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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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2017-01D



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2017-01D
Picture of the productDuty to Defend Compendium

Duty to Defend Compendium - eBook

New Edition! Whether an insurer has a duty to defend its insured and the extent of that duty is typically the most important question faced by a liability insurer when presented with a new claim. And the answer to that question is often multi-faceted, jurisdiction dependent, and regularly generates second and even third tier questions that also must be answered by the insurer. This compendium surveys the law and provides an analytical guide for insurance professionals to navigate through these issues under the law of every jurisdiction in the United States, Canada, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Researched and written by experts in the field, this compendium is an outstanding resource for insurers and practitioners alike. 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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2016-01E



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2016-01E
Picture of the productDuty to Defend Compendium

Duty to Defend Compendium - Print

New Edition! Whether an insurer has a duty to defend its insured and the extent of that duty is typically the most important question faced by a liability insurer when presented with a new claim. And the answer to that question is often multi-faceted, jurisdiction dependent, and regularly generates second and even third tier questions that also must be answered by the insurer. This compendium surveys the law and provides an analytical guide for insurance professionals to navigate through these issues under the law of every jurisdiction in the United States, Canada, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Researched and written by experts in the field, this compendium is an outstanding resource for insurers and practitioners alike. View Table of Contents

2016-01D



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2016-01D
Picture of the productInsurance Bad Faith: A Compendium of State Law

Insurance Bad Faith:
A Compendium of State Law - eBook

As bad faith claims and the governing law has become more nuanced and complicated, the authors and editors of DRI’s Insurance Bad Faith: A Compendium of State Law have been in the trenches defending those claims. This fourth edition delves deeply into the procedural, technical, and legal principles, both statutory and common law, that undergird bad faith and other extra-contractual claims. For every U.S. jurisdiction (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands), as well as Canada, the compendium details the cognizable causes of action, allowable damages, and means by which they will be measured; the elements of proof on all issues of liability and damages; procedural and evidentiary requirements; recognized defenses and counterclaims; and unique bad faith and extra-contractual issues in each jurisdiction. The compendium will be a valuable resource that you will consult whenever you are faced with a threat of bad faith litigation. 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.

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2015-06E



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2015-06E
Picture of the productInsurance Bad Faith: A Compendium of State Law

Insurance Bad Faith:
A Compendium of State Law - Print

As bad faith claims and the governing law has become more nuanced and complicated, the authors and editors of DRI’s Insurance Bad Faith: A Compendium of State Law have been in the trenches defending those claims. This fourth edition delves deeply into the procedural, technical, and legal principles, both statutory and common law, that undergird bad faith and other extra-contractual claims. For every U.S. jurisdiction (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands), as well as Canada, the compendium details the cognizable causes of action, allowable damages, and means by which they will be measured; the elements of proof on all issues of liability and damages; procedural and evidentiary requirements; recognized defenses and counterclaims; and unique bad faith and extra-contractual issues in each jurisdiction. The compendium will be a valuable resource that you will consult whenever you are faced with a threat of bad faith litigation.

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2015-06D



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2015-06D
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.

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2015-03E



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2015-03E
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 productDefense Practitioner's Guide to MSP Issues

Defense Practitioner's Guide to MSP Issues - Print

This third edition of the DRI Defense Practitioner's Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Issues reflects the experience that the authors gained in the time since the first edition was compiled in May 2010. It remains a quick, accessible reference guide for the practitioner who is actively working to resolve cases involving Medicare Secondary Payer issues. This is truly a desk book for lawyers and claims professionals and not an academic or exhaustive analysis of the law in this area. As such, it is the definitive "must have" desk reference for anyone who addresses claims involving Medicare beneficiaries. 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.

