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.
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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.
Today, Geoff Brown shares why minor league baseball is a great way to experience the game.
Today's blog: Have you ever had the thought—what if the news channels selected a time period in which they completely blocked off all communications surrounding the tragedies the world experienced daily? Erin shares her outlook on how the negativity in the world can be shifted to positivity by making just a few subtle changes.
Today's blog: Jury duty...yikes! Most people don't get excited when they hear these two words but, we believe it gets a bad rap! Read John's take on it on the blog today and you might just change your mind next time you get summoned!