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Picture of the productConstruction Litigation Desk Reference: A State Compendium

The Construction Litigation Desk Reference is also available electronically for network licensing. For more information about acquiring a network license, please contact the DRI Customer Service Department at 312.795.1101 or Customer Service.

This 918 page collection of state-by-state chapters focuses on the most important current issues in construction litigation. Topics addressed include: insurance (including "work product" and "your work" exclusions, "occurrence" defined, the duty to defend, and more); causes of action (including contract, tort, strict liability, warranty/strict liability, green building litigation, delay, and more); construction/materialman's lien; surety/bond issues; defenses (including statutes of limitation and repose, contributory and comparative negligence, waiver, estoppel, contractual limitations on liability and damages, economic loss doctrine and more); arbitration/ADR; and measures and types of damages, including consequential damages, delay and disruption, attorneys' fees, punitive damages, contract damages, and more). The authors include dozens of experienced defense attorneys and members of the DRI Construction Law Committee. The efforts of the authors and editors have resulted in a unique desk reference for construction lawyers. The reader of this new publication will not only gain an up-to-date overview of the current law in his or her jurisdiction, but will be able to research the law of other jurisdictions.

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Picture of the productThe Deposition Manual

The Deposition Manual - eBook

The DRI Deposition Manual will help both experienced and novice attorneys navigate through common deposition areas. It provides a primer on the history of depositions, how to take and defend a deposition, and the various considerations to be given for depositions of numerous classes of potential witnesses. It discusses the “dos” and “dont's” of expert depositions and how to discover the facts that will help your case the most. Some of the best legal minds throughout the United States have helped draft this manual to help the practitioner hone his or her skills in taking and defending depositions.

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Note: You may read the ePub on up to six devices (mobile devices, desktops, and laptops) per email address. Upon purchase, click the link on either the DRI Store Confirmation page, or in your confirmation email. Choose “Read on PC or Mac,” “Read on iPhone, iPad, or iPod,” “Read on Android,” or other of the platforms listed.

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2015-08E



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Picture of the productThe Deposition Manual

The Deposition Manual - Print

The DRI Deposition Manual will help both experienced and novice attorneys navigate through common deposition areas. It provides a primer on the history of depositions, how to take and defend a deposition, and the various considerations to be given for depositions of numerous classes of potential witnesses. It discusses the “dos” and “dont's” of expert depositions and how to discover the facts that will help your case the most. Some of the best legal minds throughout the United States have helped draft this manual to help the practitioner hone his or her skills in taking and defending depositions.

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2015-08D



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2015-08D
Picture of the productA Young Lawyer's Guide to Defense Practice

A Young Lawyer's Guide to Defense Practice - eBook

The second edition of A Young Lawyer's Guide to Defense Practice addresses the fundamental practice skills that every young defense lawyer needs to develop, along with practical advice for practice building and career management. The 30 chapters cover everything a junior associate needs to know about a civil defense practice, as offered by leading defense lawyers from all around the country. From evaluating a lawsuit, including privilege concerns, litigation holds, and managing e-discovery, to several chapters devoted to the young lawyer's role at trial and appeal, the authors share advice and experience just as a mentor would. Ethical concerns, effective writing, witness interviews, written discovery, expert witnesses, and motion practice are explored in detail. Being an invaluable associate, navigating the evaluation process, work/life balance, and rainmaking are covered as well. It truly is an all-purpose guide. View Table of Contents

Note: You may read the ePub on up to six devices (mobile devices, desktops, and laptops) per email address. Upon purchase, click the link on either the DRI Store Confirmation page, or in your confirmation email. Choose “Read on PC or Mac,” “Read on iPhone, iPad, or iPod,” “Read on Android,” or other of the platforms listed.

First-time PC or Mac users: Follow the step-by-step instructions to install and authorize the free Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) reader (recommended) before downloading the ePub, or it will be viewable on only one device.

