2020 June

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Articles in this issue:
Problems in products liability likely to arise out of COVID-19

Problems in products liability likely to arise out of COVID-19

Litigation problems stemming from COVID-19, and common issues surrounding forum non conveniens and failure-to-warn cases

David R. Lira
Christopher T. Aumais

2020 June


COVID-19 business-interruption claims

COVID-19 business-interruption claims

Getting around the “virus” exclusion may require a lot of careful reading as language differs between policies

Ricardo Echeverria
Michael J. Bidart

2020 June


<em>Bristol-Myers Squibb</em>’s impact on class actions

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s impact on class actions

Bristol-Myers Squibb imposed new limitations on specific jurisdiction in mass actions

Robert Fisher

2020 June


Minimum equipment list

Minimum equipment list

The essentials of an aviation products-liability case

A. Ilyas Akbari

2020 June


Class certification and warranty claims

Class certification and warranty claims

The implications of class-certification requirements in California State and Federal District Courts for breach of warranty claims in products-defect class actions

Serena Vartazarian
Anastasia K. Mazzella

2020 June


When that which is supposed to heal, does more harm than good

When that which is supposed to heal, does more harm than good

An overview of the doctrinal framework of warning defects as applied to pharmaceutical-injury cases

Natali Shabani

2020 June


Your client is in flames, the structure is in flames, now what?

Bringing a products-liability action based on hazardous substance/materials laws

Katrina N. Yu

2020 June


Business-income insurance and COVID-19

A look at the “direct physical loss of or damage to property” requirements in ISO form business-income policies

Charles Miller

2020 June


Is this a class action?

The basics of deciding whether your case has the makings of a successful class action

David Pivtorak

2020 June


Appellate Reports

Supreme Court holds no right to jury trial under either Unfair Competition Law or False Advertising Law

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2020 June


E-cigarette litigation

Success often hinges on uncovering the chain of distribution

Gabriel Sepulveda-Sanchez

2020 June


CAALA Education: From in-person to online overnight

CAALA is one of a select few organizations certified to offer online MCLE programs

Stuart Zanville

2020 June


AAJ stands up against demands for COVID-19 blanket immunity

Taking the lead against corporate America’s attempt to take advantage of the COVID-19 Pandemic for their anti-worker, anti-consumer agenda

Linda A. Lipsen

2020 June


OCTLA pushing forward

We can’t be together, but we can still share our knowledge through live webinars

Jonathan Dwork

2020 June


Remembering dad

A look at the lawyer dads whose examples inspired sons and daughters to join our profession

Jeffrey A. Rudman

2020 June

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