2017 Facebook Video Of The Year

Our 2017 award for Best Facebook postings by a plaintiff claiming a back injury goes to Mr. Zafer Khan (519732/16). His Bill of Particulars claims: “Lower back pain aggravated by bending, turning, lifting, sitting for long periods of time, walking long...

Getting Precluded Medical Records Into Evidence

Obstacles are thrown in your path from all directions at trial. What happens when the plaintiff’s attorney refuses to stipulate to the admission into evidence of the plaintiff’s own medical records and you cannot obtain a fact witness to authenticate the...

Cross Examination Of The Expert Economist

The Alan Leiken/Debra Dwyer duo of economists provide formidable testimony for plaintiffs on economic damages. Dr. Leiken has testified over 400 times and admits to $500,000 per year in income, consulting and testifying for plaintiffs on personal injury cases. Twice...

Examining The “Made For Litigation” Expert

On a damages trial, the goal of plaintiff’s counsel is to maximize damages. Frequently, insurance company managers and claim representatives ask, “How much can plaintiff put up on the board?”, meaning what can the plaintiff prove in special damages....