A Fifty-state Guide

Author: James Joseph Brown,Wendy Fleishman

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735562687

Category: Law

Page: 26

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Today, the standards for assessing the different types of damages vary greatly from state to state. Tort reform nationally has had a significant impact on tort damages. In addition, many states have codified the law concerning claims for damages arising from medical malpractice, consumer rights, wrongful death, and products liability. Proving and Defending Damage Claims: A Fifty-State Guide is the one reference that will help you accurately assess and pursue damages-- from drafting or defending a complaint to arguing damages at trial. This unique resource will help you present the strongest possible case on behalf of your client. You'll gain instant access to: Fifty-state surveys that provide quick and reliable answers to questions about recoverable damages. Analysis to help you calculate recoverable damages for particular causes of action. Reliable insights into the framework of punitive damages, including their availability and limitations. And much more! ; Proving and Defending Damage Claims: A Fifty-State Guide enables you to quickly and accurately assess damages in all fifty states. This essential resource analyzes damages connected with specific causes of action, including: Medical Malpractice Products Liability Personal injury Wrongful Death Equitable Remedies Property Loss Environmental Torts Consumer Protection
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Author: James Joseph Brown

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735584850

Category: Law

Page: 1826

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When economic times are hard, clients need their debts collected and judgments enforced more than ever for their businesses to be viable. Collecting and enforcing judgments has become an important legal process in the United States and worldwide and is now becoming a very prominent and respected specialty of the law. Judgment Enforcement, Third Edition is a best-selling desktop reference with comprehensive information about the judgment enforcement process in general and many other areas in particular. This essential one-volume work presents a concise treatment of judgment enforcement practice from discovery to execution. You'll discover: How to find, freeze, and collect hidden assets How to obtain information on the assets available How to prepare and file enforcement-related pleadings and documents. Judgment Enforcement, Third Edition has more statutes, case law, rules of procedure, service of process tips and practice tips than any two volume series in the United States. It also includes a detailed discussion of the federal judgment enforcement provisions and strategies for international execution, as well as tips and strategies for effectively executing all judgments.
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Current developments in media libel law

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libel and slander

Page: N.A

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Author: Daller

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454872470

Category: Law

Page: 1305

View: 9947

Whether you are confronted with multi-state tort litigation, have the opportunity to litigate a tort case in one of several states, or must initiate or defend a case in an unfamiliar jurisdiction, Tort Law Desk Reference quickly gives you the information you need about the tort laws of each state. With succinct summaries of laws and citations to controlling statutes and case law, this indispensable guidebook answers vital questions about each stateand’s tort laws, such as: Is the claim or lawsuit barred in the jurisdiction where it was filed? Does a and“no-faultand” statute limit the right to recovery? Do joint liability provisions require a minimally liable defendant to pay the entire judgment? If there is no breach of contract or breach of warranty claim, is a fraud and misrepresentation claim viable? Under what circumstances can a trespasser recover against a property owner? And much more Youand’ll be able to quickly determine available causes of action, realistic defenses, and permissible damages...and youand’ll have at your fingertips current and leading citations necessary for more detailed research of specific issues. No other resource simplifies the process for making critical tort litigation choices like Tort Law Desk Reference. Itand’s the only single volume book that expertly digests the many significant provisions of every stateand’s tort law in a clearly organized and uniform format. State-by-state, you get up-to-date coverage of statutes and case law covering and“No-faultand” limitations The standard for negligence Causation Res ipsa loquitur and ultra-hazardous activities Negligence per se Indemnity Bar of workersand’ compensation statute Premises liability Dram shop liability Economic loss Fraud and misrepresentation Wrongful death Attorneyand’s fees
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A Fifty State Compendium, 2017 Edition

Author: Morton F. Daller

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454872462

Category: Law

Page: 1067

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On the front lines of product liability disputes, successful litigation planning begins with immediate access to the product liability laws of various jurisdictions--plus an understanding of the countless differences among them. That's exactly what you get with the thoroughly up-to-date and expanded edition of Product Liability Desk Reference, 2017 Edition , edited by Morton F. Daller. Whether you represent the plaintiff or defendant, the Product Liability Desk Reference, 2017 Edition is a comprehensive resource that provides the most recent statutory and case law developments on product liability laws for each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia. With coverage that is clear and concise, you will be able to make an initial assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of your case across jurisdictions. Practitioner-oriented, and written by leading state experts, each chapter summarizes the variants and developments particular to a specific state jurisdiction, resulting in a text that will assist you in making critical choices in product liability disputes wherever they arise. You'll find detailed coverage of each state's standards regarding: Causes of action Statutes of limitation and repose Strict liability Negligence Breach of Warranty Punitive damages Wrongful death Pre- and post-judgment interest Employer immunity from suit Joint and severable liability Relevant statutes to product liability actions.
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Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Author: Timothy Snyder

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0804190119

Category: Political Science

Page: 126

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In previous books, Holocaust historian Timothy Snyder dissected the events and values that enabled the rise of Hitler and Stalin and the execution of their catastrophic policies. With Twenty Lessons, Snyder draws from the darkest hours of the twentieth century to provide hope for the twenty-first. As he writes, "Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism and communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience."
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Author: George Carl Pezold,William J. Augello

Publisher: Transportation & Logistics

ISBN: 9780981958613

Category: Carriers

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Author: Christopher Jon Sprigman

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1892628023

Category: Citation of legal authorities

Page: 201

View: 5557

This public domain book is an open and compatible implementation of the Uniform System of Citation.
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The Myth of Nutrition and the Pleasures of Eating

Author: Michael Pollan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143114964

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 244

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Cites the reasons why people have become so confused about their dietary choices and discusses the importance of enjoyable moderate eating of mostly traditional plant foods.
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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Defense (Civil procedure)

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How to Form & Run Your Single-Member Limited Liability Company

Author: David M. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323278

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

View: 6345

Easy to form and operate, SMLLCs combine some of the most desirable features of older, more traditional business structures like corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. Steingold provides an overview of everything you need to decide whether an SMLLC is the right choice for your business.
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Author: ABA Center for Professional Conduct

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604425178

Category: Law

Page: 209

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The Model Rules of Professional Conduct offers timely information on lawyer ethics. The black-letter Rules of Professional Conduct are followed by numbered Comments that explain each Rule's purpose and provide suggestions for its practical application. The Rules help lawyers identify proper conduct in a variety of given situations, review those instances where discretionary action is possible, and define the nature of the lawyer's relationship with clients, colleagues, and the courts.
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Author: Steven Levitsky,Daniel Ziblatt

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 1524762938

Category: History

Page: 320

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Fateful alliances -- Gatekeeping in America -- The great Republican abdication -- Subverting democracy -- The guardrails of democracy -- The unwritten rules of American politics -- The unraveling -- Trump against the guardrails -- Saving democracy
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The Missing Manual

Author: Matthew MacDonald

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596801742

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 293

View: 1789

Presents an easy-to-read guide on the human body, its major organs and their functions, and common illnesses and diseases.
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