Paralegal Trial Notebook Forms Details

Recently, a number of my colleagues have been discussing the merits of using a trial notebook form to collect and organize information during trials. The purpose of this post is to provide an overview of what a trial notebook form is, why you might want to use one, and some tips on how to get the most out of this valuable tool. A trial notebook form is a document that allows attorneys and support staff to track the progress of a trial in an easily accessible format. Information that can be tracked includes witness testimonies, legal arguments, exhibits, and more. Having all of this information in one place can help attorneys stay organized and make sure that no important details are missed.

Before you complete trial notebook, you will want to learn more concerning the type of form you'll work with.

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Trial Notebook Techniques & Strategies

How to Create the Ultimate Trial Notebook

Be organized...Be Prepared!

Vicki Voisin, ACP

And

Christina L. Koch, ACP

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THE CONTENTS

About The Presenters

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Module One:

The Introduction: What is a Trial Notebook?

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Module Two:

Supplies, Resources and Your Trial First Aid Kit

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Module Three:

When Do You Start Trial Preparation?

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Module Four:

Choosing Your Software

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Module Five:

Detailing Your Trial Notebook

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Module Six:

Trial Notebook Sections

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Voir Dire, Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

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Pleadings, Motions and Discovery

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Witnesses

50

 

 

 

 

Exhibits

52

 

 

 

 

Jury Instructions/Trial Briefs

54

 

 

Settlement/Damages

54

 

 

Module Seven:

The Electronic Trial Notebook

64

Module Eight:

The Trial Preparation

 

67

Module Nine:

Conclusion

 

 

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Index of Forms

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The Presenter: Vicki Voisin, ACP

Vicki Voisin, ACP , “The Paralegal Mentor,” is a nationally recognized author and speaker who delivers simple strategies for paralegals and other professionals to create success and satisfaction

by setting goals and determining the direction they will take their careers. Vicki spotlights resources, ethics issues, organizational tips, and other areas of continuing education to help paralegals and others reach their full potential.

She publishes Strategies for Paralegals Seeking Excellence, a bi-weekly ezine for paralegals and other professionals who want to create lasting success in their personal and professional lives. Additional information is available at www.paralegalmentor.com. She also hosts monthly Paralegal Mentor Mastermind Calls featuring guest experts who discuss issues of interest to the legal profession. For information or to register, go to www.paralegalmentor.com/mastermind- calls.html.

After spending more than twenty years in the paralegal field, Vicki launched her Paralegal Mentor Program so she could share her knowledge and experience with other paralegals.

Vicki speaks on issues of interest to the legal profession and is the creator and presenter of EthicsBasics®, a unique and enormously popular program designed to raise awareness of ethical concerns by legal professionals. She has worked as a paralegal for more than 20 years and is currently employed by Running Wise & Ford, PLC in their Charlevoix, Michigan office.

Utilizing the EthicsBasics format, Vicki has made numerous presentations throughout the United States, addressing paralegals and other members of the legal staff, in both law firms and corporations. She is also a frequent speaker at meetings of professional associations; these presentations have been approved for Attorney MCLE.

Vicki has authored articles of interest to attorneys and paralegals in publications on the state and national level, including the Michigan Bar Journal, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, The Michigan Paralegal, Legal Assistant Today, LAAM’s Newsbrief, and The Career Chronicle and Facts & Findings published by NALA. Many of those articles have been re-printed nationwide.

Vicki is an active member of the Legal Assistants Section of the State Bar of Michigan, having served as Chair in 2005-06. In 2000, she received the Mentor’s Award from the Section and she was named Legal Assistant of the Year by LAAM, an award that was named in her honor. In 2003, NALA recognized her leadership in the development of the paralegal profession with the presentation of its President’s Award.

She is a past president of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and until recently served on NALA’s Advanced Certification Board. Vicki presents Basic Ethics I and II, Advanced Ethics, Ethics & Technology, and Time Organization Techniques on NALA Campus LIVE! She presented Social Networking: Not Just For Kids Any More at the 2009 NALA Annual Convention & Educational Workshops, July 8-11, 2009, San Diego, California.

