Washington, D.C. Civil Defense Resources
Informative Materials for Liability Defense Lawyers in the District of Columbia
Because insurance defense is a highly complex and often-changing area of law, it is important that insurance defense attorneys stay up-to-date on key trends, rulings, and changes in the insurance industry. At Themis Advocates Group, we grant our members access to an array of educational opportunities and materials, including annual and semi-annual events, seminars, and trainings. We’ve also compiled a list of informative Washington, D.C. insurance defense resources here on this page. Browse these resources for an overview of the District of Columbia court system, key trends, recent changes, and more. You can also contact Themis Advocates Group for more information.
Our in-depth overview of the court system in Washington, D.C. includes information on the district’s trial courts (District of Columbia Superior Court) and appellate courts (District of Columbia Court of Appeals), as well as various procedural information specific to the Washington, D.C. This includes an outline of venue procedures, statutes of limitations, and the processes and timelines involved in filing an answer, dismissal, and more.
Our overview of the D.C. court system also covers information on liability and negligence, including negligence defense; gross negligence, recklessness, willful and wanton conduct; negligent hiring and retention; negligent entrustment; dram shop liability; wrongful death and/or survival actions; vicarious liability; exclusivity of workers’ compensation; and a comprehensive overview of damages and evidentiary issues. In this section, you can also find information on settlement processes, Washington, D.C. transportation law, and various insurance issues.
To discuss your specific situation with an attorney, contact Themis Advocates Group today.