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Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Jury Verdict Ruling that Defendant Doctor’s Closing Argument Comments Did Not Cause Substantial Prejudice

After Ernestine Wilson’s 23-year-old son Brian Curry died from a saddle pulmonary embolism (a blood clot that blocked the large pulmonary artery straddling his lungs), she sued emergency room physician Dr. Eric Moon and Chicago’s St. Bernard Hospital. She claimed … Continue reading

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GREAT AGAIN: S&P 500 and Nasdaq rally to record closing highs after strong earnings from broad rang…

GREAT AGAIN: S&P 500 and Nasdaq rally to record closing highs after strong earnings from broad range of companies. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Don’t Do These 4 Things During Your Closing Argument

The permissible scope of counsel’s closing arguments before a jury is broad, but there are limits. Here are 4 things that tread into improper territory. Making a Golden Rule argument. The so-called “Golden Rule argument” to a jury—that the jury … Continue reading

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It closing time.

At 8:30am tomorrow morning in Judge Scola’s courtroom, the Esformes trial heads to closing arguments. It’s been a long and emotional trial. It took all day to do the charge conference.And the defense just filed this doozy of a motion … Continue reading

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|VIDEO| How Scott Bailey's Closing Helped Clear Atlanta Doc at Trial Over TV Director's Fatal Heart Attack

In a medical malpractice trial over the death of a television sports director, Scott Bailey convincingly connects the dots of his case, while connecting with the jury, to clear an Atlanta-area physician. Read more detail on Recent Medical Malpractice posts … Continue reading

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