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Arizona Construction Law Practice Manual

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Co-Author of Risk Transfer Through the Tender of Defense chapter in 2016 edition.

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October 01, 2016

DRI Insurer's Duty to Defend Compendium

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Regional editor and Arizona author.

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DRI for the Defense


August 01, 2016


April 05, 2016

A Review of ISO's Fungi and Bacteria Exclusions

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Insurance Lit Reporter


April 01, 2016

The Extension of Insurance to Cover the Plaintiff's Financial Risk of Litigation

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"Bodily Injury," "Property Damage" and "Attorney Fees" Caused by an Occurrence?

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Common Defense


April 01, 2016


July 01, 2015

Before Filing Suit: Dispute Resolution Through the Purchaser Dwelling Act

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Compliance with the Purchaser Dwelling Act (PDA) is the starting point for any home purchaser wishing file suit against her home seller for
construction defects.  Residential construction defect lawsuits or
“dwelling actions” differ from most civil suits in that the parties must engage in a statutorily-prescribed alternative dispute ...

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October 13, 2014


October 01, 2014

Overhauling Overtime

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May 01, 2014

Intricacies of Rescission Actions

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International Claims Association


January 01, 2014

Arizona Property Insurance Litigator's Handbook

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Co-author

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State Bar of Arizona


January 01, 2014


December 01, 2013

Preemption of State Law Drug Warnings Claims After Mutual Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc. v. Bartlett

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In a recent case, the Supreme Court reaffirmed that a manufacturer's purported ability to comply with state law by paying state law tort damages or by leaving the market are not viable options to avoid impossibility preemption.

The Supremacy Clause p...

International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)


August 01, 2013

Another in a Long Line of Cases Narrowly Construing the Economic Loss Rule

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Arizona Court of Appeals holds that the Economic Loss Rule does not bar statutory remedies under the consumer fraud act.


May 01, 2013

Equally Confused: Construing RLUIPA’s Equal Terms Provision

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Comment, Equally Confused: Construing RLUIPA’s Equal Terms Provision, 41 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 1139 (2009).


February 26, 2013

Insuring Contractural Liability

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Insurance Lit Reporter


January 01, 2013

State Bar of Arizona Tort Law Handbook

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Cassie Meyer and Nelson Mixon are the Co-authors of the Premises Tort Liability chapter.

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October 01, 2012

Release of Healthcare Provider Lien Does Not Waive Provider's Right to Payment on the Underlying Debt

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The author reviews a recent Arizona Supreme Court case related to the provider’s right to payment of the underlying debt, even when the lien has been released.

Evaluating Medical Payment Coverage Questions

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Claims Journal


May 07, 2012

Employments Torts

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Co-Author of chapter

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Stae Bar of Arizona


January 02, 2012

Helen's Excellent Adventure January 2012

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When you think about visiting wineries, Napa, Santa Barbara and the French countryside probably come to mind. We would have been of like mind until earlier this year when my husband and I decided to head down to Bisbee to visit friends. To round out the trip, we decided to spend a night at the Arizona Inn in Tucson and meander down to Bisbee the ne...

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January 02, 2012


November 01, 2011

Exploring Experimental Treatment Exclusions

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Insurance Lit Reporter


July 01, 2011


February 01, 2011

Case Study - Ballesteros v. American Standard Ins. Co.

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wl166319(Ariz. Jan.20, 2011)

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Insurance Lit Reporter


January 20, 2011

Vandalism, Vacancy and the Absence of Property Coverage

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Insurance Lit Reporter


January 03, 2011

Communicable and Transmission of Disease Exclusion

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Insurance Lit Reporter


January 01, 2011

Do I Really Need a Trust to Avoid Probate?

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Many people feel that they do not need a Revocable Living Trust because  their assets are not large enough to warrant one. Actually, the decision to have a trust depends less on the value of assets.  Instead, the decision to have a trust depends on (a) whether any assets are going to be left to a minor or an adult who will need government...

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August 23, 2010

Federal Court Ruling on Arizona's Immigration Law

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    National attention has been focused on SB 1070, the Arizona immigration law that was scheduled to go into effect on July 29, 2010.  On July 28, 2010, the United States District Court in Phoenix ruled that the key portions of the Arizona law are unconstitutional in a lawsuit brought by the federal government seeking to bl...

