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Trial Magazine

2019 January—Premises Liability

Volume 55, No. 1

Trial's January issue covers premises liability with articles on preventing and responding to digital data spoliation, crafting discovery plans, wildfire litigation against investor-owned utilities, and more. Also: seven mobile tech tools.

Cover image: Chuck Colht / Unsplash

Theme Article

  • Spoliation in the digital age
    Allegra C. Carpenter
  • The narrative wheel
    Miranda L. Soucie
  • Unnatural disasters
    John Fiske and Scott Summy
  • Danger at the amusement park
    Mark Kitrick and Mark Lewis

Also Featured

  • Handling workplace sexual harassment cases
    Stephanie A. Sandler and Jessica K. Pride
  • The Brief January 2019
  • Evolving content
    Jennifer D. Adams

President's Page

  • Mining your resources
    Elise R. Sanguinetti

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Negligent hiring, entrustment
  • T-bone collision leads to quadriplegia
  • Failure to secure frozen fish boxes
  • Negligent performance of cataract surgery
  • Negligent hiring of security officer
  • Inadequate security at apartment complex
  • Failure to warn shoppers about pallet jack
  • Verdict for estate of mechanic with history of tobacco, asbestos exposure
  • Negligent maintenance of trailer
  • Failure to guard pinch point

Good Counsel

  • Tugging up damages
    David Ball and Artemis Malekpour

Question of the Month

  • What's been the biggest change to your practice over the years?

On the Hill

  • A clean slate
    Susan Steinman

Supreme Court Review

  • 2019 watchlist
    Amy Brogioli

Tech Bytes

  • 7 tools for your mobile tech kit
    Brian D. Cook

Justice in Motion

  • AAJ Education on the horizon January 2019


  • Legal Upheaval: A Guide to Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation in Law
    by Michele Destefano
  • Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America
    by Beth Macy
  • Reimagining Equality: A New Deal for Children of Color
    by Nancy E. Dowd
  • Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times
    by Joel Richard Paul
  • Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation
    by Michael A. Rebell


  • The lighter side of the law