When an Act of God occurs it is important to consider all potential sources of injury, including whether there is any person or entity that had a duty to exercise reasonable care to avoid the harm, and if that person or entity met their duty.
Expert opinions are crucial to obtaining a favorable outcome in a case. A party should ensure that the expert’s opinions are reliable under Federal Rule of Evidence 702 and Daubert to avoid any evidentiary issues at trial.
Perhaps no legal cause of action is more frequently applied or universal than one sounding in negligence. We bring it when another driver damages our vehicles, when our buildings are damaged from faulty construction, and when a medical procedure leaves a patient worse off than before. While some negligence actions...
In reviewing files sent to us, we see some misinterpretations of the law or expectations regarding what will happen at trial. As a result, we included a few tips you should keep in mind regarding witnesses and defenses.
A picture truly is worth a thousand words. A thoroughly documented sump pump file can also be the difference in thousands of dollars in recovery. When in doubt, more is better. These suggestions will provide the subrogation professional, expert, and counsel with tools to prepare the file and maximize your...
We occasionally see some misinterpretations of the law or expectations regarding what will happen at trial. We have a few tips you should keep in mind regarding witnesses and defenses.
“Straight from the horse’s mouth,” is a frequently used phrase to describe obtaining information from a reliable source that is on the best authority.
Assumption of the risk is a common defense by recreation providers to negligence lawsuits involving all-terrain vehicles (ATV) where the rider is willingly taking a chance in a potentially dangerous situation.