Recent Publications - General Liability


Feld Publishes Article in DRI Newsletter
January 3, 2018 | Brian L. Feld | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability
Brian Feld’s article, “Mutation and Evolution: The Effect of the BAP1 Gene on Asbestos Litigation,” appeared in the December 29, 2017, newsletter of DRI’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee. To read the article, click here. …
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Furshpan Publishes DRI Trials and Tribulations Article
September 25, 2017 | General Liability
Daniel Furshpan’s article, “How to Successfully Impeach a Witness with Deposition Testimony,” appeared in the September 25, 2017, issue of Trials and Tribulations, the newsletter of DRI’s Trial Tactics Committee. To read the article, click here.   …
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Effective Oral Advocacy
June 6, 2017 | General Liability
Preparing for and delivering a winning oral argument is a skill innate to some, but to most others, it is honed by years of practice and experience. Whether arguing an appeal or motion for summary judgment in a lower court setting, this guideline is intended to provide young lawyers with basic rules for effective and …
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Pollution Exclusion Precluded Coverage for Suit Alleging Harm from Carbon Monoxide
April 21, 2017 | General Liability
The U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon has ruled that a pollution exclusion in a commercial general liability insurance policy excluded coverage for claims arising from alleged carbon monoxide poisoning. The Case Plaintiffs sued Victory Construction LLC, d/b/a Premier Pools and Spas of Oregon, alleging negligence in the installation and ventilation of a …
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“Your Work” Exclusion Precluded Coverage for Breach of Warranty of Habitability Claim Against Subcontractor, Seventh Circuit Says
April 21, 2017 | General Liability | Insurance Coverage
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has affirmed a decision by a federal district court in Illinois that the “your work” exclusion in a commercial general liability insurance policy precluded coverage for a lawsuit against the insured subcontractor stemming from its allegedly defective installation of windows. The Case Metro North Condominium Association …
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New York Labor Law Bulletin
March 4, 2016 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability
First Department Holds that Worker Is Entitled to Partial Summary Judgment under Labor Law § 240(1) For Injuries Sustained in Fall from Prime Mover In Somereve v. Plaza Constr. Corp., 2016 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 1231 (1st Dep’t 2016), plaintiff was injured when operating a prime mover to hoist a load of bricks onto a …
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