If your civil case is pending in Texas county or district courts, then you must file your answer on or before 10 a.m. the Monday next following the expiration of 20 days. Wait. What? Ten o'clock in the morning on the Monday next after 20 days? Let's break this down. The Texas Rules of Civil Procedure state that your answer is due on or before 10 a.m. the Monday next … [Read more...] about I just got served with a lawsuit in Texas. When is my answer due?
Nurses with an interest for both medical and legal issues may be a great asset for law offices--particularly those handling personal injury matters. Whether you are on the defense side or the plaintiff's side, your practice can benefit from the advice of a good legal nurse consultant. Legal nurse consultants use their healthcare knowledge in conjunction with an interest in … [Read more...] about The Role of the Nurse Legal Consultant in Personal Injury Matters
A typical scenario: you’re a litigator or trial attorney preparing a case and you have a number of witnesses to depose, so you pick up the phone to call your trusty court reporter to arrange the depositions but have you considered the advantages of using a videographer at the same time? Here are 9 good reasons to record a deposition on video: 1. If a key witness cannot … [Read more...] about 9 Reasons to Use Video Depositions (and 1 Reason to Avoid Them)
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