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.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
Print Book :1 volume, softbound, replaced annually
2017 Edition
$275.00
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ISBN: 9781522115991
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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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

 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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