Trial, AAJ’s flagship magazine for attorneys and the legal community, features the essential topic of damages in the April issue. Trial examines damages from a variety of angles, including:
- Recovery for damaged credit. When someone is seriously injured by negligence and is out of work for an extended period they may be unable to keep up their debts, risking foreclosure of a home, car repossession or inability to pay medical expenses. The client’s credit reputation may be deeply harmed as well—so be sure to include this harm in potential recovery considerations.
- Dealing with low ceilings. Many states have enacted arbitrary caps on damages; learn how to attack the problem and assess the case. The Center for Constitutional Litigation (CCL) has fought against these caps in a number of states—read about their fight in the court room.
- Ten steps for assessing cases. Case evaluation is key both early on and later, so consider these suggestions from a seasoned lawyer.
Also featured in April:
- C1O1 Counsel. Carbon monoxide poisoning in nonlethal amounts can cause lasting health damage. Find out how to help clients who have been injured.
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