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Contribution, indemnification and procuring of insurance clauses within contracts.
In this article, Laurie Vahey explores when the question of alleged damages can be passed on to another entity or person arises and the above legal avenues.
Tempted by the lure of social media to find out about jurors?
Beware of the ethical considerations imposed by the New York Rules of Professional Conduct. Mary Jo breaks this down and provides guidance. Thanks to Scott Malouf for his insights for this article.
Federal and New York practice overlap with respect to certain commonly used types of evidence, such as business and medical records, but differ in other ways.
Whether you are a transactional attorney inserting an indemnification clause into a contract, or a litigation attorney determining whether to sue on an indemnification provision, it is important to understand how New York courts distinguish between intra-party and third-party indemnification clauses.
Hospital records sometimes contradict the plaintiff’s account of what is alleged in the complaint. Admissibility depends on the source, reliability and relevance and plaintiff and defense lawyers need to understand the pertinent case law.
Read more about admission against interest and business record exception.
How I Practice Law
Laurie discusses the facets of building a law practice in this NYSBA article. In the interview, they asked Laurie about a typical day, finding new clients, staying on top of legal news, and other helpful topics for starting a practice.
Jeremy will participate in the program, “Perfecting an Appeal in the Second Circuit and Considerations for Appellate Practitioners” on June 8.
The different rules and considerations for appeals in federal and state courts can be challenging even for experienced attorneys. Jeremy and other presenters will look at assessing cases for appeal, initiating and filing appeals, navigating the many required forms, timing and deadline considerations, requirements for briefs, records, and other appellate submissions, motion practice, oral argument, and costs.
Click here for more information on the Monroe County Bar Association program.