In my trial consulting practice, I’ve found that plaintiff’s attorneys pay disproportionate attention to the complaint and the response, if any, to the affirmative defenses is an afterthought. This is a dangerous oversight, particularly if the case doesn’t settle. Consider the following:
The best trial attorneys know that professionally run focus groups and mock juries can offer invaluable insight into case valuation and client performance.
Trial law makes a distinction between improper jury experiments and a jury’s permissible “testing” of the evidence.
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