Questions may be directed to Vicki@paralegalmentor.com. Visit her blog at www.paralegalmentor.blogspot.com where she addresses matters of interest to legal professionals. Subscribe to her bi-weekly ezine titled Strategies for Paralegals seeking Excellence at www.paralegalmentor.com.

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The Presenter: Christina L. Koch, ACP

Christina L. Koch, ACP is a NALA Advanced

Certified Paralegal in Trial Practice with more than twenty years of experience in the legal field. She received her Paralegal degree in 1991 and also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management. She is a National Dean’s List Scholar.

In 2002, Christina joined the Omaha NE firm of Inserra & Kelley and is currently a Litigation Paralegal/Trial Practice Specialist. Her work with Inserra & Kelley includes

handling all aspects of litigation for the firm. She is adept in performing all aspects of litigation, including legal research, writing, discovery, investigative and analytical skills and preparation. Her experience includes the areas of personal injury, workers’ compensation, products liability, FELA and insurance defense.

She is a member of NALA, NePA, and a paralegal affiliate of the American Association of Justice. Christina completed the NALA LEAP program in 2009 and was named to the Paralegal Superstar Calendar of the nationwide Paralegal Gateway for March of 2008.

Christina has served on the Nebraska Paralegal Association Board of Directors since 2007 and is currently a member of the AAJ Paralegal Task Force Advisory Committee.

She is a nationally recognized author and speaker on various litigation topics and was a member of the faculty of the Trial Specialist Institute in Las Vegas, NV.

Christina is a freelance legal author, speaker and blogger and the founder of the Nebraska Paralegals list serve.

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Warning of Copyright Protection: Any sample documents presented to you in this teleclass and are ALL copyright protected. Under no circumstances can the copy in these documents be used or reproduced, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of Vicki Voisin. The absence of a copyright notice on any given page or material should NOT be construed as an absence of copyright. These materials and documents are provided for sample purposes only and only for your personal use. They are not to be distributed or used in any other learning venues.

Legal Notice: This teleclass contains information gathered from many sources, as well as from the experiences of the author. It is produced for general reference and not as a substitute for independent verification by users when circumstances warrant. It is presented with the understanding that the author is not engaged in rendering any legal, accounting or psychological advice. In instances where the opinions or advice of legal, financial, psychological or other professional advice are appropriate, such professional counsel should be sought. The author disclaims any liability whatsoever for individuals’ use of any advice or information presented. Although the author has used care and diligence in the

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Module One

The Introduction:

What Is a Trial Notebook?

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Module One. What Is A Trial Notebook?

The biggest mistake attorneys and paralegals can make is to delay trial preparation until the week of the trial.

a. takes away any margin for error

b. may miss a key subpoena or document c. may omit critical elements of your claim

d. may fail to include evidence necessary to prove elements at trial

Ethics issues: The attorney must act with reasonable diligence on the client’s behalf and owes the client the duty of competency, as well as zealous representation. ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 and 1.3

The trial notebook is your blueprint for trial and should be customized to the attorney who will try the case. The general rule is that it is organized in the same form and order that trial will progress.

Customary sections include:

Voir Dire

Opening Argument

Pretrial Orders/Motions

Pleadings

Plaintiff’s Witness List w/separate tabs for each witness

Defendant’s Witness List w/separate tabs for each witness

Plaintiff’s Exhibit List

Defendant’s Exhibit List

Closing Argument

Jury Instructions/Trial Briefs

Settlement/Damages

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Module Two

Supplies, Resources

and

Your Trial First Aid Kit

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Module Two. Supplies, Resources and Your Trial First Aid Kit

Tip: Keep basic supplies on hand, including:

several sizes of three or five ring binders

binder tabs

separator pages

three-ring college-ruled notebook paper

Tip: Keep your Trial First Aid Kit stocked.

Tip: Follow any rules re: cell phones; turn off alarms on any electronic devices, including watch alarms, BlackBerry, Palm Pilot, Kindle, etc.

