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Unleashing the Power of Mediation in Professional Liability Cases

BY LEE WALLACE Professional liability cases ought to mediate regularly and successfully. After all, trial is an unsavory option in a malpractice lawsuit, given the high costs of experts, the complex subject matter that is difficult to explain to a jury, and the lengthy trial time. Furthermore, mediation can be very effective at resolving cases. For example, in the medical ...

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Why I Videotape Depositions

BY RICH DOLDER If a picture is worth a thousand words, 29 frames per second can convey entire novels of fact, emotion, truth, and lies. That is why I videotape almost every deposition I take. Most talk of the benefits of videotaped depositions turns on their use at trial. Everyone understands that reading a two-hour deposition into the record will, ...

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