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2015-01E



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2015-01E
Picture of the productDefense Practitioner's Guide to MSP Issues

Defense Practitioner's Guide to MSP Issues - Print

This third edition of the DRI Defense Practitioner's Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Issues reflects the experience that the authors gained in the time since the first edition was compiled in May 2010. It remains a quick, accessible reference guide for the practitioner who is actively working to resolve cases involving Medicare Secondary Payer issues. This is truly a desk book for lawyers and claims professionals and not an academic or exhaustive analysis of the law in this area. As such, it is the definitive "must have" desk reference for anyone who addresses claims involving Medicare beneficiaries. 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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These publications are digitally rights-managed; they may not be printed. Before purchasing: Check your company or firm computer policy on installation of software; please refer your IT department to Bluefire or Adobe Digital Editions for more information.

2015-01D



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2015-01D
Picture of the productCoverage B: Personal and Advertising Injury Compendium

Coverage B: Personal and Advertising Injury Compendium - Print

The scope of personal and advertising injury coverage has been hotly litigated since the introduction of Coverage B in CGL policies. Current advances in technology are spawning new claims, including breach of privacy, while the policyholders' bar is constantly seeking to reinstate coverage for intellectual property claims-all giving rise to the issue of availability of personal and advertising injury coverage. The DRI Insurance Law Committee's Coverage B: Personal and Advertising Injury Compendium provides a comprehensive review of issues, from their origins to those emerging issues that impact the scope and reach of this coverage part.

2014-01D



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2014-01D
Picture of the productCoverage B: Personal and Advertising Injury Compendium

Coverage B: Personal and Advertising Injury Compendium - CD

The scope of personal and advertising injury coverage has been hotly litigated since the introduction of Coverage B in CGL policies. Current advances in technology are spawning new claims, including breach of privacy, while the policyholders' bar is constantly seeking to reinstate coverage for intellectual property claims-all giving rise to the issue of availability of personal and advertising injury coverage. The DRI Insurance Law Committee's Coverage B: Personal and Advertising Injury Compendium provides a comprehensive review of issues, from their origins to those emerging issues that impact the scope and reach of this coverage part.

2014-01CD



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2014-01CD
Picture of the productWriting a Reservation of Rights: A North American Compendium

Writing a Reservation of Rights: A North American Compendium - CD

Writing a reservation of rights letter, especially in a state whose law is unfamiliar, can be among the most difficult tasks insurers and coverage counsel face - especially with a policyholders' bar waiting to seize on any lack of compliance with applicable law. The DRI Insurance Law Committee's Writing a Reservation of Rights: A North American Compendium, provides a comprehensive guide to writing reservations of rights in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada, including the timeframes, laws and language insurers need to keep in mind. Order your copy today!

2013-04CD



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2013-04CD
Picture of the productThe Collateral Source Rule: A Compendium of State Law
DRI is pleased to announce the most recent addition to its Defense Library Series, The Collateral Source Rule: A Compendium of State Law. A product of DRI's Trial Tactics Committee, this compendium is designed to provide a resource for in-house counsel, claims representatives, and counsel practicing in American jurisdictions on the law governing monetary awards for past medical expenses in personal injury actions. The compendium will provide practitioners with the authority they need from around the country to fight for legal improvements that will compensate only actual medical economic loss, rather than "billed" amounts that bear no resemblance to the actual cost of medical services.

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2012-04D
Picture of the productThe Collateral Source Rule: A Compendium of State Law
DRI is pleased to announce the most recent addition to its Defense Library Series, The Collateral Source Rule: A Compendium of State Law. A product of DRI's Trial Tactics Committee, this compendium is designed to provide a resource for in-house counsel, claims representatives, and counsel practicing in American jurisdictions on the law governing monetary awards for past medical expenses in personal injury actions. The compendium will provide practitioners with the authority they need from around the country to fight for legal improvements that will compensate only actual medical economic loss, rather than "billed" amounts that bear no resemblance to the actual cost of medical services.

