “Engineers for Dummies”). And since I’ve been on the Marketing side of the table, I absolutely get that “No!” […]

By |2018-01-23T15:24:29+00:00January 23rd, 2018|

Trump may soon find out the pains of discovery

As the President will likely see in the near future, there’s one thing that is sometimes the most painful for litigation clients: the discovery process.

The Hill is reporting today that the President’s private lawyer, Michael Cohen, has filed a lawsuit against BuzzFeed News and Fusion GPS over the […]

By |2018-01-10T16:46:58+00:00January 10th, 2018|

A new look for a new year

This holiday season, I took some time off between December 24 and January 3 to unwind and have a little fun. One of my hobbies is tweaking or entirely re-vamping my blogs. Currently, I only have two going: this one, and my personal blog at insolentwench.com.

This new iteration of the Life Law […]

By |2018-01-10T15:21:32+00:00January 10th, 2018|

New Jersey imposes strict payment and meal limits for prescribers

On December 22, 2017, after vigorous public hearings and comments, New Jersey adopted new rules limiting pharmaceutical manufacturer payments to prescribers to $10,000 per year and imposing a $15 meal cap. The law goes into effect January 15, 2018.

Governor Christie first proposed the rule on International Opioid […]

By |2018-01-10T15:15:17+00:00January 9th, 2018|