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Traumatic Brain Injury

Litigation Packet: Document Details

Packet Name: Traumatic Brain Injury

Updated Date: 6/30/2015 | Created Date: 6/17/2008 | Number of Pages: 3994
Summary of Packet:
  • Explores the investigation; filing; discovery; common defenses; science and testing; and trial and settlement of cases involving traumatic brain injuries
  • Addresses common issues in traumatic brain injury cases including: the no loss of consciousness defense; malingering; negative results from diagnostic tests; neuropsychological testing; mild brain injury; premorbid and comorbid conditions
  • Examines evidentiary issues including the exclusion of defense expert testimony, Fake Bad Scale testimony, and lack of use of seatbelt and the admission of Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) expert testimony
  • Sample court documents include complaints; interrogatories; requests for production; and motions in limine
  • Depositions transcripts and summaries of neuropsychologists, neurologist, and life care planner as well as biomechanical engineer trial testimony
  • Other resources include transcripts from voir dire, opening statements, and closing arguments; bibliography of medical literature; AAJ Education speaker papers; and Trial articles
  • [Deposition summary accompanies each deposition transcript]
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