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Trial Magazine

2019 May—Insurance

Volume 55, No. 5

This month, Trial focuses on insurance-related issues including coverage after natural disasters, liability of home rental platforms, overcoming exclusions for intentional torts, and ERISA disability claims. Also: Use pre-incident photos to prove damages.

Cover image: MAGANN/Getty Images

Theme articles

  • Break down disaster defenses
    Soren Gisleson
  • Defeating the intentional act exclusion
    Eric Dinnocenzo
  • A host of problems
    Steven Sweat
  • Fighting for ERISA disability benefits
    Jennifer Danish

President's Page

  • After the storm
    Elise R. Sanguinetti

Also Featured

  • The Brief May 2019

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Jones Act violation
  • Age, national origin discrimination
  • Failure to help bus rider with mobility issues
  • Jury awards damages to family of murdered woman
  • Negligent entrustment
  • Failure to maintain appropriate speed
  • Failure to avoid cyclist
  • Failure to check brakes during service visits
  • Failure to clear snow and ice
  • Lack of safety pins on rail rack

Good Counsel

  • The power of pre-injury photos
    Karen Koehler

Question of the Month

  • What's your top tip for developing your professional network?

On the Hill

  • The clock is ticking down on forced arbitration
    Charlotte McBirney

Tech Bytes

  • Storytelling in six slides
    Cliff Atkinson

Justice in Motion

  • AAJ Education on the Horizon May 2019


  • Bicyclist's death leads to overhaul of safety policies
    Mandy Brown


  • The lighter side of law