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What happens when the Attorney wants to go on Vacation when the Trial is about to Start

The judge tells the attorneys during the pretrial conference that the medical malpractice trial will start in two weeks, and one of the attorneys says he is going on vacation and requests the judge to delay the trial. Will the judge acknowledge and accept the fact that the attorney is going away on vacation, or will he make the attorney cancel his vacation.

Resident, Fellow, and Attending Doctors

When you are being treated in a hospital, you will find there are many doctors with various titles. There are mainly residents, fellows, and attending doctors, and it is important for you to know, whom they are, and who is treating you. If you ever need to file a medical malpractice case, having this knowledge can be helpful.

A Structured Settlement in a Medical Malpractice Case

In most medical malpractice cases, large amounts are involved in damages. If you have won your medical malpractice case, then a structured settlement will allow you to have the large sum paid out to you over time. You might want to consider having a structured settlement, since it offers certain advantages over receiving the whole amount at one time.

When can You Expect Your Settlement Check

Once you have settled your accident or medical malpractice case, you will want to know when you will be getting your settlement check. All victims will have this question in mind when they settle their case. They would want to receive the check as quickly as possible.

Defining a Prep Session for a Deposition

There is a preparation session to get you ready for your pretrial session, which is a question and answer session called a deposition. You have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit for the injuries and losses you have suffered due to the negligence of a doctor or a hospital. Before the trial begins, there is the deposition, where you will be asked questions by the defense attorney. Your lawyer will want to prepare you before you actually face this session in actuality.

While the Jury Deliberates

What should you do when the jury is deliberating? You have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit, it has gone all the way to trial, and at the end, the jury has moved on to deliberate. What do you do in the mean time? The jury could deliberate the case for a few minutes or they could take many hours or longer, for them to reach a verdict.

Why the Doctor is Called Upon First in a Medical Malpractice Case

Usually in any medical malpractice case in the state of New York, the doctor who has treated the plaintiff will be called first to the witness stand to provide his testimony. When a medical malpractice lawsuit is initiated, the plaintiff’s lawyer has to prove the case by a preponderance of evidence. This means the lawyer has to establish that his client is more likely right than wrong, in what he is claiming to be true.