October

October 29, 2014
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The Entitlement To Compensation for the Premature Improvement to Property

While the concept of betterment remains a long standing principle of law, the question often arises whether a plaintiff can recover the costs of improvements beyond […]
October 29, 2014
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Exclusion Clauses for Intentional or Criminal Acts are Applicable when such Acts Cause Unintended Losses

Insurance policies often contain clauses to exclude coverage when an insured engages in intentional or criminal acts or omissions. For example, coverage can be denied where […]
October 24, 2014
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Keys to ADR: Key No. 003 – Will I win?

Your expert says that the origin or cause of the loss is one thing. The expert retained by the other party says it’s another. The lawyers spend their time figuring out clever ways to challenge the assumptions, findings and conclusion of the adverse expert, with the trial being the usual culmination of that process.
October 13, 2014
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Keys to ADR: Key No. 002 – Why You Should and When You Shouldn’t Arbitrate

Your expert says that the origin or cause of the loss is one thing. The expert retained by the other party says it’s another. The lawyers spend their time figuring out clever ways to challenge the assumptions, findings and conclusion of the adverse expert, with the trial being the usual culmination of that process.