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Trial Magazine

Trial is AAJ's award-winning magazine for attorneys, law professors, judges and others in the legal community. Trial brings readers news of the latest legal trends and developments, informative articles about civil law practice, coverage of recent verdicts and settlements in a wide range of practice areas, and commentary and analysis on emerging legal issues.

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2019 February—Danger on the Road

Volume 55, No. 2

This month, Trial's transportation issue focuses on “danger on the road.” Learn about handling cases involving nontraditional vehicle services such as ride-shares and electric scooters; strategies for tackling bus crash cases; how to investigate medical helicopter crashes; and more. Also: protecting your verdict on appeal.

Cover image: Chuck Colht / Unsplash

Theme Article

  • Same roads, new rules: Don't get rerouted by ride-shares
    Ram Fletcher
  • Same roads, new rules: Make way for e-scooters
    Ira H. Leesfield and Justin B. Shapiro
  • The nuts and bolts of bus crash cases
    Katherine Harvey-Lee
  • Investigating medical helicopter crashes
    Gary C. Robb
  • On guard
    Rob Ammons

President's Page

  • An uncharted course
    Elise R. Sanguinetti

Also Featured

  • The Brief February 2019

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Bad faith denial of coverage for cancer patient's proton beam therapy
  • Failure to notify parent of deceased child's impending cremation
  • Failure to clear snow and ice from subway steps
  • Negligent operation of box truck
  • Improper lookout
  • Failure to monitor, treat detainee
  • Negligent operation of SUV
  • Sexual abuse of high school students
  • Inadequate guard on rotary mold press machine

Good Counsel

  • 7 ways to appeal-proof your verdict
    Elizabeth Cabraser

Question of the Month

  • What will be the opening of your speech at your future retirement party?

On the Hill

  • On track with the new Congress
    Kate Ilahi


  • Birth injury verdict sends powerful message
    Kate Halloran

Justice in Motion

  • AAJ Education on the Horizon February 2019


  • The lighter side of the law