Getting Inside the Mind of the Jury

March 10th, 2017|Blog|

Photo: Indiana Humanities, Flickr Creative Commons Imagine this: Closing arguments have finished and the jury has left to deliberate. You await the verdict, confident in the outcome. Your case was cut and dry, your experts were well-spoken and persuasive, and the jurors were attentive during your closing statement. Then the jury returns with their verdict [...]

Bring Testimony to Life With Trial Animations from Precise

March 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Screenshot from our intubation animation Imagine you are working on a medical malpractice case involving complications from a misplaced breathing tube. You call your expert to the stand and ask them to tell the jury how to properly intubate (place a breathing tube in) a patient. The expert proceeds to tell the jury: “If you're [...]

What Makes a Good Trial Medical Illustration?

February 23rd, 2017|Blog|

Few people realize the time and effort involved in producing an effective trial medical illustration. While doctors and medical professionals can look at a detailed medical illustration and garner copious amounts of information, this is not the case with laypersons. There needs to be an extra level of depth and clarity to trial medical illustrations [...]

Why are Medical Malpractice Cases so Hard to Win?

February 16th, 2017|Blog|

We like to hear stories of people being awarded large settlements in medical malpractice cases. Watch afternoon TV and you will be inundated by commercials featuring lawyers promising to get you “the money you deserve” for your pain and suffering. These commercials paint your case as being a done deal: simply go to court, tell the [...]

Proving IP Theft with Demonstratives from Precise: Part Two

February 10th, 2017|Blog|

Recently we discussed the different types of intellectual property and their respective rights. Preparing a successful suit for theft or infringement will differ depending on the intellectual property (IP) in question. Knowing what type of violation you are facing helps you tailor your demonstratives and case narrative, as well as determining the burden of proof required. [...]

Animations and the Google-Driven Jury

February 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Since its introduction in 1998, the Google search engine has developed into an entity unto itself. We are more likely to say we’ll “Google” something than to say we’ll “look it up.” We’ve become accustomed to having instant answers at our fingertips. Gone are the days of going to the library or - perish the [...]

Proving IP Theft with Demonstratives from Precise

January 27th, 2017|Blog|

When it comes to intellectual property disputes, it is important to know what type of IP is at play and what specific rights were infringed upon. From there you can craft your case narrative to show how your client's rights have been violated. A well-rounded courtroom strategy will include powerful, effective demonstratives from a trusted Wilmington [...]

Digital Forensics and Third-Party Messaging Applications

January 20th, 2017|Blog|

Just twenty years ago, cell phones were luxury items carried by wealthy businessmen. Now they have become indispensable item almost all Americans. They have even replaced landline phones in over half of all American households. With cell phones playing such a major role in our daily lives, it's no wonder they are also gaining evidentiary importance. From [...]

Awarding Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases

January 13th, 2017|Blog|

Photo: Nichole Burrows, Flickr Creative Commons When it comes to medical malpractice cases, winning isn’t enough: you also want to make sure the jury awards your client the damages you are seeking. Medical malpractice cases are challenging to litigate as they often involve complicated medical procedures. Getting the jury to understand the doctor’s negligence is a [...]

Why the Animation Process Needs Your Involvement

January 6th, 2017|Blog|

Snapshot from a molecular process animation When presenting a complex matter at trial, animations are the most effective way to communicate that information to the jury. While attorneys know animations are valuable courtroom tools, they are often unfamiliar with the creation process behind them. Many think that it is a simple matter of telling the graphic [...]