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2015-03E



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Picture of the productA Young Lawyer's Guide to Defense Practice

A Young Lawyer's Guide to Defense Practice - Print

The second edition of A Young Lawyer's Guide to Defense Practice addresses the fundamental practice skills that every young defense lawyer needs to develop, along with practical advice for practice building and career management. The 30 chapters cover everything a junior associate needs to know about a civil defense practice, as offered by leading defense lawyers from all around the country. From evaluating a lawsuit, including privilege concerns, litigation holds, and managing e-discovery, to several chapters devoted to the young lawyer's role at trial and appeal, the authors share advice and experience just as a mentor would. Ethical concerns, effective writing, witness interviews, written discovery, expert witnesses, and motion practice are explored in detail. Being an invaluable associate, navigating the evaluation process, work/life balance, and rainmaking are covered as well. It truly is an all-purpose guide. View Table of Contents

2015-03D



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2015-03D
Picture of the productProfessional Liability Insurance: A Compendium of State Law
Over the past few decades, insurers have developed more and more different types of professional liability policies, and claims-made insurance policies have proliferated since they first began to be widely issued within the past 35 years or so. This has led to an enormous increase in the number of cases discussing professional liability and claims-made coverage issues, particularly over the past decade. For all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam and Canada (except for Quebec), Professional Liability Insurance Coverage: A Compendium of State Law summarizes significant case law and statutes concerning professional liability insurance and claims-made coverage issues. The Compendium also discusses "professional services exclusions," which are commonly found in general liability and homeowners' policies. The Compendium discusses policies issued to a wide variety of professionals, including physicians, dentists, psychologists and other health care professionals; attorneys and accountants; engineers, architects and other design professionals; insurance agents and brokers; real estate agents and other real estate professionals; and law enforcement officers and other public officials. The Compendium also discusses cases involving directors' and officers' liability policies, as well as employment practices liability policies. Insurance professionals and attorneys practicing in these areas will find the Compendium a valuable resource to consult whenever faced with coverage issues relating to professional liability and claims-made policies.

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Picture of the productProfessional Liability Insurance: A Compendium of State Law
Over the past few decades, insurers have developed more and more different types of professional liability policies, and claims-made insurance policies have proliferated since they first began to be widely issued within the past 35 years or so. This has led to an enormous increase in the number of cases discussing professional liability and claims-made coverage issues, particularly over the past decade. For all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam and Canada (except for Quebec), Professional Liability Insurance Coverage: A Compendium of State Law summarizes significant case law and statutes concerning professional liability insurance and claims-made coverage issues. The Compendium also discusses "professional services exclusions," which are commonly found in general liability and homeowners' policies. The Compendium discusses policies issued to a wide variety of professionals, including physicians, dentists, psychologists and other health care professionals; attorneys and accountants; engineers, architects and other design professionals; insurance agents and brokers; real estate agents and other real estate professionals; and law enforcement officers and other public officials. The Compendium also discusses cases involving directors' and officers' liability policies, as well as employment practices liability policies. Insurance professionals and attorneys practicing in these areas will find the Compendium a valuable resource to consult whenever faced with coverage issues relating to professional liability and claims-made policies.

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2012-06CD
Picture of the productThe Daubert Compendium (2011): Hard Copy

The Daubert Compendium (2011) - Print

This updated version of our bestselling 2006 edition is an indispensable resource for any defense trial attorney or in-house counsel who deals with expert testimony. The compendium highlights the opinions of the United States Supreme Court and federal district and appellate courts that have discussed Daubert on a substantive basis. Written by leading defense attorneys, the compendium includes case citations, factual summaries and key language, and covers critical components of expert testimony admissibility, including peer review and publication considerations; the impact of known and potential error rates; concept testing; acceptance by the scientific community; independence of research from litigation; unjustifiable extrapolation; alternative explanations; and much, much more.

2011-02D



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2011-02D
Picture of the productThe Daubert Compendium (2011)

The Daubert Compendium (2011) - CD

This updated version of our bestselling 2006 edition is an indispensable resource for any defense trial attorney or in-house counsel who deals with expert testimony. The compendium highlights the opinions of the United States Supreme Court and federal district and appellate courts that have discussed Daubert on a substantive basis. Written by leading defense attorneys, the compendium includes case citations, factual summaries and key language, and covers critical components of expert testimony admissibility, including peer review and publication considerations; the impact of known and potential error rates; concept testing; acceptance by the scientific community; independence of research from litigation; unjustifiable extrapolation; alternative explanations; and much, much more.

