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Forensic Aspects of Driver Perception and Response, Fourth Edition
Forensic Aspects of Driver Perception and Response, Fourth Edition
Our Price: $129.00

Here’s an invaluable guide to all the human factors issues that come up in auto accident cases. Clearly written yet comprehensive and technically sound, this book will make you an expert – and help you work with (and attack) experts.


You’ll get the latest research on driver perception and response time; driver age, gender and experience; fatigue; speed perception and vehicle size; vehicle lighting and marking; glare and light-reflecting surfaces; driver distraction; nighttime visibility; roadway design; visibility enhancing materials; grade crossings and work zones; weather issues; signage; and much more!


One volume, casebound; 336 pages.

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Litigating the Nursing Home Case, Second Edition
Litigating the Nursing Home Case, Second Edition
Our Price: $159.95

By James T. O'Reilly and Katharine Van Tassel

Brand new edition! Here’s the step-by-step guidance you need to successfully litigate a nursing home case. This book explains the nursing home environment – its organization and structure – and details the responsibilities and liability of management, nurses and physicians. It then provides detailed discussions of the various bases for nursing home claims: ulcers and infections; falls, wandering and escape, assault and abuse, improper patient restraints, drug errors, malnutrition and dehydration, improper expulsion for payment issues, and more.

Finally, the book gives you detailed instructions and advice on evaluating plaintiffs, assembling a complaint, motion practice, challenging arbitration provisions in contracts, piercing the LLC structure, witnesses, documentation, causes of action, damages, trial procedure, insurance coverage, and liens and offsets.

This book is a must for any lawyer who represents nursing home patients! One volume, softbound, 468 pages. Published in 2014.
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Truck Accident Litigation, Third Edition
Truck Accident Litigation, Third Edition
Our Price: $149.95

By Laura L. Ruhl  and Mary K. Dooley-Owen

Truck accidents are NOT like other motor vehicle cases – they’re much more complex, and this guidebook will provide the information you need to handle them successfully, for both plaintiffs and defendants. You’ll be fully informed on federal regulations, including hours of service and fatigue; data collection and spoliation; human factors; hazardous cargo; the latest developments in equipment, from electronics to tires and brakes; drug testing; records retention; loading and unloading; driver training and qualification; accident reconstruction; finding additional defendants; and trial strategy and exhibits. This book is a must-have if you plan to handle truck cases!

One volume, softbound, 604 pages.
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Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction and Litigation, Fifth Edition
Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction and Litigation, Fifth Edition
Our Price: $99.00

By Kenneth Obenski, Paul Hill, Eric Shapiro, and Jack Debes.

Motorcycle accidents are very different from other accidents, and this book will make you an expert. You’ll learn how to reconstruct an accident, with the special mechanics of riding a motorcycle and the way a motorcycle performs mechanically explained in clear, non-technical terms. The book explains the differences between standard motorcycles and similar vehicles, human factors issues such as conspicuity and evasive action, visual perception questions, and injury biomechanics. A wide variety of motorcycle accidents are reconstructed and explained.

The book also thoroughly discusses the legal issues unique to motorcycle accidents, including helmet laws, accidents on public and private property, trespassing, warnings, roadway and motorcycle defects, injury to passengers, and motorcycles and alcohol. CD-Rom included.

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One volume, casebound, 416 pages, plus CD.
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The Spine for Lawyers
The Spine for Lawyers
Our Price: $215.00

By Samuel D. Hodge, Jr.

Simplify spinal injuries for jurors! A practical reference for lawyers who don’t have a medical background, this book will explain the spine and the causes and effects of neck and spinal injuries. Special chapters cover referred pain, understanding medical records, handling an independent medical exam in spinal cases, and physicians as expert witnesses. Profusely illustrated with helpful photos, charts and diagrams to answer every question in this challenging area.

