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Book Review: Grief & Loss - Identifying and Proving Damages in Wrongful Death Cases

Book Review: Grief & Loss - Identifying and Proving Damages in Wrongful Death Cases
A book review of Grief & LossGrief and Loss is an invaluable educational resource and deserves a spot on the bookshelf of any lawyer who represents families in wrongful death cases. The book will
help lawyers of all experience levels better 
understand their client’s grief and emotional suffering and, in turn, enable them to better communicate that pain to a jury.
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Grief and Loss: Identifying and Proving Damages in Wrongful Death Cases

Grief and Loss: Identifying and Proving Damages in Wrongful Death Cases
Book Review in Trial Magazine: Before becoming an attorney, I was a counselor serving substance abusers and their families. I was also severely burned in an acetone flash fire, and I became a lawyer after my own lawsuit. I’ve experienced the grief process firsthand from both a personal and professional perspective. Grief and Loss: Identifying and Proving Damages in Wrongful Death Cases not only reminded me of what’s important regarding grief and loss; it also helped me think more broadly about representing clients while reinforcing my own belief in the therapeutic power of litigation.
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Closing Arguments in Child Injury and Child Wrongful Death Cases Volume 2 now available at Trial Guides

Closing Arguments in Child Injury and Child Wrongful Death Cases Volume 2 now available at Trial Guides

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:

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New! Credit Damages: More Accurate Compensation

New! Credit Damages: More Accurate Compensation

Introducing a webinar CLE recording "Credit Damages: More Accurate Compensation" featuring speakers Geog Finder.

If you are familiar with the tactics outlined in David Ball on Damages and use the information regularly, you won't want to miss this cutting edge presentation on credit damages. Credit damages is a relatively understated field of damage compensation that will help you determine and receive the full extent of damages the plaintiff suffered—far beyond simple medical bills and wage loss.

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Lawyer Uses David Ball on Damages to Obtain $1.25 Million Verdict

Lawyer Uses David Ball on Damages to Obtain $1.25 Million Verdict

We recently received the following lawyer success story using the methods in David Ball on Damages.

"Sussex County is rural and is arguably one of the most conservative counties in N.J.. Last night at 6pm following an 8 day trial and a 3 hour deliberation, the Sussex County Jury returned a verdict of $1.25m! This represents one of the largest personal injury verdicts in county history and will be front page news tomorrow. Our client Jill Yucius (age 27) sustained an injury to her low back requiring fusion surgery and sustained an injury to her shoulder requiring arthroscopic surgery following an auto accident. The defense attorney had valued the case at less than $200,000...

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Customer Obtains Excess Verdict Using David Ball on Damages

Customer Obtains Excess Verdict Using David Ball on Damages

Trial Guides received the following customer success story from David Ball.

"I just wanted to follow up with you regarding the method described in your book, CDs and seminars on Damages. Thank you for your help.

When I went to the ATLA Damages College I had already read your book on Damages, and listened to your CD. I was comfortable with your method and was looking to refine my skills. The case I worked on at the ATLA Damages seminar was a dental malpractice case where an oral surgeon severed my client's lingual nerve while extracting a lower wisdom tooth, leaving half of his tongue permanently numb.

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Trial Guides Releases David Ball on Damages on Audiobook CD Set

Trial Guides Releases David Ball on Damages on Audiobook CD Set

We are pleased to announce the release of David Ball on Damages in an Audiobook CD set.

When David Ball on Damages was first published in 2001, it changed the way attorneys seek damages. The audio CD set, also available as a book, provides step-by-step guidance for attorneys seeking money for their clients. Ball explains why jurors give, why they do not, and how to motivate them to do the former instead of the latter. He walks readers through voir dire, opening, Direct examination, and closing.  In each phase of the case this set provides practical, effective, and innovative methods for pursuing damages.

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Trial Guides Welcomes David Ball Ph.D.

Trial Guides Welcomes David Ball Ph.D.
Trial Guides is proud to announce a deal with David Ball, Ph.D., to bring his best selling text David Ball on Damages to Audio CD. Ball, the nation's top jury consultant and trial skills trainer, has already read the newly revised Damages text at a recording studio, and Trial Guides expects to have the 15 CD set available by September, 2006. It is the first of two CD series Trial Guides will release with David Ball this year.
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Trial Guides publishes "Procedure & Billing Denials: What Every Physician Needs to Know"

Trial Guides publishes "Procedure & Billing Denials: What Every Physician Needs to Know"

Trial Guides is proud to announce its new book Procedure & Billing Denials: What Every Physician Needs to Know by Dr. Aaron DeShaw, Esq. 

The new book provides physicians & staff with the background necessary when dealing with a modern insurance company on a personal injury case. DeShaw describes procedures and codes frequently flagged by insurers, and insurance medical bill review software. The book also discusses coding methods and procedures which are flagged for audits, or rejected. DeShaw further discusses modern necessity for charting to substantiate treatment and reduce payment problems.

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