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2012-04CD
Picture of the productExcess and Umbrella Insurance State-by-State Compendium
The DRI Excess and Umbrella Insurance State-by-State Compendium is a comprehensive guide designed to provide coverage counsel, attorneys defending insureds, insurers, and corporate counsel with an understanding of umbrella/excess insurance and related issues that can arise during litigation. It includes an in-depth, jurisdiction-specific examination of several critical areas, including whether and when an excess insurer must "drop down"; loss allocation; horizontal and vertical exhaustion; duties among primary and excess/umbrella insurers; duties to defend and to reimburse for defense costs; notice issues; notable case analyses; and much more.

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2012-01D
Picture of the productExcess and Umbrella Insurance State-by-State Compendium
The DRI Excess and Umbrella Insurance State-by-State Compendium is a comprehensive guide designed to provide coverage counsel, attorneys defending insureds, insurers, and corporate counsel with an understanding of umbrella/excess insurance and related issues that can arise during litigation. It includes an in-depth, jurisdiction-specific examination of several critical areas, including whether and when an excess insurer must "drop down"; loss allocation; horizontal and vertical exhaustion; duties among primary and excess/umbrella insurers; duties to defend and to reimburse for defense costs; notice issues; notable case analyses; and much more.

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2012-01CD
Picture of the productDRI Removal Deskbook-Getting Your Case to Federal Court

DRI Removal Deskbook-Getting Your Case to Federal Court - Print

Among the initial questions a lawyer encounters in the defense of any lawsuit are whether the action is removable and whether the option to remove should be exercised. Questions of whether a case is removable and how to accomplish removal are largely a matter of federal statutory and common law and can be addressed from global perspective. The DRI Removal Deskbook-Getting Your Case to Federal Court provides useful guidance to any practitioner evaluating a case for removal. It examines the right to remove generally, jurisdictional requirements for removal, removal procedure, waiver of the right to remove, post-removal procedures and appellate review of remand orders.

2011-05D



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2011-05D
Picture of the productDRI Removal Deskbook-Getting Your Case to Federal Court: CD

DRI Removal Deskbook-Getting Your Case to Federal Court - CD

Among the initial questions a lawyer encounters in the defense of any lawsuit are whether the action is removable and whether the option to remove should be exercised. Questions of whether a case is removable and how to accomplish removal are largely a matter of federal statutory and common law and can be addressed from global perspective. The DRI Removal Deskbook-Getting Your Case to Federal Court provides useful guidance to any practitioner evaluating a case for removal. It examines the right to remove generally, jurisdictional requirements for removal, removal procedure, waiver of the right to remove, post-removal procedures and appellate review of remand orders.

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2011-05CD
Picture of the productClass Action Compendium (2011): Hard Copy

Class Action Compendium (2011) - Print

The DRI Class Action Compendium (2011) is a comprehensive guide designed to provide civil defense lawyers and corporate counsel with an understanding of the intricacies of class action practice and how class action rules differ from state to state. The compendium includes in-depth analyses of a number of critical areas, including:

  • what kinds of class actions are permitted and how each state treats federal class action jurisprudence
  • who can bring a class action
  • enforcement of arbitration clauses
  • challenging pleadings based on jurisdiction and venue
  • certification procedure and criteria
  • notice requirements

The compendium addresses special considerations with respect to consumer fraud class actions, pre- and post-certification communications with class members, and settlement and post-trial issues. It will also include a first-look analysis of this Supreme Court term's three major class action opinions: Wal-Mart v. Dukes, Smith v. Bayer, and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion.

2011-03D



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2011-03D
Picture of the productClass Action Compendium (2011)

Class Action Compendium (2011) - CD

The DRI Class Action Compendium (2011) is a comprehensive guide designed to provide civil defense lawyers and corporate counsel with an understanding of the intricacies of class action practice and how class action rules differ from state to state. The compendium includes in-depth analyses of a number of critical areas, including:

  • what kinds of class actions are permitted and how each state treats federal class action jurisprudence
  • who can bring a class action
  • enforcement of arbitration clauses
  • challenging pleadings based on jurisdiction and venue
  • certification procedure and criteria
  • notice requirements

The compendium addresses special considerations with respect to consumer fraud class actions, pre- and post-certification communications with class members, and settlement and post-trial issues. It will also include a first-look analysis of this Supreme Court term's three major class action opinions: Wal-Mart v. Dukes, Smith v. Bayer, and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion.

