Category Archives: Tactics

PLAINTIFF’S SHOULD ALWAYS START BY ATTACKING THE DEFENDANT

I’ve written about this before, but I still have plaintiffs lawyers who express doubt about the rule that a plaintiff should always start their case by attacking the defendant. Some years ago Lawyers Weekly published an article by Elaine McArdle … Continue reading

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APOLOGY & ADMISSION OF LIABILITY

Insurance companies advise their insureds  in malpractice situations to apologize to the injured person. That’s because their research indicates that a prompt concession of fault with an apology motivates the injured person to either not assert a claim at all … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS ABOUT REPRESENTING PLAINTIFFS

This is a mixing bowl of unconnected ideas about our work. It’s a summary of some recent E-mail exchanges I’ve had with  other plaintiff’s lawyers about different subjects  under discussion and my general reading. How do We  Make  Decisions? I’ve … Continue reading

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