2011-02CD



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2011-02CD
Picture of the productPunitive Damages A State-by-State Compendium

The newest publication in the Defense Library Series covers the law of each state (plus the District of Columbia and Canada) governing punitive damages. Each chapter is authored by experienced practitioners who are members of the DRI Product Liability Committee. The following topics are addressed in detail: background and basics; pleading; discovery; proof; defenses; jury instructions; amounts recoverable; who recovers; insurance/indemnity issues; appeals; miscellaneous considerations.



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2009-05D
Picture of the productPunitive Damages A State-by-State Compendium

The newest publication in the Defense Library Series covers the law of each state (plus the District of Columbia and Canada) governing punitive damages. Each chapter is authored by experienced practitioners who are members of the DRI Product Liability Committee. The following topics are addressed in detail: background and basics; pleading; discovery; proof; defenses; jury instructions; amounts recoverable; who recovers; insurance/indemnity issues; appeals; miscellaneous considerations.



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2009-05CD
Picture of the productCurrent Issues in Medical Liability and Health Care Law

Medical liability litigation attorneys and health care law attorneys face many varied and distinct issues. Often the separate roles of the health care law attorney and the medical liability litigation attorney become intertwined on overlapping issues, such as e-discovery and informed consent.

This publication explores some of these overlapping issues in a comprehensive discussion aimed at providing a good factual background and practical tips for lawyers in both fields. Topics addressed include: the Stark Law; informed consent; Good Samaritan laws; the impact of e-discovery on health care litigation; EMTALA; the impact of Medicare liens on litigation and settlement; the Patient Safety Act; determining the value of medical services as they relate to a plaintiff's damages claim.

The authors provide detailed overviews of the history and development of each of the issues, and analysis and discussions of the applicable case law. In addition, the authors present practical considerations for advising health care provider clients in an effort to minimize risk and avoid litigation, as well as recommendations for litigation attorneys to assist in the defense of litigated claims



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2009-04D
Picture of the productCurrent Issues in Medical Liability and Health Care Law

Medical liability litigation attorneys and health care law attorneys face many varied and distinct issues. Often the separate roles of the health care law attorney and the medical liability litigation attorney become intertwined on overlapping issues, such as e-discovery and informed consent.

This publication explores some of these overlapping issues in a comprehensive discussion aimed at providing a good factual background and practical tips for lawyers in both fields. Topics addressed include: the Stark Law; informed consent; Good Samaritan laws; the impact of e-discovery on health care litigation; EMTALA; the impact of Medicare liens on litigation and settlement; the Patient Safety Act; determining the value of medical services as they relate to a plaintiff's damages claim.

The authors provide detailed overviews of the history and development of each of the issues, and analysis and discussions of the applicable case law. In addition, the authors present practical considerations for advising health care provider clients in an effort to minimize risk and avoid litigation, as well as recommendations for litigation attorneys to assist in the defense of litigated claims



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2009-04CD
Picture of the productDRI Defense Practice Form Book: HC
The DRI Defense Practice Form Book consists of a series of chapters providing discussions of various areas of the law, accompanied by some useful practice forms. The authors are well-qualified defense counsel and members of the DRI Young Lawyers Committee. They offer overviews of the defense of selected types of cases, practice tips and helpful forms to assist the defense lawyer who seeks to explore various areas of defense practice. The goal is to provide a reference tool for the lawyer who encounters a case with which he or she has limited experience. The DRI Defense Practice Form Book offers chapters devoted to such topics as: medical device liability claims and defenses; challenging admissibility of expert testimony; medical malpractice; D&O liability; trucking transportation; intellectual property; representing liability insurance carriers in coverage cases; RCRA citizen suits; defending the landlord in child lead poisoning cases; ERISA denial of benefits; ADA cases; age discrimination cases; sexual harassment claims; and more.

