Author Archives: Paul Luvera

WE FORGIVE MISTAKES BUT PUNISH SINFUL CONDUCT

That’s human nature. It’s Biblical. We forgive mistakes but punish sin. It’s built into our nature. I’ve written about this subject  several times, but, the Seattle Times had an article about  a $500,000 verdict which is $100,00 more than the plaintiff asked … Continue reading

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CONSIDER A SETTLEMENT CHECKLIST TO AVOID MISTAKES

I am a great believer in checklists for everything we do in the law practice. If pilots with thousands of hours of flying religiously review checklists before flying and hospitals require checklists for medical care then how is representing a … Continue reading

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ARE YOU A “WHACK A MOLE” TRIAL LAWYER?

For the uninitiated “Whack a Mole” is a game invented in 1976 involving a machine where plastic moles pop up from holes at random. The object of the game is to hit them on the head driving them back into … Continue reading

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