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CHECKLIST – TRIAL FIRST AID KIT

1.BASIC TRIAL SUPPLIES Paperclips Scissors

Scotch Tape

Small Stapler/Staples Paper Puncher

_____Blue Pens (4)

Black Pens (4)

Red Pens (2)

Highlighters (3 – different colors)

_____ Post-It Notes

Colored flags (you will find these near the post-it notes) Pencils (4) and Pencil Sharpener

_____ Legal Note Pads

2.COMPUTER SUPPLIES Laptop

_____ Flash Drive

Extra USB cord

_____ Presenter/Laser Pointer

_____ PowerPoint Presentation downloaded to Laptop

3.ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES

Extra Batteries

Tylenol and Advil (some people cannot take Advil)

_____ Cough Drops

_____ Chewing Gum

Hand Sanitizer

Hand Lotion

_____ Carmex/Chap Stick

_____ Petty Cash ($20.00 in bills and $3.00 - $5.00 in change)

_____ Protein Bars

4.BUSINESS SUPPLIES Attorney Business Cards

Paralegal Business Cards

_____ Any demonstrative exhibits?

5.ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES FOR THIS TRIAL ONLY A.

B.

C.

D.

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Module Three

When Do You Start Trial Preparation?

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Module Three. When Do You Start Trial Preparation?

The answer: Assume every case will go trial and begin trial preparation the day the client retains the firm. This includes document organization.

When court proceedings initiate and you begin the discovery process, the file will get larger.

Methods for preparing information for inclusion in the trial notebook include

hard file

scanning documents into an electronic file

scanning to a CD-Rom or server

utilizing legal software

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CHECKLIST – CIVIL TRIAL NOTEBOOK

1.

 

OBTAIN BASIC INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

Initial interview with client. Send representation letters to:

 

client;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_______ client’s insurer; _______ defendant;

 

 

defendant’s insurer

 

 

 

 

Obtain copies of any statements given by client

 

 

 

 

 

Obtain police report/incident reports or other official reports of occurrence

 

 

 

 

or previous inspections

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obtain weather report (if weather is a factor)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obtain instruction manuals (if product involved)

 

 

 

_____Obtain safety manuals (if FELA case)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diagram scene

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obtain reports of prior hearings or administrative proceedings

 

 

 

 

 

Verify corporation name and registered agent

 

 

 

_____Determine if Family Purpose Doctrine applies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obtain insurance coverage of client (DEC PAGE if possible)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepare litigation summary

 

 

2.

WITNESS INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

 

 

Interview adverse party witnesses

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consult expert

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interview other witnesses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A.

 

 

 

C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.

 

 

D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further interview with client

 

 

 

3.PHOTOGRAPHS

Vehicles or products involved

Scene of occurrence (including accident scene or surrounding area, skid marks, construction, etc.)

_____ Mapquest area of accident

Photos of injuries or damages Photos of repairs or treatment Other photos

4.DAMAGES

Obtain hospital records; physician's records

Obtain income tax returns

Obtain and verify loss of time and income

Secure copies of all bills

List all expenses and special damages

_____Mortality Table (to support Loss of Earning Capacity)

_____Loss of Earning Capacity Evaluation/Functional Capacity Evaluation

Obtain amount of subrogation interests

Get expert opinion (or Jury Verdict Research) on verdict range

5.PHYSICAL EXHIBITS AND WITNESSES Secure all physical evidence for exhibits

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_____Chain of Custody secure????

Secure all correspondence by parties to other parties Secure all of client's internal memos of occurrence Prepare charts and demonstrative exhibits Prepare witness sheet for each witness

_____Witness List

_____Exhibit List

_____Review pleadings to ensure all elements of damage have proof

6.OTHER FACT GATHERING A.

B.

C.

D.

E.

7.PRE-TRIAL LEGAL MATTERS

Complaint served (Date:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jurisdiction and venue checked (County and city of trial:

 

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jury demanded (

yes or

 

no)(

6

9

 

 

12 person)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer served;

 

 

 

 

Third party complaint served

 

 

 

 

 

Counterclaims, cross-claims and reply (if necessary)

 

 

 

 

 

Summary of pleadings prepared

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our interrogatories sent out to adverse parties

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further (if needed) interrogatories sent out to

 

 

.

