Trial Magazine

Insurance—Oct 2014

Volume 50, No. 10
October 2014

Trial’s October issue asks, “Are your clients covered?” Articles touch on different aspects of the insurance theme: the Affordable Care Act, ERISA reimbursement, commercial general liability policies, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, and vacant premises cases. In the President’s Page, AAJ President Lisa Blue Baron explains how our association functions as “practice insurance.”

Theme articles

  • The future of future medical damages
  • Navigating the unfriendly skies of ERISA reimbursement
  • The commercial insurance policy's potential
  • Sidebar: Presuit tips for an uninsured/underinsured motorist claim
  • Filling the vacant premises void

Also Featured

  • Gallbladder surgery gone bad

President's Page

  • Insuring the justice system

Justice in Motion

  • Net neutrality rulemaking invokes arbitration
  • Take justice back tackles trucking
  • A culture of caring
  • Lawyers recognized for outstanding achievements
  • Lilly Ledbetter talks to trial lawyers
  • A variety of CLE programs in store
  • Litigating bad-faith cases

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Failure to warn of roadway repairs
  • Bungee trampoline user suffers arm injury
  • Failure to post warning cones near soapy carpet
  • Airline worker fatally injured in fall from belt loader
  • Crane load falls onto worker

Tech Brief

  • Seven rules for using technology


  • The gap between law and reality


  • The lighter side of the law