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Jury Selection: Challenging Jurors for Cause Versus the "Set Aside" Rule

Posted by Kurt D. Lloyd | Mar 05, 2017 | 0 Comments

Establishing grounds for a challenge for cause is probably one of the trial attorney's most challenging tasks in jury selection.  The juror's sworn promise to "set aside" a personal bias--negative attitude, opinion or experience--and follow the law and evidence overrides the personal bias. In voir dire trial attorneys must avoid "prehabilitating" a juror so that they win a challenge for cause.

Motion In Limine: Exclude Evidence of Informed Consent in a Direct Negligence Case

Posted by Kurt D. Lloyd | Oct 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The plaintiff's lawyer should file a Motion in Limine to exclude evidence of informed consent in any direct medical negligence case. Remember: a case alleging lack of informed consent is different from a direct medical negligence case. Evidence of informed consent does not prove or disprove whether the defendant surgeon did the procedure correctly.


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