Insurance defense counsel must always keep the lines of communication open with their carriers and be diligent in responding to client inquires. Client reporting is a mandatory task every defense attorney must perform. The various stages of litigation call for different reporting periods. Also, new material information or events could call for extra client reporting.
Settling a personal injury lawsuit is the usually the objective for litigation defense attorneys. When the case gets settled, the defense attorney must review the entire file for all liens whether they are medical or otherwise. Protecting a medical provider’s lien is a duty, not only of the plaintiff’s attorney, but also of the defense […]
Knowing the law applicable to a particular case and having a solid litigation defense strategy from which to work are keys to the success of most litigation defense counsel. It is also important for defense attorneys to familiarize themselves with the verdicts and procedures of particular counties to recognize when a request for a change […]
Settlement is by far the most common method by which civil cases are resolved. However, some civil lawsuits seem destined to find their way to a courtroom for trial and, ultimately, to a jury deliberation room for a verdict. The one common denominator of many civil cases that end in a jury verdict is the […]
For decades, private investigators have been the time-honored method for gathering evidence to verify or refute the claimed severity of a plaintiff’s injuries. Conducting an investigation took time and added another expense to the cost of litigation services. Today, social media platforms allow defense attorneys to gather information about the personal life of a […]
Every breaking news story that might have been reported through eyewitness accounts now features at least one or more videos of the actual event shot by onlookers. Every person with a smartphone or other camera-equipped digital device is a potential source of a video clip for the evening news.
Alex Sweis successfully kept a lid on damages in an admitted liability case. The Plaintiff asked for medical specials of almost $20,000 plus $325,000.00 of pain and suffering and loss of normal life. Alex succeeded in getting a verdict for $250,000 less then requested.
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