I. ACCEPTING A CASE
Attributes of a good trial lawyer; Why to accept a case; Why not to take a case; A lawyer’s duty; Liability and damages; What a case is worth; The Gluckstein case; Trial lawyers and insurance company lawyers; Purpose of the initial client interview; Cases to avoid; Jurisdiction questions; Statutes of limitation; Accepting criminal cases; The Jack Ruby Case; The lying client; The role of your investigator; Setting legal precedents; Determining compensation; Stare decisis; Res Ipsa Loquitur; Libel and slander cases; Dramshop liability; Divorce cases; The Frank Sullivan case; Personal injury cases; Other kinds of cases; Contributory negligence; Contingency basis and fees; Referring cases to other lawyers; “Captain of the Ship”; A lawyer’s responsibility to his client; Avoiding legal malpractice errors; and more.
 
 
 

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An extraordinary legal legacy of
AMERICAN TRIAL PRACTICE
Digitally remastered on DVDs in 2004
Ten 50-minute documentaries

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