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Trial Magazine

2019 August—Medical Negligence

Volume 55, No. 8

This month, Trial covers medical negligence. Read about what claims to bring when hospitals fail to vet doctors, screening birth injury cases, and locking in standards of care. Also: Restoring servicemembers’ access to justice.

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Theme articles

  • An obligation to vet
    Mia I. Frieder
  • Locking in standards of care: asking the right questions
    Christian C. Mester and Michael J. Winkelman
  • Using clinical practice guidelines: a case study
    Kay Van Wey
  • Q&A: A duty to those who serve
    Maureen Leddy
  • Evaluating birth injury cases
    Laura Brown

Also Featured

  • The Brief August 2019

President's Page

  • Reach out, engage, inspire
    Bruce H. Stern

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Failure to supervise pizza delivery driver
  • Negligent left turn at intersection
  • Distracted driver hits cyclist
  • Inattentive driving leads to fatal crash
  • Failure to provide proper medical care to cruise passenger
  • Failure to remediate sidewalk defect
  • Inadequate coefficient of friction for swimming pool’s depth markers
  • Failure to maintain restaurant stairwell
  • Negligent security at apartment complex

Good Counsel

  • I-just-can’t-get-over issues
    Mark Mandell

In Memory

  • Francis H. “Brother” Hare Jr. (1936–2019)

Question of the Month

  • Have you ever taken a law-inspired trip?

On the Hill

  • We've been everywhere
    Susan Steinman

Supreme Court Review

  • A duty to warn sailors of known risks
    Richard Myers

Justice in Motion

  • AAJ Education on the Horizon August 2019
  • Advocating to protect servicemembers


  • Jury sends message to Ford in rollover crash case
    Kate Halloran


  • The lighter side of the law