Discovery Abuse May Have Cost Defendant $120 Million

  When faced with potentially harmful evidence, it is best to accept responsibility and face the situation head on, instead of playing games and trying to hide evidence. Using tactics like this is not likely to endear the jury to an attorney, and may fuel their anger, leading to larger verdicts.   1. Equihua v.

Failure to Defuse Juror Anger Leads to $13M Nuclear Verdict

  Introduction In the recently published case Samantha B. et al. v. Aurora Vista Del Mar, LLC, et al.[i], the Second District Court of Appeal held Civil Code section 3333.2, known as the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (MICRA), was inapplicable to plaintiffs’ causes of action under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult