Category Archives: Malpractice

FACTS ABOUT THE HUMAN BRAIN

Trial lawyers involved in persuasion and communication should study how the human brain functions. Here are a few facts to help us understand more about our brain. See the book Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain  by David Eagleman … Continue reading

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SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

I have some personal views about plaintiff representation of a medical malpractice case based upon experience and research. The basic ones include: (1) trials are struggles for juror impression and not a contest of rational logic. (2) Values and strongly … Continue reading

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DEALING WITH THE “MEDICAL JUDGMENT” DEFENSE

The majority of states have a law like Washington’s regarding the issue of exercise of medical judgment. Our law provides (WP 1 05.08) : “A physician is not liable for selecting one of two or more alternative courses of treatment, if … Continue reading

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