Author Archives: Paul Luvera

About Paul Luvera

Plaintiff trial lawyer for 50 years. Past President of the Inner Circle of Advocates & Washington State Trial Lawyers Association. Member American Board of Trial Advocates, American College of Trial Lawyers, International Academy, International Society of Barristers, member of the National Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame & speaker at Spence Trial College

A DAMAGE OPENING STATEMENT IN A PERSONAL INJURY CASE USING POWERPOINT SLIDES

Preview in new tab(opens in a new tab) There are a variety of ways to make an opening statement. I’d like to share one example. This example only relates to the damages in the case. It relies on PowerPoint to … Continue reading

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WITNESS EXAMINATION LESSONS FROM A 60 MINUTES PROGRAM INTERVIEW WITH DONALD TRUMP

On October 25th the television program 60 Minutes featured an interview with President Donald Trump. It was ended when Trump got up and left over the questions. The interview, by Leslie Stahl was not unlike the experience of having an … Continue reading

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DEPOSTION OF TREATING DOCTOR WHO REFUSED TO MEET WITH PATIENT’S ATTORNEY

Have you had the experience of your client’s physician refusing to meet with you or discuss your client’s medical treatment? While it doesn’t happen frequently, in my experience, it has happened. Your choice is to schedule a deposition of your … Continue reading

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