Two years ago the idea of holding jury trials over Zoom rarely crossed the mind of attorneys, and most probably thought binding jury verdicts in an entirely virtual setting were impossible. Even as the pandemic shut down trial dockets across the country, especially in civil cases, courts and litigants viewed virtual trials with healthy skepticism.
Editor’s Note: CVN cameras did not record this proceeding.
Gainesville, FL— A Florida state court jury last week handed down a $120 million verdict to a man who was paralyzed in a 2015 crash with a municipal utility vehicle. Rodgers v. City of Gainesville d/b/a Gainesville Regional Utilities, 2016-CA-000659.
Seattle, WA - A Washington state court jury heard opening statements Tuesday in a remotely-held jury trial involving claims that asbestos allegedly present in Johnson & Johnson’s cosmetic talc products caused a woman’s fatal cancer, and audio of the proceedings is being webcast gavel-to-gavel by Courtroom View Network.
Social media is increasingly important to an attorney’s practice. However, navigating the range of channels and messaging options can make building and managing a social media presence difficult. That’s why, on Thursday May 6, at 1 p.m., CVN will feature two top trial lawyers sharing the powerful social media approaches they've used to help build their high-profile practices.