LexisNexis AnswerGuide New York Negligence

A concise desktop guide that provides task-by-task guidance on the substantive law of negligence and procedure in New York State.

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LexisNexis® AnswerGuide® New York Negligence is a practical and concise guide focusing on the key legal and procedural issues that arise in six of the major classes of cases handled by the New York personal injury practitioner: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Construction Accidents, Products Liability, Governmental Liability and Medical Malpractice. In addition, this portable, one-volume title is published annually and offers valuable practical insights developed by a seasoned trial lawyer and negligence practitioner into the nuances of negligence practice in New York. LexisNexis® AnswerGuide® New York Negligence includes over 40 detailed, task-oriented checklists and more than 200 practice pointers (Warning, Strategic Point, Exception, Timing) to help ensure best practices and the avoidance of potential practice pitfalls. In addition to providing quick answers, LexisNexis® AnswerGuide® New York Negligence provides numerous cross-references to in-depth discussion in Warren’s Negligence in the New York Courts, current cases and related coverage. The cross-references in print make finding related information online easier and faster.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

A COMPLETE SYNOPSIS FOR EACH CHAPTER APPEARS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE CHAPTER

CHAPTER 1 USING LEXISNEXIS® ANSWERGUIDE® NEW YORK NEGLIGENCE

CHAPTER 2 MOTOR VEHICLE NEGLIGENCE


PART A: PROCEDURAL CONTEXT

PART B: INVESTIGATING MOTOR VEHICLE NEGLIGENCE

PART C: EVALUATING MOTOR VEHICLE CASES

PART D: DETERMINING CAUSE OF ACTION AND NECESSARY ALLEGATIONS

PART E: COMMENCING ACTION IN MOTOR VEHICLE CASES

PART F: SEEKING DISCLOSURE IN MOTOR VEHICLE CASES

PART G: ACHIEVING SETTLEMENT IN MOTOR VEHICLE CASES

PART H: TRYING MOTOR VEHICLE CASES

CHAPTER 3 PREMISES LIABILITY

PART A: PROCEDURAL CONTEXT

PART B: INVESTIGATING PREMISES LIABILITY CASES

PART C: EVALUATING PREMISES LIABILITY CASES

PART D: IDENTIFYING PROPER DEFENDANT IN PREMISES LIABILITY CASES

PART E: ANTICIPATING APPLICABLE DEFENSES IN PREMISES LIABILITY CASES

PART F: ALLOCATING RESPONSBILITY AMONG DEFENDANTS

PART G: DRAFTING COMPLAINT AND COMMENCING ACTION

PART H: CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE DISCLOSURE IN PREMISES LIABILITY CASES

CHAPTER 4 CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS

PART A: PROCEDURAL CONTEXT

PART B: INVESTIGATING CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT CASES

PART C: EVALUATING CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT CASES

PART D: IDENTIFYING APPROPRIATE DEFENDANTS IN CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT CASES

PART E: DETERMINING AVAILABILITY OF CONTRIBUTION OR INDEMNIFICATION FROM OTHER PARTIES

PART F: ANTICIPATING APPLICABLE DEFENSES

PART G: DRAFTING COMPLAINT AND COMMENCING ACTION

PART H: ENGAGING IN MOTION PRACTICE, TRIAL, AND SETTLEMENT

CHAPTER 5 PRODUCTS LIABILITY

PART A: PROCEDURAL CONTEXT

PART B: INVESTIGATING PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASES

PART C: EVALUATING PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASES

PART D: PREPARING PLEADINGS

PART E: COMMENCING ACTION

PART F: CONDUCTING DISCLOSURE

PART G: NEGOTIATING SETTLEMENT

PART H: CONDUCTING PRODUCTS LIABILITY TRIAL

CHAPTER 6 GOVERNMENTAL LIABILITY

PART A: PROCEDURAL CONTEXT

PART B: IDENTIFYING TRUNCATED STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS IN ACTIONS AGAINST GOVERNMENT ENTITIES

PART C: IDENTIFYING APPROPRIATE ENTITY AS DEFENDANT

PART D: EVALUATING GOVERNMENT LIABILITY CASES

PART E: COMPLYING WITH PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE LAWS

PART F: COMPLYING WITH REQUIREMENTS OF NOTICE OF CLAIM

PART G: EXAMINING SPECIAL STATUTORY METHODS OF PRE-ACTION DISCLOSURE

PART H: DRAFTING COMPLAINT AND COMMENCING ACTION

CHAPTER 7 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

PART A: PROCEDURAL CONTEXT

PART B: INVESTIGATING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

PART C: EVALUATING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

PART D: IDENTIFYING PROPER DEFENDANTS IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

PART E: ANTICIPATING APPLICABLE DEFENSES IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

PART F: DRAFTING COMPLAINT AND COMMENCING ACTION

PART G: CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE DISCLOSURE IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

PART H: CONDUCTING TRIAL IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

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