Free CVN Webinar: Demonstratives Deep Dive With Lloyd Bell & Michael Geoffroy

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 17, 2021 3:47:01 PM

The right demonstratives can be critical to ensuring your jury connects with your case. But choosing those demonstratives and incorporating them effectively can be a challenge. That’s why, on Thursday May 20, at 1 p.m. Eastern, Lloyd Bell and Michael Geoffroy will do a deep dive into choosing and using trial-winning demonstratives. 

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Tobacco, Talc Powder, Herbicides and Opioids - CVN’s Current & Upcoming Mass Tort/Products Liability Trial Coverage

Posted by David Siegel on May 13, 2021 11:37:19 AM

Throughout the pandemic shutdown, attorneys predicted a dramatic uptick in trial activity once courts began reopening, with a backlog of delayed cases prompting a blitz of initial trials.

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Topics: Products Liability, Mass Torts

A Guide To All The Virtual Trials In CVN’s Online Video Trial Library

Posted by David Siegel on May 11, 2021 2:23:47 PM

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.

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Topics: Florida, California, Washington

Trial Court Roundup: $120M Verdict for Man Paralyzed in Crash With Utility Vehicle

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 10, 2021 2:44:47 PM

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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. 

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Topics: Florida, Transportation

Bellwether Trial Over Alleged Parkinson’s Risk From Syngenta’s Herbicide ‘Paraquat’ Begins June 1, CVN To Webcast Live

Posted by David Siegel on May 6, 2021 2:46:04 PM

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Topics: Products Liability, Environmental, chemical