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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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2019 November—Products Liability

Volume 55, No. 11

Trial's products liability issue covers serving foreign manufacturers, investigating furniture tip-over cases, holding automakers accountable for failing to install forward collision avoidance technology, and more. Also: Keeping depositions on track.

Cover image: donvictorio / Shutterstock

Theme articles

  • Accountability across borders
    Adam Langino and John Han
  • Dresser dangers
    Alan M. Feldman
  • Safety is not an option
    G. Lynn Shumway and Brent Ghelfi
  • Heavy lifting ahead
    David L. Kwass

Also Featured

  • The Brief November 2019

President's Page

  • Gear up for 2020
    Bruce H. Stern

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Negligent performance of high school chemistry experiment
  • Improper litigation threats, payment demands
  • Negligent operation of transit bus
  • Vicarious liability for collision involving pizza delivery driver
  • Negligent operation of semi-trucks
  • Negligent direction by hunting guide
  • Failure to take safety precautions during rooftop construction
  • Negligent installation of sink
  • Failure to properly load boxes inside commercial truck

Good Counsel

  • Defusing depositions
    Murray Ogborn

Question of the Month

  • What’s one movie or TV series every lawyer should watch?

On the Hill

  • Proposed rule impacts diversity jurisdiction
    Susan Steinman

Justice in Motion

  • AAJ Education on the horizon November 2019


  • Verdict sends message about poor maternal care
    Maureen Leddy


  • The lighter side of the law