One volume, hardbound, 800 pages. Published in 2013.
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From Crash to Courtroom: Collision Reconstruction for Lawyers
From Crash to Courtroom: Collision Reconstruction for Lawyers
Our Price: $125.00

By John B. Kwasnoski

If you handle auto accident cases, this book is a must! Written in plain English by one of the country’s most respected experts, it explains exactly what accident reconstructionists do and how to present their evidence effectively. Better yet, it details scores of common errors, distortions and misrepresentations made by expert witnesses. Armed with this book, you'll be ready to cross-examine with authority. If you want a solid, readable explanation of exactly how accident reconstruction works, and how to use it to win cases and settlements, this book is worth its weight in gold.

"The most user-friendly reference on a technical subject I have ever seen. Only someone with Professor Kwasnoski's background -- 30 years of teaching physics in classrooms, 20 years of testifying as an expert collision reconstructionist in state and federal courtrooms, and 10 years as one of the country's premier instructors at training conferences across the U.S. -- could produce such a powerful and relevant book." -- Gerald N. Partridge, Esq., instructor, National College of District Attorneys.

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Bus and Recreational Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Litigation
Bus and Recreational Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Litigation
Our Price: $29.00

Here’s the most authoritative book ever published on lawsuits involving school buses, motor coaches and or recreational vehicles. It’s an essential guide for lawyers handling these claims.

The book will show you the critical issues in understanding bus safety and operation, accident reconstruction, and liability. It covers common injury situations, braking systems, seat belts, luggage racks, driver training and negligent hiring, safety inspections, working with an expert witness, demonstrative evidence, government immunity issues, bus stop location issues, accidents caused by passenger behavior, and much more.

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One volume, casebound, 528 pages.
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Electrical Injuries: Engineering, Medical and Legal Aspects, Second Edition
Electrical Injuries: Engineering, Medical and Legal Aspects, Second Edition
Our Price: $99.00

By Robert Nabours, Paul Hill and Raymond Fish.

Here’s an essential guidebook for any lawyer handling an electrical injury case!

Part I gives you a helpful explanation of basic electrical systems, codes and standards, and shows you how electrical accidents are reconstructed and how electrical engineers can help in your case.

Part II covers the medical aspects of electrical injury, including the effects on body systems, how to understand medical records, and psychological effects of electrical injury. Plus you’ll get discussions of specific types of injuries such as overhead power lines, stun guns, microwaves and lightning.

Finally, Part III reviews the case law on electrical accidents. Armed with this book, you’ll be ready to thoroughly understand the accident, the injury, and the best way to resolve the case.

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One volume, casebound, 627 pages.
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Snowmobile and ATV Accident Investigation and Reconstruction, Second Edition
Snowmobile and ATV Accident Investigation and Reconstruction, Second Edition
Our Price: $79.00

By Richard Hermance

This is by far the most complete and helpful book ever published for lawyers on handling cases involving a snowmobile or ATV!

You'll get detailed reference material answering your every question on snowmobile and ATV design, performance, mechanical operation, safety, trail design and administration, maintenance, mapping and accident investigation and reconstruction. You’ll also get valuable guidance on human factors issues such as driver training, speed, use of helmets and protective clothing, compensation for weather conditions, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Plus, the book contains the most complete summary of case law, tactics and pleadings regarding snowmobile and ATV accidents ever published.

A CD-Rom contains additional information, resources and databases. If you’re involved in a snowmobile or ATV accident case, this book is an essential addition to your library.

One volume, casebound, 496 pages. CD included.
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Boat Accident Reconstruction and Litigation, Third Edition
Boat Accident Reconstruction and Litigation, Third Edition
Our Price: $99.00

By Michael Sampsel and Roy Hickman.

Here’s a terrific compendium of information on litigating boat accidents. You’ll get helpful guidance explaining how boats function and how they are designed, fluid mechanics, and how boating accidents are reconstructed. Plus you’ll get explanations of life jackets, boat safety equipment, marina issues, personal watercraft, water-skiing, boat products liability and more. You’ll even get extensive appendices of useful Coast Guard rules. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced litigator with boat accidents, this book will save you hours of research time hunting through less complete resources.