 

 

 

Documents and things inspected

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depositions taken of:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other parties;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our client

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Their experts;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our experts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Occurrence and damages' witnesses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depositions transcribed and summarized

_____Medical records timeline

Demands for admissions served Motions disposed of

Legal research completed

First review letter sent to client on

Supplement interrogatory answers as/if needed

Certificate of Readiness served; Trial date set for:

Judge assigned:

8.

OTHER LEGAL WORK

 

 

 

 

A.

 

 

 

 

 

B.

 

 

 

 

 

C.

 

 

 

 

 

D.

 

 

9.

FINAL PREPARATION FOR TRIAL

 

 

Final review letter sent to client on

with trial prep time/date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

List exhibits expected for each party

 

 

 

Check pleadings for amendments needed

 

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Again check answers to interrogatories for supplements

Requested jury instructions prepared to be sent to judge on

Prepare Pre-Trial Motions/Motions in Limine

Trial memo prepared to be sent to judge on

Order special needs for trial (VCR/DVD/TV/Elmo, etc.)

_____Verify trial date with Bailiff

 

 

 

Questions prepared for each witness

 

 

Our witnesses alerted

 

 

Prepare subpoena for witnesses where needed

 

 

Conferences with witnesses

 

 

 

 

 

A.

 

 

 

C.

 

 

 

 

B.

 

 

 

D.

 

Jury list obtained and checked

 

 

Voir dire questions prepared

 

 

Opening statement prepared

 

 

Closing argument notes prepared before trial

 

10.SETTLEMENT SUMMARY Our client has authorized We offered

They offered

Subrogation Liens Handled?________________________________________

11.POST-TRIAL

Appealable Issues?________________________________________________

Motion for New Trial?_____________________________________________

Ordered Transcript?_______________________________________________

Ordered Bill of Exceptions?_________________________________________

Docketed Appeal Deadlines?________________________________________

Received Settlement Check_________________________________________

Filed Dismissal and Satisfaction?____________________________________

Close File?______________________________________________________

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Module Four

Choosing Your Software

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Module Four. Choosing Your Software

Common software:

Outlook

Word

Excel

Time Matters database

Adobe Acrobat Professional

Summation

Sanctions

CaseMap

The information you enter in the database is often determined by the type of case. Some information is standard, regardless of the type of case:

Basic client information, including name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, web address, spouse and children, date of birth, social security number(s)

What will you try to prove? Include the five W’s of investigation:

Who?

What?

When?

Where?

Why?

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You must know exactly what is in your file and its purpose.

Utilize all available resources when you’re preparing for trial. (See attached resources)

What to do if your firm uses only hard files:

See attached logs for organizing your file during the discovery process.

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You must know

the basic facts and issues

how to locate each key document

how to locate each piece of relevant information

Use the Summary of Evidence Log to keep track of issues and evidence.

There are benefits to using a computerized case management system.

ability to share files

usually include calendar and docketing functions

makes the firm’s malpractice insurance carrier very happy

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FAVORITE WEBSITE LINKS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business Annual Reports

http://www.annualreports.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Information

http://finance.yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Information

http://www.bloomberg.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Information

http://www.smartmoney.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Damages Calculations Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States Life Tables

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/lftbls/life/1966.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claims Resources

http://www.claimspages.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blood Alcohol Analysis Calculator

http://www.claimspages.com/tools/bac.asp?catid=1&cat=Automotive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Length Conversion Calculator

http://www.claimspages.com/tools/length.asp?catid=1&cat=Automotive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skid Speed Calculator

http://www.claimspages.com/tools/skidspeed.asp?catid=1&cat=Automotive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speed Conversion Calculator

http://www.claimspages.com/tools/speed.asp?catid=1&cat=Automotive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weight Conversion Calculator

http://www.claimspages.com/tools/weight.asp?catid=1&cat=Automotive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Present Value Future Value Calculator

http://www.claimspages.com/tools/vom.asp?catid=3&cat=Liability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation Calculator

http://www.claimspages.com/tools/depreciation.asp?catid=2&cat=Property

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loss Compensation Calculator

http://www.lostcompensation.com/calc.asp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelly Blue Book Auto Values

http://www.kbb.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dictionaries/Thesaurus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Dictionary

http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Dictionary

http://dictionary.law.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Language Legal Dictionary

http://www.nolo.com/glossary.cfm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roget's II Thesaurus

http://education.yahoo.com/reference/thesaurus/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subject Index/Encyclopedia/Newspapers

http://www.refdesk.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia

http://www.encyclopedia.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Court Websites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

