Proving Conscious Pain and Suffering
Jury Verdict Reporter’s primer is designed to enhance the trial lawyer’s understanding of pain and suffering, enabling him or her to build convincing cases for the award of non-economic damages. The analysis is supplemented by the author’s unique “Pain and Suffering Checklist” which guides you through the medical records, plus reprints of selected jury verdicts and negotiated settlements.
Thought-provoking analysis, written by nationally-known legal nurse consultant Lorna Morelli-Loftin, demonstrates:
- How medical science has authenticated the deleterious effects of pain and suffering.
- How to identify and use established medical standards of care regarding pain and suffering.
- How to translate evidence of pain and suffering found in the medical record into compelling arguments for awards.