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Proving Constructive Knowledge with Google Maps

By Matt Kahn Proving a land owner’s prior knowledge of a hazard is critical in a premises liability case. Frequently, no concrete evidence establishing prior knowledge exists. Now, in cases involving outdoor hazards, however, it is possible to use Google Maps to present time-stamped images showing the hazard and, in some instances, its condition over time. This article discusses how ...

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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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