Previously, Geoff Brown argued that in medical negligence cases, the jury only gets to hear facts that have been pre-filtered by medical experts. In this post, he explain the mechanics of how that happens.
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Experts are meant to be used only to help the jury understand complex issues. Do experts still play that helper role in medical negligence cases? Geoff Brown explains.
In part three of his six part blog, Geoff Brown explains what expert witnesses are and how they are supposed to be used in court cases.
Juries are supposed to hear all of the relevant facts and make their decisions based on the facts that they believe are important, with as little interference as possible from outside influences. However, getting those facts to our community-representatives on the jury is a challenging task in a medical negligence case. Geoff Brown explains in part two of his six part blog.
In part one of his six part blog entry, Geoff Brown ellaborates on one of the remarkable features of the American system of justice---the use of juries in civil cases.
Today's blog: When you experience a situation where you realize that you may need legal help, it can seem overwhelming at first - we've offered a few tips on the blog for how to contact a lawyer, should you ever need one!
Last month, a New York state jury ordered Johnson & Johnson (J & J) to pay $300 million in punitive damages to a long-time user or J & J’s talcum powder products who contracted mesothelioma – a deadly cancer most typically seen among asbestos-exposed tradesman. This is believed to be the first of its size in a case involving mesothelioma.
In his last blog, Jim Heneghan covered how to support a claim for lost earnings when you are self-employed. Today, he covers the law that will support how you can make a claim for future lost earnings for more than what you have made in the past.
I was honored to be a part of organizing the Law Day 2019 luncheon in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Juvenile Court Judge Al Davies was this year’s guest speaker. Like West Virginia, Ohio has been rocked by the opioid crisis. Not surprisingly, this means drug use among children has been on the rise. But...
Today's blog: Adding onto yesterday's topic, once you acquire an attorney, is it okay to text them regarding your case? We shed some light on this for you on the blog today.