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A treating physician’s testimony may be offered to address a pivotal element of a plaintiff’s claims for disability discrimination

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law, Evidence, Expert Testimony, Litigation

The testimony of a treating physician is admissible to support a plaintiff’s disability claim

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Evidence, Expert Testimony, Litigation

A defendant who testified during a criminal trial could be properly cross-examined about contradictory testimony he gave during a domestic violence trial arising out of the same incident

Posted in *All Posts, Criminal, Evidence, Litigation, Other crimes

The harmless error standard

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

Other crimes evidence is considered highly prejudicial

Posted in *All Posts, Character Evidence, Criminal, Evidence, Litigation, Other crimes

The “opening the door doctrine”

Posted in *All Posts, Evidence, Litigation

A trial court’s ruling on the admissibility of evidence is reviewed on appeal for abuse of discretion

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Evidence, Litigation

A plaintiff has sixty days from the date of the defendant’s answer to file an affidavit of merit

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Affidavit Of Merit, Expert Testimony, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Professional malpractice

Lawyers who take on the responsibility to represent clients before an appellate court are expected to: (1) familiarize themselves with the record developed in the forum of origin; (2) research and analyze the competent legal authority related to the salient facts of the case; and (3) submit briefs in support of the arguments identified therein which reflect that the lawyers conducted these tasks in a diligent and professional manner

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Appeal, Litigation, Sanctions

Motion for a directed verdict

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Directed verdict, Litigation, Motions

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