Category Archives: Trial

TEN RULES FOR IMPROVING JURY VERDICT OUTCOMES

  Screen all new cases objectively and not emotionally. There are cases where the inherent issues are so negatively compelling and your odds of prevailing so slight it is a disservice to the client and the system to accept the … Continue reading

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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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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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