Released in 1999, with Partner Adam R. Little being the updating author, the Personal Injury Practice Manual assembles the expertise of 30 specialists whose areas of expertise span a broad spectrum of issues relevant to personal injury claims – including leading personal injury practitioners as well as specialists in rehabilitation, forensic engineering, structured settlements, brain injuries, economic loss and certified life care planning.
– Professional Conduct Issues – conflicts and ethical questions that commonly arise, such as: contingency fee arrangements, class actions, preparation of medical reports and potential conflicts of interest
– Automobile Insurance – underinsured coverage and arbitration and mediation practice
– Product Liability – the law, standards of care, proof and defences
– Workers’ Compensation Claims – how claims are pursued and the circumstances in which personal injury claims are restrained
– Medical Malpractice – the strategies, procedures, costs, dealing with experts, causation and proof
– Occupiers’ Liability – injuries suffered on a commercial or public site
– Criminal Injuries Compensation Practice – relief available for claimants and relevant considerations in applying to and appearing before the Board
– Specialized Litigation – new technologies, the special place of class proceedings, pitfalls in litigating a brain injury, pleasure craft or AIDS-related cases.
– Special Damages – future care and rehabilitation, collateral benefits, economic loss and structured settlements.
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