Jury Selection – An important civic duty

  Most people cringe when they receive a notice to appear at Jury Duty.  It is a civic duty that interrupts our work and family activities, hence it invokes anxiety. However, when we appear at the courthouse to answer ready for duty, it becomes clear that being a part of … [+]

What is a “Non Party Witness”?

Since the burden of proof is on the plaintiff (in my firm, usually the injured person), it is best to do a thorough investigation to uncover clear, objective, and compelling evidence. One of the things that makes me happy is when my investigator is able to locate a non-party witness … [+]

Vetting an attorney – Questions to ask to decide which attorney is best for your legal issue

Choosing an attorney is not unlike choosing any other professional, with some exceptions.  Here are a few pointers to help you decide how to choose an attorney who is best suited to help you with your legal issues: How many years of experience in a particular field of law does … [+]

Medical proof is needed to substantiate a personal injury claim

If you have been injured in a car accident, bicycle accident, or slip and fall, trip and fall, etc.  in order for you to be compensated through the Courts you will need to have proof of your injury.  Generally, this proof is in the form of medical records, reports of … [+]

Outline of a Lawsuit – The REAL “pre-trial conference” on Day One

After you have spent an entire weekend, 12 hours a day, preparing your witnesses, reading all depositions transcripts, contacted your expert witnesses to schedule their appearance, reviewing police reports, and written a draft of your Opening Statement, you are now ready to have a real trial conference with the judge … [+]