2018 December

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Articles in this issue:

The new trial motion: Your procedural and substantive lifeline

It’s your “do over” if things didn’t go quite right, and your chance to complete the record before going to the Court of Appeal

Valerie T. McGinty

2018 December


The statement of decision in a bench trial

In a bench trial, the statement of decision may be crucial to preserving issues for appeal

Jerry Clausen

2018 December


The cost of future medical care and Cuevas

A look at the methodologies of calculating future medical costs since the Cuevas decision

Eustace de Saint Phalle
Andrew Clay

2018 December


Two can play at that game

Demurrers are not just for defendants: Using the demurrer to neutralize meritless answers and affirmative defenses

Ted Pelletier
Laurel Halbany

2018 December


Non-delegable duties in workplace injuries

Identifying and proving that a property owner had a non-delegable duty may give rise to your civil lawsuit

Loren Schwartz

2018 December


The law of unintended consequences

The law of unintended consequences

Law enforcement agencies are investigating medical service providers — docs and clinics — for fraud and other crimes

Elinor Leary

2018 December


Communication skills for lawyers

Communication skills for lawyers

Try thinking of opposing counsel as decent people who care about puppies and children

John P. Blumberg

2018 December


Profile: Rachel Abrams

Would-be marine biologist uses her scientific expertise to litigate against Big Pharma, medical-device firms

Stephen Ellison

2018 December


Turn up the heat on your record subpoenas

You’ve served the subpoena duces tecum but still don’t have the documents – here’s your game plan

Clifton Smoot

2018 December


How appealing

The trial lawyer and appellate lawyer’s delicate pas de deux

Miles B. Cooper

2018 December

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