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16
Oct

Approaching The Wrongful Death Case

APPROACHING THE WRONGFUL DEATH CASE A settlement documentary for a wrongful death case is made up of two parts. What qualities did the person have that made him irreplaceable in the lives of the survivors and what effect has the death had on the survivors. As an example, we’ll discuss a hypothetical case about a husband/father who is killed in

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12
Oct

Presenting A Settlement Documentary

PRESENTING YOUR SETTLEMENT DOCUMENTARY In this article we are going to go over ways for presenting a settlement documentary. Settlement documentaries are created specifically for mediation and are not designed to be admissible in court. The purpose of the settlement documentary is to educate the opposition about the enormity of the harm injury victims and their families suffer as a

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7
Oct

Myth #2 About Case Value

MYTH #2 ABOUT CASE VALUE Last week, we discussed how adjusters often use “cookie cutter” formulas to dictate the value of a case despite evidence submitted by the plaintiff’s counsel. Too often, this results in major claims failing to be resolved in mediation. But there’s another issue that comes into play during mediation that can also lead to your client

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29
Sep

Myth #1 About Case Value

MYTH #1 ABOUT CASE VALUE Many defendants are unwilling to pay a fair value for claims without the full weight of evidence and testimony supporting a plaintiff’s case. As a result, far too many claims fail to be resolved in settlement or mediation when it would be in the best interests of all parties to reach a fair compromise. It

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15
Sep

7 Best Practices for Remote Video Depositions

7 Best Practices for Remote Video Depositions When everyone began sheltering in place amidst the corona virus outbreak last spring, the wheels of litigation came to a grinding halt. Attorneys had to find new ways to conduct discovery and meet case deadlines while adhering to various stay-at-home orders. Now, remote video depositions have become a practical workaround during this global

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1
Sep

Day One- The Most Important Day of a Big Case

Why Day One is the Most Important Day of a Big Case A great case comes in the door with strong liability and significant damages. The kind of case you might consider for a settlement documentary to be used at or in advance of mediation. With the best of intentions, you map out in your head the visuals you’ll want.

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13
Aug

Remote and Partially Remote Depositions

With the uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, we understand your need for flexibility in the way your video depositions are conducted. At Image Resources, not only do we continue to offer traditional in-person depositions (with proper social distancing), but we also offer both remote and partially remote video depositions.     Remote Depositions:  For a remote video deposition, all participants are at

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29
Jun

A 100% Remote Settlement Documentary

We have successfully completed our first-ever remote settlement documentary project in New Zealand and Brazil. It was quite a challenge with one plaintiff living in New Zealand and another plaintiff living near Sao Paulo, Brazil. The attorneys were looking for a comprehensive, case presentation settlement documentary for each, including interviews and Day In The Life video but there is no

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28
May

IS ONLINE LITIGATION HERE TO STAY?

As we are reach the 3rd phase of reopening guidelines by Governor Eric Holcomb, it seems that courts are moving towards remote mediations and trials. Last week, the Indiana Court of Appeals heard it’s first virtual argument via remote video teleconferencing. The move comes in response to social distancing precautions taken due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Zoom Platforms #1

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22
May

SETTLEMENT DOCUMENTARIES I MAXIMIZE YOUR RECOVERY

Pandemic Considerations For Producing A Settlement Documentary The Covid-19 pandemic has turned things upside down for everyone in so many ways. Mediation and trials have been pushed back, and many facets of litigation have been affected. As we move towards fewer restrictions, make sure this time of uncertainty doesn’t compound the losses for your plaintiff. Further delays in cases might

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