IALDA Attorneys Present IAAPA Webinar on Crisis Management – A Legal Perspective – April 27, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.

The Intl Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) will host a webinar on Crisis Management featuring IALDA attorneys.

Crisis Management – A Legal Perspective

April 27, 1 p.m. EDT

This seminar will address the legal aspects of crisis management, including crisis communication, preservation of evidence, dealing with local, state and federal authorities, handling staff issues, adverse publicity, experts and preparing for potential litigation. The session is presented by experts who are active members and supporters of both IAAPA and IALDA (International Amusement & Leisure Defense Association).

SpeakersJohn W. Grund, IALDA Attorney and Managing Shareholder of Grund • Dagner, P.C; Bryan T. Pope, IALDA Attorney and Managing Shareholder of The Pope Firm; Lary I Zucker, Esq. IALDA member and Counsel to the New Jersey Amusement Association, and Chair, Amusement Sports and Entertainment practice group, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman and Goggin

IALDA, the Intl Amusement and Leisure Defense Association ( is  an international non-profit association of defense attorneys, operators, insurance representatives, experts and others whose mission is to promote and protect the legal interests of the amusement, recreation and leisure industry. IALDA provides a forum for members to exchange information, share experiences and develop common discovery, safety and litigation strategies. IALDA also operates as a clearinghouse for speakers and authors on industry-specific topics and educational seminars.
As IALDA president Joe Hassinger explains, “IALDA and IAAPA have a long history of working together to present important and timely information to the industry regarding safety and risk management, and we expect this webinar will accomplish that mission.”
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IALDA Attorneys Present WWA Webinar Wednesday, April 6, 2011

If you are a member of the World Waterpark Association, you know about “Webinar Wednesdays.”  These are free, one-hour webinars on a wide-ranging variety of topics such as human resources, marketing, employee training, and risk management.

April 6 (2:00 p.m. EDT) is a broadcast of “Face to Face with Your Employees on Facebook,” presented by IALDA members Lary Zucker, Gaylee Gillim, Joe Hassinger and Bryan Pope at the 2010 WWA convention and trade show.  Join us then!


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If You’ve Got Employees On Facebook,
Then Next Week’s Webinar Is For You!Facebook and other social media sites can be great free tools to use to market your facility or build camaraderie among your team. Yet, these newer communications vehicles come with their own set of unique challenges. As a waterpark manager you may be asking yourself: What control do I have over what my employees say about my facility and their jobs on their Facebook pages? What happens if I find a negative post by an employee? What rights do I have versus my employee? Hear answers to these types of questions and more during next Wednesday’s webinar program. 

Join us for Webinar Wednesdays – our FREE online learning program! Check out all the details and then get signed up!

Face to Face with Your Employees on Facebook-A Primer for Employers on Monitoring Social Networking Sites 


This workshop will explore the legal and ethical issues that may arise when employers monitor postings on social networking sites.

          Presenters:  Gaylee W. Gillim, Esquire, Gaylee W. Gillim, Attorney at Law
                               Lambert J. Hassinger, Jr., Esquire, Galloway, Johnson,
                                 Tompkins, Burr & Smith
                               Bryan Pope, Esquire, The Pope Firm
                               Lary Zucker, Esquire, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman &

          Date & Time:   April 6, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Cost:                 FREE!



 More Webinar Wednesday Events are scheduled! Mark your calendars with these upcoming dates and get signed up today: 


  • April 20, 2011 – How Effective Leaders Communicate
  • May 4, 2011 – Trends and Tips for Merchandise at Waterparks

Did you miss a previous Webinar Wednesday? Recordings now available here! This includes the recording of the hugely popular webinar, What You Need to Know About the 2010 ADA Standards for Aquatic Recreation Facilities.


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Notice from CPSC regarding Walking Balls

Notice from CPSC related to Walking Balls:  According to the Notice, the CPSC has informed state amusement ride officials of the risks associated with this product and encourages state officials not to permit this ride in their states.