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When Good Doctors Get Sued - 2nd Edition
A Guidebook for Defendant Physicians Involved in Malpractice Lawsuits
Price: $34.95

An informed and well-prepared witness is a powerful adversary. This “how-to” handbook helps doctors and other healthcare professionals get ready for a deposition or trial by building and improving skills in the areas of listening, identifying potential traps, answering questions, and coping with litigation stress. If you find the legal system frustrating, idiosyncratic and intimidating, this handbook is better than two aspirin and a morning call. No doctor should face an opposing attorney without it.
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Winning at Jury Selection
A Handbook of Practical Jury-Focused Techniques & Strategies
Price: $34.95

Clarence Darrow once said, "Almost every case has been won or lost when the jury is sworn." The adage is even truer today, when the jury pool is changing dramatically. To win at jury selection, today’s trial attorneys have to approach jury selection with improved skills and techniques. This book covers advanced but practical strategies for determining in advance which potential jurors may be high risk for your case, what questions to ask and effective ways to ask them, and how to manage the information obtained so strikes can be exercised wisely. Don’t go to trial without reading this book.
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Opening Statements – Closing Arguments
A Trial Consultant Speaks Directly to Attorneys
Price: $19.95

First impressions are lasting impressions, so getting a judge or jury to believe your case from the beginning is essential to courtroom success. And an attorney’s final statements must be memorable and influential if decision-makers are to persuade others during deliberations. One of the nation’s leading experts on courtroom communications advises trial attorneys, using examples from all kinds of cases and coaching various effective delivery techniques. This is a handbook you can read in several hours and benefit from for years!
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Preparing Witnesses to Give Effective Testimony
The Attorney's Essential Guide
Price: $24.95

A must-read guide for trial attorneys who prepare witnesses for deposition and trial. The pointers are practical and effective, and they will improve even the most challenging witness. Chapters focus on the importance of preparation, setting and achieving individualized objectives, witness assessment techniques, managing expectations, steps in conducting an effective preparation, matters of memory and recall, dealing with special issues and other chapters. The authors are experienced litigation psychologists who have prepared thousands of witnesses. The book includes many examples and helpful lists.
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The Better Witness Handbook
A Guide for Testifying at a Deposition, Hearing, or Trial
Price: $19.95

Every day people give testimony under oath without knowing the legal rules or having some practice in how to listen and respond effectively to questions they will be asked by attorneys or judges. This handbook is written to help the inexperienced person better prepare to give testimony. It also answers many basic questions, such as the difference between a deposition and trial testimony, why a deposition is taken and who will be attending, what kinds of questions will be asked and how to formulate effective answers, what to do if memory fails, and how to get through a difficult cross-examination.
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