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What is Admissible Evidence and Why is it Important?

Courts follow the Code of Civil Procedure

What is the Most Important Aspect of a Jury Trial?

A jury trial is a strictly controlled, highly organized and well-defined process that is usually tightly controlled by the judge. The process involves a series of steps, usually initiating with pre-trial motions, jury instructions, jury selection, opening statements, introduction of evidence, the judge instructing the jury on the law, followed by finally closing arguments. A […]

The Power of an Additional Insured Endorsement

An additional insured endorsement is a document prepared by an insurance company that indicates that another party, other than the primary insured that purchased the insurance policy, is also protected by the insurer. The endorsement usually has some limitations specified, but essentially provides insurance protection to the other party, called an “additional insured.” The rights […]

Who is the best expert for your case?

Once you have a case in litigation, or sometimes even before the suit is filed, your case may require the use of an “expert,” which is defined under Code of Civil Procedure section 720, as a “person is qualified to testify as an expert if he has special knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education sufficient […]