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Trial Magazine

Trial is AAJ's award-winning magazine for attorneys, law professors, judges and others in the legal community. Trial brings readers news of the latest legal trends and developments, informative articles about civil law practice, coverage of recent verdicts and settlements in a wide range of practice areas, and commentary and analysis on emerging legal issues.

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2020 February—Transportation

Volume 56, No. 2

This month, Trial focuses on transportation, from trucking to aviation. Read about strategies for uncovering a truck driver's real employer, potential new safety requirements for aviation manufacturers, tips for mediating bad faith claims in auto cases, and more. Also: how to prove noneconomic damages.

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Theme articles

  • It's all about control
    Edward Ciarimboli
  • What's next for aviation safety?
    Bonnie Johnston
  • From products to trucking: the use of OSI evidence
    Eric Penn and Darrin Walker
  • Bad faith basics
    Fred Cunningham

President's Page

  • Unacceptable limits
    Bruce H. Stern

Also Featured

  • The Brief February 2020

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Failure to perform timely C-section
  • Hostile work environment
  • Malicious prosecution
  • Failure to train, correct truck driver with crash history
  • Failure to control vehicle, keep proper lookout
  • Improper lookout by tractor-trailer operator
  • Failure to properly instruct ‘bubble soccer’ participants
  • Failure to properly insulate guy wire
  • Improper installation of traffic control device

Good Counsel

  • 5 tips for proving noneconomic damages
    Kila B. Baldwin

Question of the Month

  • What's the most valuable piece of professional advice that you have received?

On the Hill

  • Turning the tide on the transportation agenda
    Susan Steinman

Justice in Motion

  • AAJ Education on the Horizon February 2020
  • Pound Institute Roundup

Spotlight

  • Father-son relationship at heart of inadequate security case
    Kate Halloran

Hearsay

  • The lighter side of the law