Your theme must grab the jurors’ attention. You want them to hear your story so they believe they can right a wrong.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 05, 2015
The law offices of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. would like to announce Partner Jeffrey J. Kroll was the only Illinois attorney selected to contribute to the recently released book by Trial Guides and the American Association for Justice called Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit.
The fourth edition of Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, a two-volume set, is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource for practicing plaintiffs’ attorneys and their staffs. The how-to guide provides insight into pursuing a personal injury case from the initial client interview to settlement and the claims process. The new edition is stuffed with detailed advice, practice tips, arguments, charts, illustrations, and examples. Jeffrey Kroll was one of 60 contributing experts on trial law and personal injury.
Mr. Kroll’s chapter is titled “Summation in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death.” Mr. Kroll explains that preparing for a final argument should begin the moment the client walks into the office. He believes using analogies, similes/hyperbolizes, and themes are key when delivering a closing argument speech.
“Jurors must remember and understand your theme,” said Mr. Kroll. “When you see a trailer, you want to see the movie. A theme is no different. Your theme must grab the jurors’ attention. You want them to hear your story so they believe they can right a wrong.”
Mr. Kroll has representing injured victims of negligence for more than two decades in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. During his career, Mr. Kroll has obtained verdicts or negotiated settlements on over 75 occasions where the results have exceeded $1 million including four cases that exceeded $10 million. He is active in the legal community had has lectured on more than 150 occasions throughout the country and has had more than 75 articles published in legal journals. Mr. Kroll graduated from DePaul University College of Law and received his undergraduate business degrees from DePaul in Finance and Economics in 1987.
Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit was first released at the AAJ’s Winter Convention on February 22, 2015 in Palm Springs, Florida. The how-to-guide is available for purchase on Trial Guides website: http://www.trialguides.com/promotions/anatomy-of-a-personal-injury-lawsuit/