Tort and Insurance Practice Section Personal
injury researchers visiting the web site of The Tort and Insurance Practice
Section (TIPS) can view abstracts of articles from two of the Section's
publications: The Brief and The Tort and Insurance Law Journal.
The Brief is the Section's quarterly magazine and includes an array
of practical articles of interest to plaintiff and defense lawyers who
practice tort or insurance law. The Tort and Insurance Law Journal
is the most widely recognized legal periodical in the field and features
in-depth law review articles on insurance litigation, ERISA and employment
issues, and reinsurance. Additionally, TortSource, a publication
which highlights topical tort and insurance law issues and includes technology
advice and practice tips, is available full-text in PDF format.
University School of Law and the Legal Information Institute provide an
overview of tort law and offer links to relevant federal statutes and
federal and state judicial decisions. Also provided are links to key Internet
Scientific Data, Surveillance, and Injury Statistics The National
Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) maintains this web site,
working to reduce morbidity, disability, mortality, and costs associated
with injuries. Public health information fact sheets are provided on specific
injuries. Most importantly, this site is useful for statistically supporting
a personal injury case, as the NCIPC has an extensive database of statistics.
Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System ("WISQARS") is
a powerful, interactive system which provides customized injury-related
mortality data as well as access to reports issued by the NCIPC.
Law Page This web
site published by the law firm of Alexander, Hawes & Audet focuses on
personal injury, negligence, and toxic tort law. Although the firm's intention
is to attract potential clients, serious content for consumers is provided.
Offered on the web site are articles regarding defective products, toxic
torts, and serious injuries.
is an electronic mailing list serving as a forum for news, press releases,
articles, and posting and replying to questions related to the field of
toxic torts litigation.