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Book Review: Recovering for Psychological Injuries, Third Edition
By Michael Sporer, Sporer, Mah & Co, New Westminster, BC Originally published in the Fall 2017 issue of The Verdict, the award-winning publication of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia. In his classic 1975 book Trial Advocacy, Professor James W. Jeans wrote, “[t]he most difficult challenge that the plaintiff’s lawyer will face in closing argument is that of presenting an evaluation of the plaintiff’s pain and suffering, past and future.” Jeans, who died in 2006, was one of the leading trial advocacy teachers of his time. He offered various ways to present the pain and suffering flowing from physical disability and disfigurement. But...
Announcing A New Relationship between Trial Guides and AAJ
Trial Guides Points the Way
I have started going to more seminars, reading more books, watching more video—trying to get beyond "the law" and generic trial techniques, and focusing specifically on how to win plaintiffs’ personal injury trials. It soon became apparent that a new publishing company predominates this niche, publishing and distributing some of today’s most important plaintiffs’ trial materials—Trial Guides.