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Handling wrongful death claims involving Medicare liens requires understanding the law governing damages recoverable by the estate versus the heirs to maximize clients’ recoveries and to avoid dangerous pitfalls.
Aviation cases present complex choice-of-law and jurisdictional issues because they occur globally. Familiarity with the issues, preparation, and information exchange are vital to meaningful settlement discussions.
Petitioners and respondents preparing or responding to an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court tend to use particular buzzwords and focus on the same overarching considerations each time they seek or oppose certiorari.
Ethical standards attach not only to counsel’s conduct in retaining or communicating with an expert witness but also are important when seeking to disqualify or exclude an expert.
Directors and officers of nonprofit boards who take adequate measures to minimize risk and adhere to requisite conduct can reduce potential risk and exposures not only for themselves but for the organization itself.
When a physician has been charged with a crime, critical steps must be taken to avoid an avalanche of disciplinary actions and terminations of participation in public and commercial insurance programs.
Although U.S. courts have been split on the issue, Colorado, Arkansas, South Carolina, and Hawaii have passed legislation to clarify when construction defects meet the definition of occurrence in general liability policies.
Learn answers to the two questions most frequently asked of the new TIPS chair: "Why is it so expensive to join TIPS?" and "Why did you want to become chair of TIPS?"
TIPS's Diversity Committee exists to advance diversity and inclusion at all levels of the Section, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, economic status, or other diverse backgrounds.
ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco; Resolution 103 on Attorney-Client Privilege; Annual Meeting highlights on TIPS website; The Brief awards from APEX and Graphic Design USA
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- Insurer's Withdrawl of Defense
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