Legal Terminology

Bronx Car Accidents Dec. 2020

In December 2020, in The Bronx, NY, the top five collisions street – East Gun Hill Road, Bruckner Boulevard, University Avenue, Webster Avenue, and West Fordham Road.  #1 Cause of collisions was caused by distraction. 91% of the injuries were the motorists.  57% of the gender of the person involved were male.  There were on …

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Asking For A Side-Bar In Court―What Private Conversations Between The Judge And Attorneys Actually Mean

Many a times during trial, the opposition may take objection to the prosecuting attorney’s line of questioning or presentation. The judge has only a few minutes to decide whether or not he wants to allow the objection or overrule it. Now, before the Judge gives his decision, the defense lawyer can ask to have a …

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Serving a Summons and a Complaint in an Accident Case

If you are injured in an accident and you feel a particular person is responsible for causing the accident and your resultant injuries, then you can initiate a lawsuit to claim damages. In New York when you are initiating a lawsuit against somebody, your attorney will have to prepare certain documents called a summons and …

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Asking for a Sidebar in Court―What Private Conversations between the Judge and Attorneys actually Mean

Many a times during trial, the opposition may take objection to the prosecuting attorney’s line of questioning or presentation. The judge has only a few minutes to decide whether or not he wants to allow the objection or overrule it. Now, before the Judge gives his decision, the defense lawyer can ask to have a …

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Understanding Objections when there is not any Foundation to the Question

If you suspect that you have been a victim of personal injury in New York, you need to understand the trial process better apart from consulting with a personal injury attorney. For instance, during a trial, the defense attorney can object to a question raised by your lawyer saying that a proper foundation has not been laid. …

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What does the “Objection” Mean when Stated by an Attorney in Court

During the course of a medical malpractice or accident case trial, several objections are raised by both lawyers. The lawyer raising the objection will have to give a reason for the objection, and the judge will have to make an on the spot decision about it. If the judge feels the objection is appropriate, he …

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What is the Preponderance of Evidence?

In lawsuits, civil cases or administrative hearings, it is important for a part to prove its position or claim by preponderance. Preponderance is actually defined as superiority in force, weight, and importance. Preponderance of evidence in legal terms means that a party has shown that its version of causes, facts, fault, or damages are most …

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The Easiest Way to Avoid a Mistrial ― Ignore the Jurors!

A 20 year old case of a pizza delivery man who was killed in Long Beach, California has come to a close. But it is not the verdict that everyone was waiting for. The case has been closed as the judge declared a mistrial on Thursday, since crucial evidence related to the case did not …

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What is Daily Copy and What does Objection Mean During an Injury Trial in New York

When an attorney asks for daily copy, he is asking for transcripts. This is an expedited rushed transcript of all the questions that are being asked during the injury trial and the answers and statements made by people taking the stand. Obtaining a daily copy is expensive, because the court stenographer, who is taking down …

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