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Articles in this issue:

Trial medicine

The challenges presented by shifting into trial warrior and back again

Miles B. Cooper

2022 May


Profile: Kirsten Fish

Profile: Kirsten Fish

Elder abuse specialist of 20 years remains a steadfast advocate for a marginalized population

Stephen Ellison

2022 May


Racehorse trainers and trial lawyers

In order to win, having the Big Horse or the Big Case is necessary but not sufficient

Dan Kelly

2022 May


What an expert needs to know to testify on causation

What an expert needs to know to testify on causation

Take your cues from CACI and appellate rulings like Etherton, and don’t be afraid of the eggshell plaintiff

Eustace de Saint Phalle
Phil Johnson

2022 May


Appellate Review

Arbitration agreements in health-care settings; also, the “baseball rule” on assumption of the risk; legal malpractice, causation and anti-SLAPP

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2022 May


A COVID tale

A COVID tale

A San Francisco outdoor arts festival is saved by some fast legal footwork after City revokes permit due to COVID

Matthew Kumin

2022 May


Partial-hand amputations

Severed fingers and other partial-hand amputations are incredibly serious injuries requiring patients to undergo a long and onerous road to recovery

Jeff Rudman

2022 May


Toward a more just MICRA

Trial attorneys and the medical/insurance interests quietly reach a momentous deal in Sacramento to end the $250,000 pain and suffering limitation of 1975’s MICRA; ballot initiative would be scrapped

2022 May


Traumatic-brain-injury experts 101

Traumatic-brain-injury experts 101

Ensuring your brain-injured client gets the medical treatment they need

Belinda Theam

2022 May


Finding coverage when the defendant driver is underinsured

The Moradi deposition can unlock additional coverage from a previously unidentified defendant

Daniel DeSantis

2022 May


The treating doctor’s deposition

The treating doctor’s deposition

Why you should video record the depo, how to get it done and get it admitted

Daniel DeSantis

2022 May


Everything you think you know about legal entrepreneurship is backwards

Great filmmakers and lawyers find ways to bring their entrepreneurial investment to life

Scott Herndon

2022 May


Understanding spine injuries

Understanding spine injuries

Can someone be hurt when the MRI is negative? Medical knowledge is a key to success in back- and-neck-injury litigation

Tom Feher

2022 May


Hips don’t lie

Hips don’t lie

A look at hip injuries and treatments, and misconceptions about hip injuries

Casey Hultin

2022 May

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