Vol. 71 Nbr. 2, April 2004
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- The state of the IADC.
- "A jury of our peers": is that right? The IADC A Jury of Our Peers Committee reports on projects around the United States to improve the workings of the civil jury system.
- Turning lead into asbestos and tobacco: litigation alchemy gone wrong: so far, defendants have enjoyed remarkable success in handling litigation from a variety of plaintiffs alleging variety of harms from lead paint.
- Understanding advertising injury insurance: application to protect against business torts: this coverage is invaluable for businesses, but policy forms change and courts render varied rulings, making it necessary for counsel to be alert.
- Mold claims under first-party policies: it's a burgeoning field of litigation; coverage language, mold exclusion, pollution exclusion, and the ensuing loss doctrine must be studied and analyzed by defense counsel.
- Protecting and enforcing protective orders: easier said than done: with challenges, even from third parties, increasing, counsel must carefully consider how these orders are drafted and entered.
- Is the collateral source rule applicable to Medicare and Medicaid write-offs? Defense practitioners must be alert to the effort to collect "phantom" damages through claims for the amounts written off by providers.
- Annual survey of fidelity and surety law - 2003, Part I: this roundup of recent cases covers public and private construction bonds, financial institution bonds and sureties' remedies.
- Law, science and uncertainty litigation issues.
- Dr. Phil, where are you? We want discovery.
- Double trouble for Doublemint.
- HIPPA and interviews: pre-emption or red herring?