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A client’s deposition is an important part of a case. It gives the adversary an opportunity to pick your brain about the case, but it is also your opportunity to impress him with the fact that you will make a favorable impression as a witness at trial. At the deposition the adverse attorney will ask … Read More
In baseball, if one team does not show up to play, the other won wins, by default. In the law, once a defendant has been formally served with a lawsuit, he has a set amount of time in which to file an Answer or file a Motion to Dismiss. If he does not, the plaintiff … Read More
The law expects people to have a thick skin. Not every bad thing that someone says about you justifies a lawsuit. First of all, what is said must be untrue. Second, it must be more than just an opinion that you are a “bad” person. It must make a false factual assertion that you have … Read More
If you are injured due to the fault of another person, you may have a claim for medical expenses, property damage, lost wages and the reasonable value of your pain and suffering. The amount of the medical bills and the property damages are typically easy to quantify. The value of the pain and suffering component … Read More
In 1987, the Arizona legislature adopted comparative fault for injury claims, in place of the outdated concept of contributory negligence. Prior to this change, juries were instructed that if an injured person contributed to their own injury, even by only 1%, then the injured person “should not” be awarded damages. Over the years, the wisdo Read More