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Legal Articles

Attorneys at Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett have been invited to write articles on a number of subjects of interest to the trial bar. These legal articles teach other attorneys how to become better practitioners. Mary Bennett has served as an assistant editor of the Advocate, a legal journal that assists lawyers who represent people injured from medical malpractice, defective products, insurance bad faith and other wrongful and negligent conduct. John Rowell has received recognition for his outstanding articles on the subject of product liability. Members of the law firm have written articles that have been published in legal journals and at legal seminars. A few of these articles are:

  • Back to the Basics: Trying a Motor Vehicle Collision Case
  • Bad Brakes and the Non-Delegable Duties of Vehicle Owners
  • Challenges for Cause
  • Choice of Law in Punitive Damage Cases
  • Civil Litigation
  • Closing Argument: Is It Too Late?
  • Cross Examination as a Sword
  • Cross Examination of Witnesses
  • Demonstrative Evidence in the 21st Century
  • Deposing the Defense Medical Expert
  • Direct Examination
  • Discovery Essentials
  • Effective Use of Objections in Responding to Interrogatories
  • Electronic Crash Sensing in Air Bag Litigation
  • Evidence, Objections, Direct and Cross Examination
  • Finding the Smoking Gun
  • Ford Explorer: History Repeats Itself
  • Fulfilling the Legislative Intent of CCP 667.7
  • How to Determine if Seatbelts Were in Use
  • How to Litigate a Dog Bite Case
  • Juries Aren’t Just Emotional Pushovers
  • Lay and Expert Testimony in Professional Negligence Cases
  • Litigating the Disability Insurance Bad Faith Case
  • Minimizing Your Opponent’s Expert Opinion Testimony
  • Navigating the Maze of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
  • PAIN 101: Where does it hurt? Making Chronic Pain Understandable
  • Persuasive Closing Argument
  • Pitfalls of Governmental Claim Notices
  • Presenting Medical Evidence: 21 Practice Pointers
  • Proving Noneconomic Damages in Wrongful Death Cases
  • Real Estate Broker’s Liability
  • Safety or Profit: Ford’s Rollover Protection System
  • Seat Belt Restraints
  • The Industrial Machinery and Tool Products Liability Case
  • The Likeable Defendant/The Unlikeable Plaintiff
  • The Low Road. GM Deserves Punitives for Valuing Profit More Than Human Lives
  • The Owner”s Manual, Warranty and Advertising Can and Should be used to Support Consumer Expectations Claims
  • The Road Less Traveled: Often Ignored Sources of Information About the Accident and Your Client’s Injuries
  • The Sordid History of Auto Safety Glass
  • Trade Libel
  • Tire Tread Separation – Two Theories of Liability
  • Using RFPs and RFAs in Low Impact Auto Cases
  • What to Do When Served with an Anti-SLAPP Motion to Dismiss
  • What to Do When Your Client or the Defendant Declare Bankruptcy
  • < What of Mine is Yours?

Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett has the extensive resources to handle the most complex legal matters, yet is small enough to offer individualized service to our clients. At Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett we believe the more you know, the better choice you will make.