Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Teenagers are more likely to be in car accidents due to driving inexperience. But what are the other factors, and what can be done to help?
We are excited to announce the recipients of the 2021 "Law Firm of the Year" awards in Canada.
Andrew E. Curto and Danielle E. Tricolla
Why some of the industry changes the pandemic has wrought—the advent of remote courthouse appearances chief among them—deserve to outlast the return to normal life.
Adrian L. Bastianelli III, Paulo Flores, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Robert S. Peckar
Mediation via Zoom is just one of the legal-industry oddities the pandemic has wrought. Here’s a cheat sheet for how to make it work for you—and some thoughts on whether it’s here to stay.
Christopher W. Martin
Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.
Robert A. Clifford and Bradley M. Cosgrove
Jury Research in High Profile Cases
With the pandemic still ongoing with no end in sight, one lawyer writes about how she stays sane working from home.
We talked to some of the 566 attorneys who have been recognized by Best Lawyers since the first edition in 1983.
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Linda J. Chalat
Reports of serious injury raise questions over the legality of electric scooters—even as ridership grows.
Who is responsible for gig economy car accidents?
While the FDA's authority has been extended to cover E-Cigarettes, no regulations have been put in place to govern the development and sale of e-cigarette batteries. This has made exploding E-Cigs a serious health threat on par with respiratory complications.
Russia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree for Real Estate Law
Australia's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Energy Law
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.
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Certain issues are more “hot” than others, both because they have jumped to the forefront in operational decisions, as well as because the state of the law is somewhat in flux.
Frank L. Branson
Hardworking Americans in the oil patch live and toil in a perilous environment, performing some of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. today.
Gordon D. McAuley
Whether one is the plaintiff seeking to remedy an aggravation or a defendant looking to patch up the slights alleged against it, litigation is a highly charged, emotional wringer.
Christopher B. Kende
In a nutshell, the Convention makes an airline strictly liable for bodily injury or death of a passenger caused by an “accident” occurring while embarking, on board the aircraft, or disembarking.
Sean M. Cleary
According to IIHS data, 35.000 Americans were killed in 2015 in car accidents, of which 2.939 occurred in Florida.
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
Benjamin Slater III
Taking a measured approach during expert witness depositions is sometimes the most challenging aspect.
According to the Rules for Certification and Auditing of Entities in Charge of Maintenance (the "Regulation") of the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail ("OTIF"), which came into force on June 1, 2013, the ECMs must be evaluated and certified by an independent institution. Every freight wagon used by an international entity must be maintained by a particular ECM.