Car Wreck Results in Confidential Settlement Over Policy Limits at Trial

This article is about Matt Wetherington’s efforts to get a catastrophic car wreck to trial as quickly as possible. It is also about a corporation and its insurance company’s efforts to delay trial by any means necessary. These tactics include backing out of signed agreements, late disclosure of evidence, and even allowing the at-fault driver […]

Know the Jury Before Walking Into the Courtroom

Practice Tips: Guide to Juror Research (2016 Update)   By: Matt Wetherington and Sherry Rosen During voir dire, prospective jurors are generally responsive to thoughtful questions and speak candidly and enthusiastically about preexisting beliefs and biases.  Just kidding.  In most cases, open and honest panel members are among the first to receive a preemptive strike.  […]