2011 October

Articles Articles in this issue:

California’s organ and bone-marrow donation law gives employees a new right

The last thing a California employee should be worried about is taking time off work to give the gift of life

Elnaz Masoom

2011 October

Showing respect for mediation – and the mediator

Respect for the process and the participants includes being as prepared as you would for the courtroom

Joe Hilberman

2011 October

Don’t get tripped up in your next fall case

Defense verdicts are common and comparative fault is often substantial, but careful analysis of the venue and circumstances can lead to a convincing case for liability

Michael Gatto

2011 October

Three recurring themes in medical malpractice and catastrophic brain injury

In health care, everything is important and nothing is “not” important. There is no auto-pilot mode

Bruce Fagel

2011 October

Profile: Tom Brandi

Veteran trial lawyer hits the ball out of the park

2011 October

Appellate Reports and Cases in Brief

Recent cases of interest to members of the plaintiffs’ bar

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2011 October

The verdict on courtroom fashion

Attorneys should “edit their outfits as carefully as their briefs,” says one law professor

Anayat Durrani

2011 October

When the attorney endorses the client’s name to the settlement check

Upon learning that his attorney has forged the endorsement on a settlement check and the money is now gone, the client has multiple options for redress

David Cook

2011 October

Evidence at trial: Mistakes I made so you don’t have to

The mistake at trial is never as bad as you think it is when you’re making it

Jason Adams

2011 October

Help! I need somebody

Avoid the slippery slope. Keep your ego out of the equation, and call someone who has the expertise you don’t!

Miles B. Cooper

2011 October

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