2021 October

Advocate Oct21 cvr ezine

Articles in this issue:

The art of being you

Who are you? The value of being yourself in the courtroom

Colin Jones

2021 October


Contract, fraud, and libel damages

Contract, fraud, and libel damages

Damages available in common non-personal-injury actions. For punitives, look for the wolf in sheep’s clothing — fraudulent inducement

Douglas Johnson
Neville L. Johnson

2021 October


Assessing property damages for California wildfire victims

Assessing property damages for California wildfire victims

Plaintiffs often assume the measure of property damage is replacement value – too often it is not

Lyssa A. Roberts
Melody Saadian

2021 October


Emerging ethical considerations with indemnification and liquidated-damages clauses in PI settlement agreements

Think twice about signing releases in settlement agreements that include liquidated damages or indemnification provisions

Owili K. Eison

2021 October


Proving punitive damages in employment cases

Punitives should be at the forefront of your litigation strategy at every stage of your employment case

Joshua Cohen Slatkin

2021 October


Telling a special-damages story

Focus on the human elements and story to support your numbers

John Hinman
Seth Workman

2021 October


A class in class actions

A class in class actions

Damages and their role in class certification, with a look at the Bateman ruling on “disproportionate” damages

Celene Chan Andrews

2021 October


Maximizing wrongful death and survivor damages at mediation

Maximizing wrongful death and survivor damages at mediation

Lawyers often conflate the different types of damages that are recoverable when a family member dies due to the negligence or fault of a third party

John K. (“Jake”) Courtney
Carter Courtney

2021 October


Appellate Reports

Appellate Reports

Privette: The Supreme Court clarifies and narrows its exceptions

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2021 October


Can your client’s helper join the meeting?

Can your client’s helper join the meeting?

Protecting attorney-client privilege when third parties are involved in discussions with you

Clifton N. Smoot

2021 October


Tough decision

Work remotely or return to the office?

Stuart Zanville

2021 October


Congress introduces bill to end forced arbitration in nursing homes

Also: Biden nominates a former plaintiff’s attorney and the first openly LGBT woman to serve on any federal circuit court

Linda A. Lipsen

2021 October


CAOC Legislative report 2021 – not one tort reform bill passed!

A look at trial lawyers’ priorities with the new legislative session as CAOC’s November convention approaches

Nancy Peverini

2021 October


Top Gun awards honor our top courtroom advocates

Live awards ceremony November 13 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort

Cynthia Craig

2021 October


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A look back at the people and programs that made CAALA Vegas 2021 a huge success

Genie Harrison

2021 October

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