Trial Guides is now distributing "Closing Statements in Child Injury and Child Wrongful Death Cases Volume 2."
This book is a “must have” for any lawyer representing injured children. This book is a compilation of closing statements in child injury and wrongful death cases by 15 of the nation's best personal injury lawyers. Each lawyer is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an organization comprised of the 100 best plaintiff trial lawyers in the United States. Most of the closing statements in this book came from cases in which the jury returned verdicts in excess of $1,000,000. The following trial lawyers who contributed to this text:
Jan Baisch - 15 year old child paralyzed due to defective roadway
Rex Carr - brain damage of a newborn due to misdiagnosis
Mark S. Davis - elementary school failed to protect students from sex abuse
Dennis Donnelly - shoulder dystocia injury during birth
Dennis Donnelly - wrongful death of a newborn
Rick Friedman - wrongful death of a 5-year-old after being struck by school bus
Thomas V. Girardi - 12 year old paralyzed due to a defective seatbelt
Don C. Keenan (Editor) - newborn exposed to herpes during birth
Don C. Keenan (Editor) - teenage girl sexually abused repeatedly by stepfather
Thomas Kline - 8 year old drowned in an unattended swimming pool
Thomas Kline - roof collapse in amusement park causing death of a child
Patrick Malone - student shot and killed by undercover police
Jack Olender - Cerebral Palsy due to medical malpractice
Brian Panish - crash involving city truck causes death of four year old
Peter Perlman - four year old severely injured due to defective seatbelt
Joseph A. Power, Jr. - three year old struck by vehicle
Joseph Quinn Jr. - wrongful death of infant
Edward M. Swartz - brain damaged child due to a defective toy
There is also a special chapter by trial consultant and Trial Guides author David Ball titled "Closing Argument: The Three Necessities."
A portion of the proceeds of this book go to the Keenan Kids Foundation, a non-profit organization that assists abused and disadvantaged children.