2008 May

Articles Articles in this issue:

The admissibility of a defendant’s written policies and procedures as evidence of the standard of care

From hospitals to railroads, police agencies to banking, P&P can be used to establish duty and standards of care

Shirley Watkins

2008 May


Establishing the Special Needs Trust: How to keep your win from becoming your client’s loss

Avoiding great hardship for a client who receives certain public benefits requires careful planning

Kevin Urbatsch

2008 May


Ontario: Lessons from one city’s attempt to regulate homelessness

Can evicting homeless people deny them their Constitutional rights?

Michele Magar

2008 May


The anatomy of risk

An analogy to help your client better evaluate his case — and the settlement offer

Bo Links

2008 May


When your client is out of control

When your client is out of control

Jeffrey Krivis

2008 May



The Holy Grail uncovered?

Who says your client is faking it? Methods for preemptively and scientifically validating, diagnosing, and treating injured clients’ chronic pain

Tom Benghauser

2008 May


Attorney fee awards and the common fund doctrine: Hands in the plaintiffs’ pockets?

With the expansion of the common fund doctrine has come the diminishment of ethical and statutory requirements governing recovery of attorney’s costs and fees

Mary K. Bedard

2008 May


You win some; you lose some

Recent rulings on recovery of expert witness fees, summary judgment rules and product liability actions are a mixed bag

Donna Bader

2008 May

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