One volume, casebound, 512 pages.
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Ladders: Safety and Litigation
Ladders: Safety and Litigation
Our Price: $39.00

Every ladder injury case will benefit from this book!

Ladders and scaffolding cause 400 deaths and over 185,000 injuries each year, according to the National Safety Council. This book will explain the human and design factors that lead to ladder injuries, and show you how to win a ladder case.

Topics include theories of recovery; choosing defendants; best methods of proof, ladder design, maintenance, and use; analysis of the most common injury patterns; human factors and ergonomics; recent safety developments; design and manufacturing defects; testing; overcoming defenses such as open and obvious danger, comparative negligence, and the state-of-the-art defense; ladder warnings and regulations; and expert witnesses.

You’ll also get helpful client intake and case investigation checklists.

“[A]n excellent resource for busy trial lawyers.” – Wisconsin Lawyer.

One volume, softbound, 244 pages.
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Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Investigation, Second Edition
Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Investigation, Second Edition
Our Price: $109.00

Reconstructing commercial vehicle accidents is highly complex. This detailed guidebook will give you everything you need to investigate why an accident occurred, understand an expert’s report and ask the right questions that will get the best result for your client.

The book is updated with the latest information on automatic on-board recording devices, wireless communications equipment, collision warning systems, smart cruise, and vehicle speed sensors.

You’ll learn the common mistakes that are made in determining the vehicle's ability to brake efficiently, the engine speed, and the loading condition. You’ll also get detailed discussions of electrical systems; wheels, rims and tires; steering; suspension; headlights; air, hydraulic and electrical brakes; human factors; drivers’ record of duty status; and much more.

One volume, casebound, 448 pages.
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Medical-Legal Aspects of Pain and Suffering
Medical-Legal Aspects of Pain and Suffering
Our Price: $139.00

Here’s the first book for trial lawyers that explains the medical aspects of pain and suffering. The book will show you how to interpret pain through medical records and commonly used pain assessment tools, and show you the physiology of pain and the ways in which it is documented, assessed and treated.

The book also provides a detailed medical discussion of different but frequently encountered types of pain, including chronic pain, cancer pain, pain from head and spinal cord injuries, orthopedic pain, wounds, burns, conscious pain before death, grief, post-traumatic stress disorder, and pain and suffering in children and the elderly.

Finally, the book offers helpful suggestions for the presentation of pain and suffering in the courtroom, including trial exhibits and working with experts.

One volume, casebound, 544 pages.
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Elevator and Escalator Accident Reconstruction and Litigation, 4th Edition
Elevator and Escalator Accident Reconstruction and Litigation, 4th Edition
Our Price: $129.00

Your potential client is a maintenance worker injured while repairing an elevator, or an elderly woman hurt on a department store escalator. Is this a case worth taking? This unique book…the only text on these accidents written for trial attorneys…will guide you to the answer.

You’ll learn the elements of typical accidents, the legal theories, what to look for when you investigate to determine whether a case is worthwhile, how to review and understand maintenance documents, and how the various safety codes and regulations apply.

Plus, you’ll get a glossary, a sample expert report, and sample  pleadings, interrogatories, requests for production of documents and corporate designee notices.
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Assessment of Earning Capacity, Fourth Edition
Assessment of Earning Capacity, Fourth Edition
Our Price: $99.00

Use this book to gain insight into how earning capacity is determined, give it to your expert to show him or her how to present testimony more effectively in court, and consult it as a goldmine for attacking the opposing expert’s opinion by undermining its assumptions and methodology! The most comprehensive and helpful text ever written on earning capacity expert testimony, this is an invaluable reference work that provides real insight into not only the techniques of assessment (including detailed case studies), but also the realities of presenting testimony in court in real life.

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One volume, casebound, 304 pages.
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