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2008-05D
Picture of the productDRI Defense Practice Form Book: CD
The DRI Defense Practice Form Book consists of a series of chapters providing discussions of various areas of the law, accompanied by some useful practice forms. The authors are well-qualified defense counsel and members of the DRI Young Lawyers Committee. They offer overviews of the defense of selected types of cases, practice tips and helpful forms to assist the defense lawyer who seeks to explore various areas of defense practice. The goal is to provide a reference tool for the lawyer who encounters a case with which he or she has limited experience. The DRI Defense Practice Form Book offers chapters devoted to such topics as: medical device liability claims and defenses; challenging admissibility of expert testimony; medical malpractice; D&O liability; trucking transportation; intellectual property; representing liability insurance carriers in coverage cases; RCRA citizen suits; defending the landlord in child lead poisoning cases; ERISA denial of benefits; ADA cases; age discrimination cases; sexual harassment claims; and more.

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2008-05CD
Picture of the productEvidentiary Privileges for Corporate Counsel: HC
Evidentiary Privileges for Corporate Counsel: HC

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2008-04D
Picture of the productEvidentiary Privileges for Corporate Counsel: CD
Evidentiary Privileges for Corporate Counsel: CD

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2008-04CD
Picture of the productGovernmental Liability: A Compendium of State Law: Hard Copy
This new publication in the Defense Library series contains analyses of state and local governmental tort laws in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. It will be a key reference for any attorney who defends governmental liability and civil rights cases, as well as for governmental officials and insurance claims professionals. Topics addressed include: sovereign immunity, exclusions and exceptions to liability, qualified and public official immunity, notice to governmental entities, damages (including punitive damages), limits on damages, discretionary function immunity for law enforcement officers and other public employees, use of physical force in law enforcement, intentional torts, attorneys' fees, insurance issues, indemnification, and more.

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2008-01D
Picture of the productGovernmental Liability: A Compendium of State Law: CD
This new publication in the Defense Library series contains analyses of state and local governmental tort laws in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. It will be a key reference for any attorney who defends governmental liability and civil rights cases, as well as for governmental officials and insurance claims professionals. Topics addressed include: sovereign immunity, exclusions and exceptions to liability, qualified and public official immunity, notice to governmental entities, damages (including punitive damages), limits on damages, discretionary function immunity for law enforcement officers and other public employees, use of physical force in law enforcement, intentional torts, attorneys' fees, insurance issues, indemnification, and more.

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2008-01CD
Picture of the productConstruction Defects-Claims and Coverage: Hard Copy
Construction Defects—Claims and Coverage is an essential reference for defense attorneys, in-house counsel and claims representatives who deal with construction law matters and construction-related insurance defense and insurance coverage issues. The publication includes chapters on such significant topics as: parties, mold and other toxic claims, foundations and EIFs, progressive losses, priority disputes, contract issues, anti-subrogation rule, key defenses, covered property damage, insurance coverage in Canada, and much more

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2007-04D
Picture of the productConstruction Defects-Claims and Coverage: CD
Construction Defects—Claims and Coverage is an essential reference for defense attorneys, in-house counsel and claims representatives who deal with construction law matters and construction-related insurance defense and insurance coverage issues. The publication includes chapters on such significant topics as: parties, mold and other toxic claims, foundations and EIFs, progressive losses, priority disputes, contract issues, anti-subrogation rule, key defenses, covered property damage, insurance coverage in Canada, and much more

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2007-04CD
Picture of the productInsurance Bad Faith: A Compendium of State Law: Hard Copy
This compendium explores the elements of a bad faith claim in every jurisdiction. Written by leading attorneys who specialize in insurance defense and coverage, each chapter discusses: the statutory basis for a bad faith claim, common law causes of action, punitive damages, attorneys' fees, expert evidence, third party claims, and more. This guide is a must-have for all insurance carriers and insurance defense counsel.

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2006-09D
Picture of the productInsurance Bad Faith: A Compendium of State Law: CD
This compendium explores the elements of a bad faith claim in every jurisdiction. Written by leading attorneys who specialize in insurance defense and coverage, each chapter discusses: the statutory basis for a bad faith claim, common law causes of action, punitive damages, attorneys' fees, expert evidence, third party claims, and more. This guide is a must-have for all insurance carriers and insurance defense counsel.

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