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Have you been involved in an accident on a construction site in Hawaii? If so, a ruling from Hawaii’s Court of Appeals may be relevant.
This week we discuss the Indiana Court of Appeals decision State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. Radcliff that upheld one of the largest verdicts – $14.5 million – ever obtained in a defamation case in United States history....more
One of the largest issues litigated in today’s construction defect coverage actions is whether defective construction constitutes an “occurrence” (and therefore, may be covered) under liability insurance policies. Standard...more
In 2012, Judge Wettick of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas issued two decisions that have the potential to significantly limit the insurance coverage available to Pennsylvania contractors and construction companies...more
There were no significant decisions of the Supreme Court related to coverage this past quarter. The Courts of Appeal have provided us with several more decisions on contribution and subrogation. The following are brief...more
Parties who require additional insured coverage from their contractors usually expect the coverage to extend to third-party over claims, particularly with respect to bodily injury claims by employees of contractors. Those...more
In Certain Interested Underwriters At Lloyd’s, London v. Perry Stolberg, ___F.3d ____, 2012 WL 1699931 (1st Cir. May 16, 2012), the First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s holding that the insurer was not...more
In its recent decision in State Farm and Casualty Co. v. Lorrick Pacific, LLC, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57922 (D. Ore. Apr. 24, 2012), the United States District Court for the District of Oregon had occasion to consider whether...more
In its recent decision in The Premcor Refining Group v. National Fire Insurance Co. of Hartford, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49097 (D. Del. Apr. 6, 2012), the United States District Court for the District of Delaware considered...more
The Washington Court of Appeals held that a liability insurance policy's contractual liability exclusion precludes coverage for an insured's contractual obligation to indemnify another party for injury to the insured because...more
A brief overview of a recent California Court of Appeal case, Clark v. California Insurance Guarantee Association, wherein the court addressed the question of whether a plaintiff injured on a construction site who sought to...more
Can an Engineering firm be held liable in negligence despite provisions in a state law which allegedly gives design professionals immunity? That was the issue confronted recently by the Supreme Court in the state of...more
When looking for court reporting services in Houston, Texas, an attorney has a wide range of options to consider. Do they want to hire a freelance court reporter, or will a larger litigation support firm provide the best...more
When an attorney’s caseload is packed, and they have multiple depositions in different locations on the same day, this technology literally allows a busy attorney to be in two places at the same time....more
The role of a court reporter is critical to the success of an attorney's case, both in terms of the accuracy of the transcript and the services they provide. Choose the wrong court reporting firm and you could end up with...more
It doesn't matter whether you are an attorney, a paralegal or legal secretary...the storage of important legal documents and the ability to access those documents in realtime is critical to your ability to efficiently serve...more
New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman calls for increased safety measures at construction sites following a fatal building collapse.
Last week construction worker Muhamed Kebbeh died when a two-story...more
When starting out as a court reporter in Texas, what will set you apart from the rest and make you successful? There are several ways to earn recognition in court reporting, some of which require extra effort. The best...more
A court reporting service will see many types of witnesses in the course of their work, but one specific type is very unique. The expert witness stands apart as the only person allowed to give their opinions on a case...more
Today's court reporting services typically include more than just a stenographer. Lawyers want to document every aspect of the record, so they frequently request a legal videographer to capture witness testimony. However,...more
Aside from being marginally cheaper in the long run, automated systems have no advantages over court reporting services. Stenographers are easily more accurate and efficient than any recording capabilities that exist today....more
Many corporations have contractual provisions that restrict the company to one particular court reporting service provider. As it stands now, corporations are setting the bar for court reporting costs and standards of service...more
Court reporting firms are now providing state-of-the-art video conferencing solutions. This is the new preferred method for conducting depositions over long distances. With video conferencing, you get all of the quality of a...more
Court reporting services used to rely on paper files for their case records and for their copies of transcripts. Now, thanks to computer technology, neither of these is necessary....more
In an era of nearly nine percent unemployment, stable careers are hard to come by. But for Texas residents looking for stable work, it doesn't get much better than court reporting. ...more
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