Proving and Defending Damage Claims

Author: James Joseph Brown
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735562684
Release Date: 2007-02
Genre: Law

Today, the standards for assessing the different types of damages vary greatly from state to state. Tort reform nationally has had a significant impact on tort damages. In addition, many states have codified the law concerning claims for damages arising from medical malpractice, consumer rights, wrongful death, and products liability. Proving and Defending Damage Claims: A Fifty-State Guide is the one reference that will help you accurately assess and pursue damages-- from drafting or defending a complaint to arguing damages at trial. This unique resource will help you present the strongest possible case on behalf of your client. You'll gain instant access to: Fifty-state surveys that provide quick and reliable answers to questions about recoverable damages. Analysis to help you calculate recoverable damages for particular causes of action. Reliable insights into the framework of punitive damages, including their availability and limitations. And much more! ; Proving and Defending Damage Claims: A Fifty-State Guide enables you to quickly and accurately assess damages in all fifty states. This essential resource analyzes damages connected with specific causes of action, including: Medical Malpractice Products Liability Personal injury Wrongful Death Equitable Remedies Property Loss Environmental Torts Consumer Protection

Judgment Enforcement

Author: James Joseph Brown
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735584853
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

When economic times are hard, clients need their debts collected and judgments enforced more than ever for their businesses to be viable. Collecting and enforcing judgments has become an important legal process in the United States and worldwide and is now becoming a very prominent and respected specialty of the law. Judgment Enforcement, Third Edition is a best-selling desktop reference with comprehensive information about the judgment enforcement process in general and many other areas in particular. This essential one-volume work presents a concise treatment of judgment enforcement practice from discovery to execution. You'll discover: How to find, freeze, and collect hidden assets How to obtain information on the assets available How to prepare and file enforcement-related pleadings and documents. Judgment Enforcement, Third Edition has more statutes, case law, rules of procedure, service of process tips and practice tips than any two volume series in the United States. It also includes a detailed discussion of the federal judgment enforcement provisions and strategies for international execution, as well as tips and strategies for effectively executing all judgments.

Business Torts

Author: Daller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454857396
Release Date: 2015-12-21

There is a great wealth of diversity in the business tort laws of all fifty states and the District of Columbia. In addition to the very significant differences in the statutes of limitation, other significant differences include: Some states have not recognized a cause of action for negligent interference with an economic advantage. Negligent misrepresentation in one state is limited to claims against persons in the business of supplying information to others. One state recognizes a cause of action for andquot;strict responsibility misrepresentation.andquot; Another state recognizes claims of andquot;prima facie tortandquot; for wrongs that do not fit into traditional tort categories. And these are only a few examples of the more significant differences. The new 2016 Edition of Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide helps you quickly assess the merits and pitfalls of litigation in any given jurisdiction allowing you to make the best decisions for your clients.

Tort Law Desk Reference A Fifty State Compendium 2016 Edition

Author: Daller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454872474
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Law

Whether you are confronted with multi-state tort litigation, have the opportunity to litigate a tort case in one of several states, or must initiate or defend a case in an unfamiliar jurisdiction, Tort Law Desk Reference quickly gives you the information you need about the tort laws of each state. With succinct summaries of laws and citations to controlling statutes and case law, this indispensable guidebook answers vital questions about each stateand’s tort laws, such as: Is the claim or lawsuit barred in the jurisdiction where it was filed? Does a and“no-faultand” statute limit the right to recovery? Do joint liability provisions require a minimally liable defendant to pay the entire judgment? If there is no breach of contract or breach of warranty claim, is a fraud and misrepresentation claim viable? Under what circumstances can a trespasser recover against a property owner? And much more Youand’ll be able to quickly determine available causes of action, realistic defenses, and permissible damages...and youand’ll have at your fingertips current and leading citations necessary for more detailed research of specific issues. No other resource simplifies the process for making critical tort litigation choices like Tort Law Desk Reference. Itand’s the only single volume book that expertly digests the many significant provisions of every stateand’s tort law in a clearly organized and uniform format. State-by-state, you get up-to-date coverage of statutes and case law covering and“No-faultand” limitations The standard for negligence Causation Res ipsa loquitur and ultra-hazardous activities Negligence per se Indemnity Bar of workersand’ compensation statute Premises liability Dram shop liability Economic loss Fraud and misrepresentation Wrongful death Attorneyand’s fees

Product Liability Desk Reference

Author: Morton F. Daller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454872467
Release Date: 2016-12-13
Genre: Law

On the front lines of product liability disputes, successful litigation planning begins with immediate access to the product liability laws of various jurisdictions--plus an understanding of the countless differences among them. That's exactly what you get with the thoroughly up-to-date and expanded edition of Product Liability Desk Reference, 2017 Edition , edited by Morton F. Daller. Whether you represent the plaintiff or defendant, the Product Liability Desk Reference, 2017 Edition is a comprehensive resource that provides the most recent statutory and case law developments on product liability laws for each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia. With coverage that is clear and concise, you will be able to make an initial assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of your case across jurisdictions. Practitioner-oriented, and written by leading state experts, each chapter summarizes the variants and developments particular to a specific state jurisdiction, resulting in a text that will assist you in making critical choices in product liability disputes wherever they arise. You'll find detailed coverage of each state's standards regarding: Causes of action Statutes of limitation and repose Strict liability Negligence Breach of Warranty Punitive damages Wrongful death Pre- and post-judgment interest Employer immunity from suit Joint and severable liability Relevant statutes to product liability actions.

Securing Reasonable Caseloads

Author: Norman Lefstein
ISBN: 0615543766
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Legal assistance to the poor

For the criminal justice system to work, adequate resources must be available for police, prosecutors and public defense. This timely, incisive and important book by Professor Norman Lefstein looks carefully at one leg of the justice system's "three-legged stool"public defenseand the chronic overload of cases faced by public defenders and other lawyers who represent the indigent. Fortunately, the publication does far more than bemoan the current lack of adequate funding, staffing and other difficulties faced by public defense systems in the U.S. and offers concrete suggestions for dealing with these serious issues.

The New Whistleblower s Handbook

Author: Stephen Martin Kohn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493028825
Release Date: 2017-06-23
Genre: Law

An updated edition of the first-ever consumer guide to whistleblowing by the nation’s leading whistleblower attorney The newest edition of The Whistleblower’s Handbook brings the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to exposing workplace wrongdoing up-to-date with new information on wildlife whistleblowing, auto safety whistleblowing, national security whistleblowing, and ocean pollution whistleblowing. It also includes a new “Toolkit” for international whistleblowers. This essential guide explains nearly all federal and state laws regarding whistleblowing, and in the step-by-step bulk of the book, presents more than twenty must-follow rules for whistleblowers—from finding the best federal and state laws to the dangers of blindly trusting internal corporate “hotlines” to obtaining the proof you need to win the case.

Litigation News

ISBN: MINN:31951P00774522A
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Actions and defenses

Proving Antitrust Damages

Publisher: American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law
ISBN: 1634259750
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Antitrust law

Impact : injury and causation -- Antitrust injury and standing -- Statute of limitations -- Quantifying damages -- Economic and financial concepts -- Econometrics and regression analysis -- Evaluating the scientific validity of a damages model -- Overcharges -- Damages in exclusionary conduct cases -- Proof of Robinson-Patman act damages -- Proving antitrust damages in jurisdictions outside the United States