2022 October

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Articles in this issue:

Bankruptcy review for non-bankruptcy lawyers

An overview to help guide your client, whether debtor or creditors

Leslie A. Cohen
J’aime Williams Kerper

2022 October


Cruise-ship passenger injury litigation

Cruise-ship passenger injury litigation

Pursuing cruise-ship passengers’ personal-injury claims; procedure and common mistakes to avoid

Aksana Coone

2022 October


Understanding, recognizing and empathizing with elder abuse

The most common ailments afflicting elders in hospital and institutional settings that can result from negligent care

Jonathon Farahi

2022 October


Dive into your first uninsured/underinsured motorist arbitration

Dive into your first uninsured/underinsured motorist arbitration

UM/UIM arbitration offers many advantages over trial, particularly for new lawyers

Barry P. Goldberg

2022 October


Issue-spotting in medical-malpractice cases

Issue-spotting in medical-malpractice cases

A seasoned practitioner’s insights into how to evaluate a potential medical-malpractice lawsuit in light of the changes coming to MICRA

Linda Fermoyle Rice

2022 October


The coach’s duty to student athletes and the assumption of the risk defense

Schools have a special relationship with students, in loco parentis, that imposes a heightened duty of care

Austin G. Ward

2022 October


Claims against public-sector employers can be calculated to expand your practice

Exhaustion of administrative remedies is required at both the Federal and the State/local levels, and those remedies are faster and often more effective than litigation

Nicole Meyers
Oshea Orchid

2022 October


Eight steps to success in handling a DUI case

Eight steps to success in handling a DUI case

PI attorneys may occasionally find themselves handling a DUI matter; here are the basics

Lisa Zhao Liu

2022 October


Appellate Report

Court reviews Privette rule on retained control of job site

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2022 October


Beyond MICRA

Issue-spotting non-MICRA claims in cases against healthcare providers

Sean O’Neill

2022 October


Immigration-defense law: U nonimmigrant status

Could your client be eligible? What it is and how to apply

Elizabeth P. Uribe

2022 October



Looking back at the 2022 legislative session – and looking ahead

Stopping the State Bar’s dangerous efforts to allow non-attorneys to practice law and own law firms, and (finally!) increasing MICRA limits and auto insurance minimums

Nancy Peverini

2022 October


Jet lagged

Top Gun Award winners: William D. Shapiro, Richard A. Cohn, Angel J. Carrazco, Annee Della Donna and Clare H. Lucich

Douglas Vanderpool

2022 October


It’s personal

The power of sharing an intensely personal story

Douglas N. Silverstein

2022 October

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