2017 November

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Articles in this issue:

Issues to consider when litigating a sidewalk case

You must deal with many issues in taking on a sidewalk fall case, but first up is beating the inevitable summary judgment motion

Arash Arjang

2017 November


Elevators and escalators: The building operator becomes a common carrier

A higher duty of care is owed by operators of buildings that have an elevator or escalator

Brooke Bove

2017 November


The California State Bar website

You never get a second chance to make a first impression

Shaina Colover

2017 November


Maritime premises liability? Not really

A simple guide to steer you through the basic maritime issues in personal injury – some may surprise you

Kevin S. Conlogue

2017 November


Collecting the pieces of the premises-liability puzzle

Initiate a powerful plan of attack for investigation and discovery from the get-go

Alexis Domb
Ibiere N. Seck

2017 November



Appellate Reports

Appellate Court holds that hospital’s substantial impairment of an elderly patient’s right to autonomy can constitute actionable “neglect” within the Elder Abuse Act

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2017 November


Airb ‘n’ beware

Airb ‘n’ beware

Don’t let Airbnb eat you for breakfast: a look at the liability insurance for Airbnb hosts and the legal perils of short-term rentals

Sophie Etemadi

2017 November


Premises liability and asbestos

Premises liability and asbestos

Recent court cases turn the tide of liability for take-home exposure to asbestos

Shawna Forbes-King

2017 November


Framing your premises case as a “special relationship”

Framing your premises case as a “special relationship”

Special relationships in premises-liability cases, especially between hotels and their guests

Marcelis Morris

2017 November


Video in premises-liability litigation can show them what your case is worth

A well-produced video documentary can bring your case to life in a way that opposing counsel or an insurance adjuster won’t forget

Christina Penza

2017 November


Subsequent remedial measures

Getting them into evidence and using them to your advantage

Loren Schwartz

2017 November


Expert witnesses in the premises-liability trial

The type of experts you may need, and the best way to use them at trial

Gene Sullivan

2017 November


Are you a trial lawyer?

Then you’re probably stressed

Stuart Zanville

2017 November

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