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Damages: Using Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

Litigation Packet: Document Details

Packet Name: Damages: Using Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

Updated Date: 10/5/2016 | Created Date: 8/28/2006 | Number of Pages: 2522
Summary of Packet:
  • Addresses all aspects of damages including general principles of proving damages in the opening statement and closing argument, motivating jurors, and proving defendant’s bad conduct
  • Focuses on crafting persuasive opening statements and closing arguments, utilizing storytelling and theme, creating structure, maintaining credibility, and  persuading jurors
  • Contains opening statement and closing argument transcripts from a variety of topic areas including birth injury, spinal cord injury, nursing home, pharmaceutical, products liability, motor vehicle, trucking, and highway defect
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