Requiring collateral evidence, transparency and peer review can improve its integrity when used in case assessments.
After an individual suffers a severe injury and a settlement is reached, he or she is left with the option of either taking a lump sum of cash, or a structured settlement. Today on Ringler Radio, Larry Cohen joins co-host and colleague, Keith Christie, to get a lawyer’s perspective from Attorney Trey Haik from the law firm of Haik, Minvielle & Grubbs, on the benefits of the structured settlement and how a structure can financially support clients and their families for years to come.
The capsizing of the luxury cruise ship, Costa Concordia, off the coast of Italy has created a torrent of possible criminal charges against the captain and civil litigation against the cruise line company in courtrooms around the world. Lawyer2Lawyer co-hosts and attorneys, Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams, along with Attorney Joseph McFaul, special counsel for Sedgwick LLP in Irvine, California, sort through the plethora of legal issues associated with this cruise ship tragedy.
Professor Yamada, director of the New Workplace Institute at Suffolk Law, describes the Healthy Workplace Bill, anti-bullying legislation he has written that is the template for bills across the country. Read his blog at newworkplace.wordpress.com.
[JURIST] Defense lawyers for the five accused 9/11 [JURIST backgrounder] conspirators petitioned a US military judge at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] on Monday to preserve the prisons where the defendants were held as evidence. The defendants claim that they were tortured [Reuters report] during their time held in secret CIA prisons. This is one of the many issues that are set to be litigated when pretrial hearings begin Monday at the war crimes tribunal taking place at the Guantanamo Bay…