Art of Advocacy Series: Direct Examination

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LexisNexis, Dec 30, 2016 - Law - 1526 pages
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Using a variety of direct examinations from actual trials, this work analyzes: establishing loss of future earnings in work injury, medical malpractice, and products liability cases; keeping injury focused on impact of injury on plaintiff's life; establishing credibility of experts; controlling flow of questions and answers; providing liability by circumstantial evidence; and much more.

First published in 1981.

1 Volume; updated with revisions.

 

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Contents

Cover
Expert Witnesses
Plaintiff and Other Lay Witnesses
Incorporated
Overview of the Law of Direct Examination
Direct Examination of a Paraplegic Plaintiff in
Direct Examination of Surviving Wife and Teenage
Direct Examination In Foreclosure Action
Skull Bone
CHAPTER 31A Direct Examination of Emergency Room Nurse
31A 25 Antihistamine Administered to Plaintiff 31A 26 Witness Reassesses Plaintiffs Vital Signs 31A 27 Two Nurses and Physician Stayed With Pat...
Clarification of Committees Review Process for Experimental Research or Surgery 31B 07 Direct Examination Resumes Reach of Medical Institution...
CHAPTER 31C Direct Examination of a Neuroradiologist 31C 01 Summary of Basic Facts and Introductory Remarks
B NonMedical Experts
Direct Examination of Human Factors Expert in Mining
Direct Examination of a Psychologist in an Automobile

Direct Examination of Plaintiff in Automobile Accident
Direct Examination of Plaintiff in Products Liability Case
Direct Examination of PlaintiffAssault Victim
Direct Examination of PlaintiffDiamond Setter Plaintiff
Direct Examination of CoPlaintiffTaxi Cab Passenger
B Direct Examination of Other Lay Witnesses
Direct Examination of Widow of Decedent
Direct Examination of Widow of Race Car Driver Killed
Interests
Direct Examination of Swimming Instructor
Direct Examination of Train Conductor
Direct Examination of the Son of a Cancer Patient
Direct Examination of CoWorker Who Witnessed
Direct Examination of Expert Witnesses
Case
Direct Examination of Aerospace Medical Doctor
Medications
31A 03 Witness Credentials
Direct Examination of a Vascular Surgeon
Direct Examination of Defendants Expert Orthopedist
Direct Examination of Industrial Medicine Specialist
Asbestos Disease
Direct Examination of Plaintiffs Treating Physician
Direct Examination of a GastroenterologistFailure
Have Been Diagnosed
Direct Examination of NeurosurgeonBrain Damage
in the Promotion of this Product
Direct Examination of An Economic Expert in
Direct Examination of Railroad Accident Investigator
Direct Examination of Economist in Wrongful Death
Direct Examination of Expert in Insurance Bad Faith
Direct Examination of a Biomechanical Expert in
CHAPTER 41A Direct Examination of Mechanical Engineer in
41A 27 Reconstruction of the Accident 41A 28 Stomping on Brakes May Reduce Pedal Pressure 41A 29 Attachment Cable Explained 41A 30 Brak...
CHAPTER 41B Direct Examination of an Aircraft Engineering Expert in an Aircraft Crash Case
41B 01 Description of Air Speed Terminology 41B 02 Using Model to Illustrate Terms 41B 03 Use of Exhibit Chart 41B 04 Importance of Vmc S...
41B 28 Manufacturer Opposed Spin Testing in Letter to the FAA 41B 29 Spin Testing Could Have Been Done 41B 30 Landing Gear Was Dropped ...
CHAPTER 41C Direct Examination of An Airplane Crash Investigator Light Bulb Analysis
41C 01 Preliminary and Background Information 41C 02 Professional Highlights 41C 03 Witness Heads Accident Investigation School 41C 04 Wi...
Circumstantial Evidence
Direct Examination of Lay Witness as to Speed of Truck Prior
Direct Examination of Bus Driver as to the Absence of Other Trucks
Bibliography
Models of Direct Examination
DEMONSTRATIVE EVIDENCE
OPINION EVIDENCE
MEDICAL WITNESSES
QUALIFICATIONS
SHOWING DAMAGES
Witness
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