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Medical Malpractice

Why Most Medical Malpractice Victims Are Never Compensated

08th August 2011
While many medical malpractice victims do receive fair compensation, many medical malpractice victims receive nothing. This is surprising considering it is ranked the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. There are several reasons why most v...
Author: LBuckfire

10 Techniques to Preserve Divorce Lawyers From Ruining Your Life

28th June 2011
Like criminal conversation, alienation of affection has a 3-12 months statute of restrictions.North Carolina jurors have been really generous in deliberating in favor of the innocent partner. In rare circumstances North Carolina jurors have awarded damage...
Author: Dennis Rich
Personal Injury

Day-in-the-Life Video Admissibility: Probative vs. Prejudicial

15th November 2010
Day-in-the-life videos are typically presented in court to demonstrate for jurors the severity of a plaintiff's injuries and the impact those injuries have on the plaintiff's daily living activities. These activities, such as rising, eating, bathing, and ...
Author: Mark Alexander, Verdict Videos
Personal Injury

So much is lost in Personal Injury Cases

11th August 2010
Medical malpractice cases are rather unusual in the fact they can be so dramatically different from one another in my past law experience - such as a case regarding a beautiful English woman and the damages done to her breasts by a plastic surgeon. When t...
Author: clydebalsh
Medical Malpractice

Wrongful Death in Medical Malpractice Cases - What to Know

15th April 2010
The death of a loved one is life altering and traumatic, but nothing can quite prepare you for the sudden upheaval it can cause, especially if the person died due to medical malpractice. Indeed, when we place a loved one into the care of a physician we a...
Author: Penelope Stone

Discovery and Trial in Auto Accident Case Litigation

17th June 2009
Depending on the complexity of the case, the discovery phase can take many months or sometimes years. One of the first issues that will arise in the process will be what is called "discovery". Discovery is when the opposing side of are required to reveal ...
Author: The Schafer Law Office

Secrets Kept From Juries In Personal Injury Cases (Civil Cases)

19th January 2008
Many are more than a little surprised to learn about certain facts and procedures that occur in our legal system which are very common in personal injury claims. One surprising fact is how much information is hidden from the jury. Specifically information...
Author: Christopher M Davis, Attorney At Law

Jury Instructions

07th June 2006
Jury Instructions Jury instructions are the judge's directions to the jury before it begins deliberations regarding the factual questions it must answer and the legal rules that it must apply. Although the court has discretion to give instructions at...
Author: Darren Kavinoky