Increase the Value of Emotional Injuries
The next time a defense doctor claims that part or all of the injury is in your client’s head, use this book’s questions and the defense doctor’s answers to establish causation of damage more serious than physical injury.
The cost to restore function to a damaged mind can be far larger than what is needed for an injured limb. But jurors naturally doubt what they cannot see and trust what they can.
Here is practice-proven guidance for bringing the financial exposure of defendants and insurers more in line with the mental and emotional damage your clients have suffered.
Veteran psychological injury litigator John D. Winer, psychiatrist Richard B. Pesikoff, and psychologist Richard T. Goldberg explain:
- Differentiating good cases from bad. §1:20
- Questions that will detect malingering. §31:10
- Obtaining insurance coverage. §3:10
- Retaining the right expert. §4:40
- Controlling costs. §4:220
- Avoiding common pitfalls with psychological experts. §4:230
- Protecting plaintiff’s privacy. §6:174
- Dealing with an angry plaintiff. §7:92
- Pattern deposition questions. §7:130
- Getting evidence of defendant’s prior misconduct admitted. §16:22
- Teaching jurors how trauma creates mental disorders. §18:64
- Understanding and explaining post-traumatic stress disorder. §25:02
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