Expert witnesses are keys to many personal injury cases. They range from medical experts and crash reconstruction professionals to accountants and automotive mechanics. However, this reliance on the testimony of experts also means their credibility is vital. Courts have addressed potential credibility issues through the careful application of a legal doctrine known as ipse dixit. What is ipse dixit? And how can you avoid problems with it? Here's what you need to know.
30 March 2023
Whether you're a plaintiff or a defendant, matters that are resolved behind the scenes can have as big an impact on your success as those which happen in open court. One such behind-the-scenes issue is known as a motion in limine. What is this motion? When and how is it deployed? And how can you avoid pitfalls when using it? Here's what every civil litigant needs to know about the process.
30 March 2023
You do not need to hire a car accident attorney every time you are in a crash. In the case of a minor, uncomplicated car accident, you can typically just file a claim with your insurance company and go from there. On the other hand, if you find yourself in any of the following situations, you should absolutely hire a car accident lawyer. 1. You are seriously injured. A few scrapes on your leg are one thing.
21 February 2023
Were you injured due to a slip and fall on someone's property, and you feel like they are negligent and owe you compensation? If so, know that you likely have a personal injury lawsuit on your hands. Here is some of the evidence that you need in order to prove that the slip and fall accident was not your fault. Photographs It will help to take photographs of the accident site right after the slip and fall happens.
5 January 2023