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August 03, 2010


August 01, 2010

Use Caution When Relying Upon Insruance Fraud Immunity Statutes

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SIU Today Magazine


June 01, 2010

Recent Legislation on Genetics and Insurance

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Vol. 37, No. 1

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May 07, 2010

I'm Not Tolerant

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May 07, 2010


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Articles published regularly

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April 09, 2010


April 09, 2010

Human Resources Audit

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April 09, 2010

EEOC Compliance

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April 09, 2010

When is living with a revocable trust good?

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One of the fundamentals of the estate planning documents is the Revocable Living Trust. As with any trust, there are three parties: The Settlor is the creator of the trust who provides the assets. The Settlor is often also called a Trustor or Grantor. The terms can be used interchangeably, but the Arizona Trust Code, which took effect in 200...

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April 09, 2010

Having your will with IRAs and 401Ks

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Wills and trusts generally will not govern the distribution of your IRA’s or 401k’s. The designated beneficiary form directs who will get your qualified retirement plan after you die. Qualified retirement plans include IRA's and any plan created by ERISA, such as a 401k or a 403b retirement account. If your "Estate" is listed as the designa...

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April 09, 2010

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

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On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This Act, along with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (signed March 30, 2010), provides many reforms to the existing medical insurance system in the United States. This comprehensive health care reform legislation will...

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April 09, 2010

Arizona Human Resources Manual

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Contributing Editor

Arizona Chamber of Commerce


April 09, 2010

Employment Verification – An Employer's Guide to Immigration, I-9, and E-Verify

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Contributing Editor

American Chamber of Resources


April 09, 2010

Model Policies and Forms for Arizona Employers

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Contributing Editor

American Chamber of Commerce


April 09, 2010

Arizona Human Resources Manual

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Contributing Editor

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April 09, 2010

Model Policies and Forms for Arizona Employers

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Contributing Editor


April 09, 2010

Arizona Human Resources Manual

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Contributing Editor

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April 09, 2010


April 09, 2010

Model Policies and Forms for Arizona Employers

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Contributing Editor

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April 09, 2010

Arizona Employment Law

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Editor and contributing author

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April 09, 2010

Arizona State Bar Attorney's Fees Manual

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Contributing Editor


April 09, 2010

Arizona Human Resources Manual

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Co-editor-in-chief, second through tenth editions

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April 09, 2010

Model Policies and Forms for Arizona Employers

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Co-editor-in-chief

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April 09, 2010

I-9s, E-Verify and Immigration Compliance

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Co-editor-in-chief

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April 09, 2010

Arizona Employment Law

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Editor and contributor

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April 09, 2010

Model Policies and Forms for Arizona Employers

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Co-editor-in-chief

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April 09, 2010

I-9s, E-Verify and Immigration Compliance

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Co-editor-in-chief

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April 09, 2010

Arizona Employment Law

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Editor and contributor

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April 09, 2010

Arizona Human Resources Manual

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Contributing Editor


April 09, 2010

Model Policies and Forms for Arizona Employers

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Contributing Editor


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April 09, 2010

Law and Technology

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Adjunct Professor


April 09, 2010

Grassroots Advocacy

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April 09, 2010


January 01, 2010


November 02, 2009

Law and Technology

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June 01, 2009

The Discoverability of Reserve Informantion in Bad Faith Cases

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Insurance Lit Reporter


January 01, 2009

The Moderniztion of Arizona's UM/UIM Written Offer Requirement

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Arizona Association of Defense Counsel


September 01, 2008

A Developing Body of Law: Daubert and the Insurance Bad Faith Expert

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In-House Quarterly


June 04, 2007


June 04, 2007

Claims For Embezzlement of Client Funds

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DRI for the Defense


March 01, 2007

Medical Payments Coverage: A Policy Inside a Policy

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Insurance Lit Reporter


January 02, 2006

Summary of the Arizona Dawson Case and How It Affects Legal Assistants

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Facts and Findings, Volume XIX, Issue 4

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January 01, 1992

Punitive Damages in Insurance Bad Faith

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Arizona Bar Journal


January 01, 1987