"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
Subrogation: Piggyback Claims by Health Insurers in Injury Lawsuits
Who Can Sue the U.S. Government for Injuries? A Legal Primer
Why Secret Settlements of Injury Lawsuits Are Bad (for Everyone but the Defendant)
How Big Tobacco Handles Lawsuits -- Attrition and Wait for Deaths
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
How Auto Defects Can Cause Passenger Injury
What patients misunderstand about their right of informed consent
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Attorney Client Privilege
Proximate Cause - An Important Practice Tip for Personal Injury Lawyers
Understanding Supplemental Spousal Liability Insurance in NY
The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
What is Subrogation and How Does it Affect Settlement Amounts?
Court finds in Tooey that Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act does not bar latent occupational disease lawsuits against employers.
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Benzene is absorbed rapidly and extensively after inhalation and ingestion. It is
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may contribute to total body burden....more
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The Gulf Oil Spill -- the largest oil spill and one of the largest industrial accidents in history -- has already resulted in hundreds of lawsuits seeking billions of dollars in damages. Wrongful death and workers'...more
This educational case study document is one in a series of self-instructional publications designed to increase knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to promote the adoption of medical practices that aid in...more
This article focuses upon environmental cases. Litigation concerning
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Information on the use of asbestos for industrial purposes, workplace and school asbestos exposure, and the diseases linked to asbestos, including cancer, asbestosis, and mesothelioma. Additional information on diagnosis and...more
The U.S. Attorney General's report on the history of asbestos and asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma, asbestosis, and cancer. The report also details the history of asbestos lawsuits and the standards of...more
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