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How to Help Jurors Understand Spatial Relationships

Good visual presentations enhance juror attention, cognition and retention in the courtroom. By providing comparisons and reference points familiar to the juror, demonstratives can help communicate difficult concepts and...more

How to Effectively Use Surveillance Video in Tort Cases

One of the things that has changed the most since I started practicing law two decades ago is the prevalence of surveillance video in tort cases. Given its influence on litigation, it’s important for both plaintiffs and...more

Grubby Money - Lawyers’ Reluctance to Talk About Fees

It’s no secret – and no surprise – that in today’s competitive and cost-constrained legal landscape price has taken center stage: clients are increasingly fixated on tightened budgets and efficient service delivery. It’s also...more

You Can’t Make Lawyers into Techies: 3 Lessons About LPM

Law firms have heard the call of clients for greater efficiency and cost predictability. Legal Project Management can help law firms deliver on those needs, but firms are stumbling as they try to find a technological...more

Fill-In Format for Court Documents

Simple Template with lined numbers and fill-in format used for court documents....more

Applying the 13-Minute Rule to Law Videos

A must read for trial attorneys who present video evidence during pre-trial and trial stages of their case....more

5 Strategies That Get Real Value From Your Law Videos

A quick and easy guide to use in making your videos go viral to not only help you settle or advance your case, but in marketing your services on the internet....more

Does Your Legal Videographer Know Their Medicine?

Before you choose a legal videographer to work on your cases, take into consideration the background, experience and medical knowledge of that videographer. The more your video expert knows about certain disease processes and...more

Day in the Life Videos and Multitasking Your Video Evidence

A Forensic Producer’s Guide to Powerful and Effective Day in the Life Exhibits ...more

7 Steps to a Successful Settlement Documentary

A Forensic Producer's guide to producing compelling and effective settlement documentaries....more

The Do's and Don'ts of Legal Video

A Forensic Producer’s Guide to powerful, compelling and effective visual evidence...more

Have law blogs failed to live up to their expectations?

Do law blogs work? This article interviews dozens of law firms to find out whether or not the law blogs have been worth the investment of time, energy and money. From AmLaw 100 firms like Skadden to smaller firms just...more

Get The Attorneys' Edge l Chose the Right Documentary by Christina Penza

Attorneys' Edge Productions turns your case into a compelling video documentary for use at mediation. This article discusses the best cases for documentary production and how the right creative team can turn even difficult...more

Get The Attorneys' Edge l Chose the Right Documentary

Attorneys' Edge Productions turns your case into a compelling video documentary for use at mediation. This article discusses the best cases for documentary production and how the right creative team can turn even difficult...more

Attorneys' Edge Productions Produces Wrongful Death Portraits

Attorneys' Edge Productions is a team of highly recognized TV journalists who use their skills to create broadcast quality settlement documentaries for attorneys. These powerful videos can help achieve maximum compensation...more

Attorneys' Edge Productions Produces Settlement Documentaries

The Settlement Documentary can be the strongest weapon in your arsenal at mediation and pre-trial hearings. This article explains why it is best to use TV News veterans to produce a broadcast quality documentary since the...more

Managing Litigation Costs in Difficult Times/The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

Author and Williams Kastner Member Christopher Marks is interviewed by The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel in the publication’s April 2009 edition regarding strategies for cost controls in litigation in the current economic...more

Chrysotile Asbestos as a Cause of Mesothelioma

A description of the link between exposure to chrysotile asbestos and mesothelioma, including diagnostic criteria for making a mesothelioma diagnosis based on asbestos exposure and symptoms....more

Chrysotile Asbestos as a Cause of Mesothelioma

Details the association between exposure to chrysotile asbestos and mesothelioma, including the criteria for making a definitive mesothelioma diagnosis based on history of exposure and symptoms....more

Report on Carcinogens: Asbestos

Information from the Department of Health and Human Services about the carcinogenic effects of asbestos, including diseases linked to asbestos exposure, the history of the use and production of asbestos, and federal...more

National Cancer Institute Mesothelioma Research Report

A comprehensive report by the National Cancer Institute on mesothelioma, including symptoms of the disease, types of mesothelioma, how the disease is diagnosed, and treatment options available for patients....more

1985 Asbestos Waste Management Guidance

Guidelines from the EPA about the management of asbestos waste products including how to transport and dispose of them in order to limit the hazards of asbestos exposure, including mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer....more

WHO Chemicals and Industrial Processes Associated with Cancers in Humans

Information from the WHO linking asbestos exposure with cancer in humans, including mesothelioma. The report finds that workplace asbestos exposure can result in a mesothelioma diagnosis as well as other forms of cancer....more

EPA Chemical Market Input Output Analysis of Selected Chemical to Assess Sources of Environmental Contamination

An examination by the EPA of friction materials such as brake pads and levels of asbestos emissions related to their use....more

The Respiratory Disease Benefit Act

The Respiratory Disease Benefit Act of 1973, designed to provide benefits thousands of industrial workers who suffered from occupationally-related respiratory diseases, including those resulting from asbestos exposure, such...more

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