Dying on the Job looks at the variety of reasons people take the lives of coworkers or themselves and offers explanations for their behavior. Some are pathological; others are simply stretched to limits they canít sustain. The author offers real stories throughout and ends with a consideration of trends, responses, and prevention strategies.
Ronald D. Brown served four years as an assistant U.S. attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. After his tenure as a federal prosecutor, he spent the next decade in private law practice in Newark, during which he settled a $1 million medical malpractice suit, successfully argued a precedent-setting corporate case before the stateís highest court, and tried more than one hundred criminal jury trials, including a dozen homicides. He studied labor law and alternative dispute resolution at New York University Law School and also studied labor and employment law at Columbia Law School, from which he earned an LLM in 2004. He has taught criminal law and lectured extensively on issues of criminal law and labor and employment law. He has served as a labor law advisor to the U.S. army and as a labor and employee specialist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C.