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  • Will Say Statements

    A will say statement is an overview of the anticipated evidence of a witness. This would be important for witnesses other than the parties who are subject to examinations for discovery and experts who have prepared a report. Will say statements are for the other witnesses for whom there is inadequat … Read more »

  • How to Conduct a Case Conference

    It is important to recognize there is a difference between a “pre-trial conference” pursuant to rule 50.02 and a “case conference” pursuant to rule 50.13. This article considers case conferences pursuant to rule 50.13 in the context of civil litigation matters. The article is also relevant to case m … Read more »

  • How to Prepare an Affidavit of Documents

    One step in the discovery process is preparing an affidavit of documents, which involves gathering, naming, organising and indexing all documents relevant to a case. The key steps in preparing an affidavit of documents is as follows: Gather all relevant documents; Scan all hard copies so everything … Read more »

  • The Rule in Browne v. Dunn

    Browne v. Dunn is an English decision from the House of Lords in 1893. It remains good law today and is important for cross-examination. It is sometimes (erroneously) referred to as the rule in Brown v. Dunn or even Brown v. Dunne. You are not alone if you have forgotten or misplaced the “e” in Brow … Read more »

  • How to Value a Personal Injury Claim

    The VAST Claims Methodology provides a framework for valuing, assembling, settling and trying civil actions. This article zeros in on the “V” in VAST – valuation – as applied to personal injury claims. How do lawyers value personal injury claims, such as motor vehicle accidents (MVA), slip and falls … Read more »