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Trial Magazine

2019 July—Damages

Volume 55, No. 7

Trial's July issue explores damages—from what your clients need to “pick up the pieces” after a catastrophic injury to demonstrating the impact of injuries through visual aids. Also: Protect your client’s state law claims.

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Theme articles

  • Demonstrative exhibits: Are you doing it wrong?
    Robert F. DiCello
  • The trauma of terror
    Bernadette Panzella
  • Life care plans as a settlement tool
    Tyler D. Bailey

Also Featured

  • How to avoid 'snap removals'
    Danielle Gold and Rayna E. Kessler
  • The Brief July 2019

President's Page

  • A more perfect union
    Elise R. Sanguinetti

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Failure to transfer patient with abnormal carbon dioxide levels
  • Lack of watertight doors on tugboat
  • Whistleblower retaliation
  • Impaired driver rear-ends van, killing child and severely injuring others
  • Truck driver rear-ends motorcyclist after suffering seizure
  • Inadequate lighting in parking lot
  • FELA violation, failure to provide safe equipment
  • After-school instructor molests student
  • Failure to provide fall protection

Good Counsel

  • Prep witnesses like a psychologist
    Jaine Fraser

In Memory

  • Michael P. Koskoff (1942-2019)

Question of the Month

  • Do you have any superstitious habits before a court appearance?

On the Hill

  • Fixing Feres
    Susan Steinman

Tech Bytes

  • Listen up: 7 podcasts to check out
    Kate Halloran

Justice in Motion

  • AAJ Education on the Horizon July 2019
  • Women lobby to end forced arbitration


  • The Free Speech Century
  • Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing That Changed the Course of Civil Rights
  • Drugs, Money, and Secret Handshakes: The Unstoppable Growth of Prescription Drug Prices
  • Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting
  • Trial by Woman


  • The lighter side of the law