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Month: August 2019

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SUMMATION IDEAS

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SUMMATION IDEAS

Here are some random notes of things I’ve argued in past medical malpractice cases I have tried. Some aren’t as wonderful as I thought they were when I said it, but there may be a thought or two in this collection which might have some benefit for you. The defense seems to be: we did injure her, but we did it very carefully. In all of my years of trying cases I’ve never heard a doctor testify they made a…

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UNDERSTANDING HOW WE COMMUNICATE

UNDERSTANDING HOW WE COMMUNICATE

I’ve studied communication principles for my entire trial lawyer career. The truth is that because human nature doesn’t change the fundamentals have remained unchanged for hundreds of years. Technology has brought new ideas for good communication, but we humans still process communication in the same way. Here is an outline of some of the basic fundamentals of good communication Professor Albert Mehrabian at UCLA conducted a well known study regarding how people receive information. [TR1]┬áHe is known for his pioneering…

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