Monthly Archives: April 2015

In The Eyes Of The Jury: The Power of the Public Official

investigatorsIn catastrophic injury cases, defense counsel are familiar with the first responder investigations conducted by local and state police and fire departments. At times, the opinions and conclusions of the police and fire officials are unfavorable to the defense and attorneys are “stuck” with these opinions throughout the case and must find a way to discount or neutralize these opinions. If their findings align with the defense’s theory, they are a powerful weapon for the defense. A recent case that went to the jury highlighted…

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