October Issue of Trial: Professional Negligence
The October issue of Trial focuses on professional negligence, such as wrongful deaths in cath labs, schools failing to protect students from cyberbullying, holding architects and engineers accountable for unsafe construction, and tips for protecting supervisory attorneys from malpractice. Read the full issue here. Articles include:
- Bullying in a digital world by William S. Friedlander
- Bringing a cyberbullying or sexting lawsuit can be challenging. Learn how to navigate variances in state laws, government immunity defenses, and First Amendment protection.
- Avoiding malpractice: 10 tips for supervisory attorneys by Jeffrey Ogden Katz and Eric J. Chisholm
- Implementing policies around supervisory duties can protect attorneys from being held liable for subordinates’ actions.
- Building your case against architects and engineers by David L. Kwass
- Design professionals play a crucial role in construction and demolition yet are often protected from liability. But there are ways to hold them accountable for endangering workers and the public.
- Sidebar: When your expert backs out by David M. Kopstein
- Anticipate problems and know how to respond if an expert quits before trial or deposition.
- Getting to the heart of wrongful deaths in catheterization labs by Gerald D. Jowers Jr.
- Make a case against doctors who put their patients at risk by removing lead wires in cath labs instead of operating rooms.
- Q&A: A "practical term" for the High Court, an interview by Alyssa E. Lambert
- Take a look back at the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2014 Term with Robert Peck, president of the Center for Constitutional Litigation.
- Neuropsychology and traumatic brain injury by Bruce H. Stern
- Retaining a neuropsychologist can make or break a TBI case. Learn what information you need to prepare for roadblocks from the defense.
- Book review: And Give Up Showbiz?
- Kristen L. Beightol reviews Josh Young’s biography And Give Up Showbiz? How Fred Levin Beat Big Tobacco, Avoided Two Murder Prosecutions, Became a Chief of Ghana, Earned Boxing Manager of the Year, and Transformed American Law.
- AAJ Officers, 2015-2016