Category Archives: preparing for Court

Is EXPERT Testimony Always Admissible?

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Just because a witness is an expert, does not mean that their testimony is admissible in a car crash case. Testimony, like evidence, must be “relevant” to the trial, or a trial judge can keep it out. There are limits to what a jury may hear in an accident and injury case. “My father, Norman

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Where Unsafe Driver “Accidentally Loses” Evidence, Virginia Supreme Court Rules “No Foul”

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In many cases, the unsafe driver, their corporate employer or their lawyers have custody of critical evidence in an injury case. Many otherwise strong personal injury cases have been lost because the innocent victims did not take steps to preserve critical evidence that would prove the negligence of the other truck driver.  Herndon attorney Doug

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Preparing for Your Social Security Disability Hearing

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Social Security Disability Hearings are different than court hearings in that the judge will question the disabled claimant as well as witnesses. In that way they are similar to Judge Judy, Judge Joe Brown, and Judge Alex, which you may have seen on television. But that’s where the similarity ends. They do not render their

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