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JURY
Group selected to hear evidence in court and determine a verdict
Assist in jury selection.
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DEPOSITION
Process of taking and recording testimony of a party or witness under oath before a court reporter
Write questions for expert / fact witnesses. Assist with fact witness preparation. Attend depositions as requested. Summarize deposition transcripts.
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AFFIDAVIT
Legal document by expert stating the claim has merit.
Assist law firm staff and expert witnesses in creation of affidavit.
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TRIAL Process in which evidence is presented by Plaintiff and Defense to a judge and jury.
Prepare summary reports for use in trial notebooks. Create PowerPoint presentations for use at trial opening and/or closing. Coordinate and prepare experts. Draft cross examination questions for medical experts. Attend trial as requested.
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EXPERT WITNESS (2 WORDS)
A specialist in a particular field who presents an opinion at deposition and / or trial.
Locate experts. Serve as liaison to experts. Review prior testimony of opposing side's experts for consistency with current testimony
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PLAINTIFF
Person who initiates court action against another party.
Educate plaintiff about litigation process. Serve as liaison to plaintiff for medical matters. Assist with preparation of plaintiff prior to deposition.
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DISCOVERY
Period between filing of lawsuit and trial; used for fact finding.
Draft discovery requests and responses.
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ARBITRATION
Process to resolve dispute without going to court; facilitator hears evidence and decides outcome.
Prepare summary reports for use in arbitration notebooks. Prepare PowerPoint presentation for arbitration. Attend arbitration as requested.
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MEDIATION
Process in which parties can resolve their dispute without going to court; facilitator has no power to impose a solution.
Prepare summary reports for use in mediation notebooks. Prepare PowerPoint presentation for mediation. Attend mediation as requested.
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COMPLAINT
Initial document in a lawsuit filed with the court; identifies allegations against defendant.
Draft medical facts of complaint (plaintiff). Compare complaint to medical records (defense).
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DEFENDANT Person being sued.
Assist with defendant interviews. Serve as liaison to defendants. Identify and flag all chart entries of defendants, in preparation for their depositions.
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FOCUS GROUP (2 WORDS)
A small group sampled prior to trial for its members' opinions about or emotional response to case issues
Coordinate focus group meetings. Assist with facilitation of focus groups.
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QUESTIONS (PLURAL WORD)
Interrogatories are written _________ to obtain written responses provided under oath.
Draft interrogatories related to medical aspects of case and standards of care.
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EXHIBIT
A document, photograph, or object introduced as evidence during a trial.
Identify key medical records and other documents. Copy those records for use as exhibits.

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