Category Archives: Argument

SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT ARGUMENT

Here some random notes  from my argument notebook which you might find helpful. In the case of the person with pre-existing injuries consider this argument. Suppose a farmer is on his way to market with a truckload of eggs valued … Continue reading

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SOME IDEAS ABOUT RESPONDING TO DEFENSE: “IT NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE”

We are often met with the defense that the thing that injured our client had never injured anyone else. That assertion carries with it the inherent suggestion that not only was the defendant no negligent, there had  to be contributory negligence … Continue reading

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ARGUING DAMAGES – SOME CONCEPTS TO CONSIDER

The objective of a personal injury lawsuit for damages is  primarily the damages. Yet, in my experience, this often is the most difficult part of summation for attorneys. How do you ask for the money I am often asked? We know … Continue reading

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