On this episode, we chat about insurance law with Dennis Ong - litigator with Aviva Trial Lawyers and Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court
Topics: the meaning of physical damage, delays and civil juries; third-party litigation funding; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment.
⚫ What is the plain and ordinary meaning of the words "physical damage"? (8:57) ⚫ What role does delay play in a court's decision to strike a civil jury? (17:58) ⚫ How does an adverse costs award impact a party that has engaged a third-party litigation funder? (28:01) ⚫ Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (37:18) 🔵 How does insurance law differ from “conventional” civil litigation? (38:08) 🔵 What are some of the considerations for lawyers retained by an insurance company (compared to another institutional client)? (39:31) 🔵 What is the practical meaning and implication(s) of the “duty to defend”? (41:47) 🔵 How have the amendments to Rule 76 of the Rules of Civil Procedure impacted the insurance law bar? (44:16) 🔵 What are some tactical approaches to providing risk-based advice as a lawyer? (47:09)
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