Defense Counsel Journal

This publication provides topical and scholarly writings on the law, including its development and reform and the practice of law in the civil defense and insurance fields.

Articles from Vol. 86, No. 4, October

Editor's Page - Volume 86, Number 4
With all of the excitement surrounding the upcoming Centennial of the IADC we almost lost track of the fact that this year is the 85th anniversary of the Defense Counsel Journal. The inaugural issue of the Insurance Counsel Journal was published in April...
General Data Protection Regulation in U.S. Litigation through Mid-Summer 2019
IN JANUARY 2012, the European Commission set out plans for data protection reform across the European Union. One of the key components of the reforms was the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). (1) The GDPR is a comprehensive...
General Data Protection Regulation in U.S. Litigation through Mid-Summer 2019
IN JANUARY 2012, the European Commission set out plans for data protection reform across the European Union. One of the key components of the reforms was the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 1The GDPR is a comprehensive...
President's Page - Volume 86, Number 4
The IADC has been busy leading up to the Centennial next year with many exciting developments, benefits, and projects in progress. If you have been lucky enough to attend a Regional Meeting or gone on our website where we have a short "hype video" summarizing...
Strategies for Excluding or Limiting Plaintiffs' Bad Faith Experts
PLAINTIFF'S counsel will frequently attempt to use a "bad faith expert" to bolster a claim that an insurer acted in bad faith in an attempt to survive a Motion for Summary Judgment and to present their case to the jury. Often, such an expert simply acts...
Strategies for Excluding or Limiting Plaintiffs' Bad Faith Experts
PLAINTIFF'S counsel will frequently attempt to use a "bad faith expert" to bolster a claim that an insurer acted in bad faith in an attempt to survive a Motion for Summary Judgment and to present their case to the jury. Often, such an expert simply acts...
The Perils of Prescribing Medication and the Goldilocks Principle: Defending Related Claims of Malpractice
ADVANCES in medical science and pharmaceutical engineering in the United States have given rise to an increasing number of claims of abuse related to the prescription of medication. Regulatory and public scrutiny of prescribing practices have increased,...
The Perils of Prescribing Medication and the Goldilocks Principle: Defending Related Claims of Malpractice
ADVANCES in medical science and pharmaceutical engineering in the United States have given rise to an increasing number of claims of abuse related to the prescription of medication. Regulatory and public scrutiny of prescribing practices have increased,...
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