2011-03CD



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2011-03CD
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 productExploring Property Insurance and Construction Law Issues
This latest title in the DRI Defense Library Series features articles written by defense attorneys who specialize in property insurance claims and coverage. The authors cover a variety of important topics, including: covered causes of loss and excluded perils; additional insured issues; first party property claims-best practices; property insurance fraud; appraisal strategies that work; and, the insurance claims "behind the headlines." In addition, two articles are included that focus on construction-related matters that have ramifications for property insurance. These relate to : Imported building materials (e.g., drywall); and management of "green building" risks. The publication concludes with a discussion of "value assurance programs" designed to compensate damaged real property owners.

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2010-04D
Picture of the productExploring Property Insurance and Construction Law Issues
This latest title in the DRI Defense Library Series features articles written by defense attorneys who specialize in property insurance claims and coverage. The authors cover a variety of important topics, including: covered causes of loss and excluded perils; additional insured issues; first party property claims-best practices; property insurance fraud; appraisal strategies that work; and, the insurance claims "behind the headlines." In addition, two articles are included that focus on construction-related matters that have ramifications for property insurance. These relate to : Imported building materials (e.g., drywall); and management of "green building" risks. The publication concludes with a discussion of "value assurance programs" designed to compensate damaged real property owners.

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2010-04CD
Picture of the productConstruction Litigation Desk Reference
This collection of state-by-state chapters focuses on the most important current issues in construction litigation. Topics addressed include: insurance (including "your work" exclusion, "occurrence" defined, and similar significant subtopics); causes of action (including contract, tort, strict liability, warranty, green building); construction/materialman's lien; surety/bond issues; defenses (including statutes of limitation and repose, contributory and comparative negligence, economic loss doctrine); arbitration/ ADR; measure and types of damages. The authors include dozens of experienced defense attorneys-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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2010-02CD
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 productDefending Damages Claims in Business Tort Cases
This new Defense Library Series publication tackles the difficult task of dealing with damages claims in cases in which business torts are alleged. The authors are experienced business litigators, who are also active members of the DRI Commercial Litigation Committee. The articles included in this publication address the following topics: Lost profits in business torts; Calculating damages for misappropriation of trade secrets; Potential impact of poaching (analysis of availability of punitive damages in corporate raiding cases);Damages in copyright and trademark actions; Corporate damages under Title VII and other civil rights statutes that apply to employment; Liquidated damages versus penalties; Damages for tortious interference; Prejudgment interest; The application of enhanced fines under the Alternative Fines Act for antitrust defendants

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2009-02D
Picture of the productDefending Damages Claims in Business Tort Cases
This new Defense Library Series publication tackles the difficult task of dealing with damages claims in cases in which business torts are alleged. The authors are experienced business litigators, who are also active members of the DRI Commercial Litigation Committee. The articles included in this publication address the following topics: Lost profits in business torts; Calculating damages for misappropriation of trade secrets; Potential impact of poaching (analysis of availability of punitive damages in corporate raiding cases);Damages in copyright and trademark actions; Corporate damages under Title VII and other civil rights statutes that apply to employment; Liquidated damages versus penalties; Damages for tortious interference; Prejudgment interest; The application of enhanced fines under the Alternative Fines Act for antitrust defendants

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2009-02CD
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 productUnfair Insurance Practices: A Compendium of State Law: HC

This new publication in the Defense Library Series explores insurance practices that are regulated by state statutes or administrative codes.  The chapters for each of the fifty  states (plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands) are authored by leading attorneys who specialize in insurance defense and coverage.  Each chapter focuses on approximately 25 issues, each accompanied by references to applicable state statutes or administrative codes.  Issues presented include, for example:  Misrepresentation of facts or policy provisions; Failure to acknowledge and act promptly on claims communications; Failure to adopt and implement reasonable standards for prompt investigation of claims; Failure to affirm or deny coverage within a reasonable time after proof of loss. This new guide will prove to be a must-have reference for insurance carriers, claim representatives, and insurance defense and coverage counsel.



