Communicating with Juries: Trying Asbestos Cases in Offbeat Jurisdictions

When standing before a jury you must present a simple declarative sentence that delivers the essence of what your case is about. You need to be able to reduce your message to a sentence that a fourth grader can understand. If you cannot do it, get someone to help you. If, after this exercise, you still find yourself wondering [...]

Three Simple Rules For Trying Asbestos Cases in Offbeat Jurisdictions

Three Simple Rules For Trying Asbestos Cases in Offbeat Jurisdictions. Rule #1: You cannot blend, just don't offend them. I live in South Texas and I have watched people from Chicago and other places come in and try and pretend like they are one of us. They buy a pair of boots and they can't walk correctly. They sound like they just stepped off the set of [the 1980s era TV series] Dallas.

Terry on Trying Asbestos Cases in Offbeat Jurisdictions, Part 2

Defense attorney Michael Terry of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer continued his discussion on how attorneys can effectively try Asbestos cases in smaller jurisdictions that […]

Terry on Trying Asbestos Cases in Offbeat Jurisdictions, Part 1

Michael Terry of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer has many years of experience defending Asbestos cases in various jurisdictions, from big cities to small, rural […]