2022 December

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Articles in this issue:
Arguing “abuse of discretion”

Arguing “abuse of discretion”

Trial courts rarely make rulings that are truly “irrational,” so when is an “abuse of discretion” actually an error of law or a lack of substantial evidence?

Jerry Clausen

2022 December


Preventing the abuse of the Sudden Emergency Doctrine

It is critical to establish the unsafe choices that the defendant made both before and after the purported emergency arose

Jason Doucette

2022 December


Rethinking damages for breach of an insurance contract

Restoring balance between insurers and their insureds. Why must we prove that the carrier acted unreasonably?

Michael L. Cohen

2022 December


Beating a claim of “fraudulent joinder”

Beating a claim of “fraudulent joinder”

Show any possibility of recovering against a California citizen and your case should likely be remanded back to state court

Kevin Nguyen

2022 December


Civil coordination 101

If you have signed up dozens of individual cases naming the same defendant, you may want to have their cases coordinated for pre-trial proceedings

Anya Fuchs

2022 December


“Sir, are you a medical doctor?”

How to prevent the defense biomechanics expert from rendering medical opinions at trial

George Ellard

2022 December


Profile: Mikayla Kellogg

Profile: Mikayla Kellogg

An advocate by nature, she leaves defense law to go it on her own for sexual abuse and tenants’ rights victims

Stephen Ellison

2022 December


Work the room

An introvert’s guide to surviving and thriving at industry events

Miles B. Cooper

2022 December

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