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2008-03D
Picture of the productUnfair Insurance Practices: A Compendium of State Law: CD

This new publication in the Defense Library Series explores insurance practices that are regulated by state statutes or administrative codes.  The chapters for each of the fifty  states (plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands) are authored by leading attorneys who specialize in insurance defense and coverage.  Each chapter focuses on approximately 25 issues, each accompanied by references to applicable state statutes or administrative codes.  Issues presented include, for example:  Misrepresentation of facts or policy provisions; Failure to acknowledge and act promptly on claims communications; Failure to adopt and implement reasonable standards for prompt investigation of claims; Failure to affirm or deny coverage within a reasonable time after proof of loss. This new guide will prove to be a must-have reference for insurance carriers, claim representatives, and insurance defense and coverage counsel.



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2008-03CD
Picture of the productProduct Liability Cases and the Duty to Warn: Hard Copy
Product Liability Cases and the Duty to Warn: A 50 State Compendium Leading defense lawyers from every state in the United States (plus Washington, D.C. and Canada) discuss and analyze the duty to warn. The author of each state chapter is a seasoned practitioner with significant experience in defending product liability cases and other types of litigation in his or her jurisdiction. Issues addressed with respect to the law of each jurisdiction include: scope of the duty to warn; factors determining adequacy of warning; whether it is always necessary to warn (including open and obvious danger and unavoidably unsafe products); the heeding presumption; defenses available to those within in the chain of distribution; duty of component part manufacturers; learned intermediary doctrine; delegation of the duty to third parties, such as employers; warning the sophisticated user; role of experts; post-sale duty; preemption of duty; whether Restatement (Third) has been adopted.

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2007-08D
Picture of the productProduct Liability Cases and the Duty to Warn: CD
Product Liability Cases and the Duty to Warn: A 50 State Compendium Leading defense lawyers from every state in the United States (plus Washington, D.C. and Canada) discuss and analyze the duty to warn. The author of each state chapter is a seasoned practitioner with significant experience in defending product liability cases and other types of litigation in his or her jurisdiction. Issues addressed with respect to the law of each jurisdiction include: scope of the duty to warn; factors determining adequacy of warning; whether it is always necessary to warn (including open and obvious danger and unavoidably unsafe products); the heeding presumption; defenses available to those within in the chain of distribution; duty of component part manufacturers; learned intermediary doctrine; delegation of the duty to third parties, such as employers; warning the sophisticated user; role of experts; post-sale duty; preemption of duty; whether Restatement (Third) has been adopted.

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2007-08CD
Picture of the productExploring Toxic Tort and Environmental Liability Claims: HC
This publication focuses on the complex legal issues confronting the different specialized litigation groups of the Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee. In this book, leading defense attorneys explore and analyze various topics including: agricultural, chemical and pesticide claims; silica claims; claims against industries as a whole; environmental law and regulation claims; solvent exposure claims; and mold and indoor air quality claims.

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2007-01D
Picture of the productExploring Toxic Tort and Environmental Liability Claims: CD
This publication focuses on the complex legal issues confronting the different specialized litigation groups of the Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee. In this book, leading defense attorneys explore and analyze various topics including: agricultural, chemical and pesticide claims; silica claims; claims against industries as a whole; environmental law and regulation claims; solvent exposure claims; and mold and indoor air quality claims.

Non-Member price: 105.00
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2007-01CD