10/16/2015: Michael Prokopik Speaks at Workers’ Comp Themed Chesapeake RIM Meeting

Michael Prokopik, one of the founding Principals of Franklin & Prokopik, spoke at the RIMS Chesapeake Chapter’s October 15th meeting.  The topic of the meeting was Workers’ Compensation Impact: Telecommuting and Home Office Ergonomics and it took place at the Radisson Baltimore North in Timonium.  The meeting also included a Toys for Tots drive.

As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 11,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries.  Visit http://www.chesrims.org/meetings.html for additional information on the Chesapeake Chapter’s meetings.

10/1/2015: F&P’s Randall, Fowler and Stephenson Present Mock Trial at MMTA Conference

Franklin & Prokopik attorneys Bert Randall, Brad Fowler & Andrew Stephenson presented an entertaining mock trial this afternoon at the Maryland Motor Truck Association’s Annual Conference, Boosting Your Business.  The mock trial,”Are you Ready for Court?”, demonstrated what a company might go through in court after an accident. MMTA’s Vice President of Safety Craig Talbott  joined F&P as one of the witnesses, playing the role of state police officer.  Conference attendees then had the opportunity to electronically play the jury.

Maryland Motor Truck Association serves and represents the motor carrier industry in Maryland. Their goal is to strengthen the trucking industry through advocacy, education, regulatory assistance, highway safety initiatives, information services, and business services.  F&P is a proud supporter of the organization, both Stephenson and Randall sit on their Board of Directors and the firm sponsored today’s event.