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One of the things that has changed the most since I started practicing law two decades ago is the prevalence of surveillance video in tort cases. Given its influence on litigation, it’s important for both plaintiffs and...more
The purpose of the “meet and confer” requirements set forth in C.C.P. §§ 25.450(b)(2)), 2025.480, 2030.300(b), 2031.310(b), 2032.250 and 2033.290 was for the lawyers to revisit their position, in good faith discuss a...more
What do you do when you are being out muscled by a party who has deep pockets and a lawyer who's intent is to abuse the discovery process and run up his bills.
ANSWER--GET THE COURT INVOLVED!!...more
This decision is the first Massachusetts appellate case dealing with the statute of limitations for toxic mold, so it’s quite important. The case will make it easier for toxic mold victims to sue wrongdoers in state court....more
The Chief Counsel’s Report on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling has been released. Following on the heals of the January National Commission report to the President, the Chief Counsel’s report “provides...more
Succinct overview of defective Chinese drywall. Special attention to the effect on residents and owners in Florida....more
Includes information published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health about sampling and analysis of airborne asbestos, biologic effects of exposure, recommended occupational standards, and more....more
Review of information on the health effects of exposure to asbestos published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health....more
Presents the criteria and standards for preventing occupational diseases arising from exposure to asbestos dust....more
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