US District Court of Nebraska

http://www.ned.uscourts.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Judicial Center

http://www.fjc.gov/federal/courts.nsf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PACER

http://pacer.psc.uscourts.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About E-Filing

http://www.uscourts.gov/cmecf/cmecf_about.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Government

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government Guide

http://www.governmentguide.com/main.adp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislative Information

http://thomas.loc.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

US Government Blue Pages

http://www.usbluepages.gov/gsabluepages/default.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Request Military Records

http://www.archives.gov/research_room/vetrecs/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confidential Documents

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OSHA Regulations

http://www.osha.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission

http://cpsc.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC Securities Database

http://www.sec.gov/edgarhp.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Sex Offender Registry

http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cid/cac/states.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filing a Governmental Tort Claim

http://www.sf95.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Stats

http://www.fedstats.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CyberCemetery-Websites of defunct US Gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agencies and Commissions

http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/default.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government Articles

http://dir.yahoo.com/government/law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topical information including government, law,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

references, etc.

http://dir.yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health & Wellness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health & Wellness Calculators

http://www.healthcalculators.org/calc_index.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deep Web Health Search

http://www.mammahealth.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa Legal Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa Code & Supplements

http://coolice.legis.state.ia.us/Cool-ICE/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=IowaCode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa WC Law

http://www.workerscompensation.com/iowa/quickfacts/glance.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa Legislature

http://www.legis.state.ia.us/Rules2.html

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Iowa Judicial Branch

http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa Insurance Division

http://www.iid.state.ia.us/agent_company_search/find_insuranceco.asp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa Corporation Search

http://www.sos.state.ia.us/corp/corp_search.asp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa CLE

http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/Professional_Regulation/Attorney_RegulationCommissions/CLE/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Languages

Free Translator

http://www.babelfish.altavista.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.nvtc.gov.lotw

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Blogs/General Legal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topical index, law blogs, legal podcasts

http://www.justia.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Legal Resource Guide - most

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

comprehensive free for state statutes and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

codes

http://www.ilrg.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Libraries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Libraries in the United States

http://www.librarysites.info/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Library Commission

http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Information/Cornell Law School

http://www.law.cornell.edu/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cornell Law Library

http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern California Assoc of Law Libraries

http://www.nocall.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco Law Library

http://www.sfgov.org/sfll

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Virtual Library

http://www.libraryspot.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Librarian's Index to the Internet

http://lii.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Public Library

http://www.ipl.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Librarian

http://www.digital-librarian.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electronic Reference Desk

http://law.emory.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal News & Education

http://jurist.law.pitt.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online dictionary and search engine

http://www.webopedia.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet dictionary/Text Message Shorthand

http://www.netlingo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Librarian RRS Engine (Beta Site)

http://libworm.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Information Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anatomy

http://www.innerbody.com/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http:/www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anatomy - Grey's Anatomy

http://www.bartleby.com/107/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tips for Requesting & Reviewing Med Recs

http://www.attorneysmedicalservices.com/printmedrecords.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Virtual Body Tours

http://www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns_home.jsp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anesthesiology:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.abanes.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://ww.asahq.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardiology:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://ww.acc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://ww.asecho.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://ww.americanheart.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiropractic:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.amerchiro.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.chiromed.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.nysca.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency Services:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.aaem.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.abem.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.acep.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Endocrinology:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.aace.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.women-in-endo.org

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http://www.diabetes.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.about.com (search under thyroid)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gastroenterology/Liver:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.acg.gi.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.gastro.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.asge.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.sgna.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.liverfoundation.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Medicine:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.aafp.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.abms.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.ama-assn.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.aamc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.nysafp.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.nycms.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hematology:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.hematology.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iatrogenic Injuries:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.iatrogenic.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Immunology:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.ashi-hla.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.aaaai.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Infectious Disease:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.idac.org/idlinks.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/id_links.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.amm.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internal Medicine:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://ww.acponline.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.abim.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.sgim.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obstetrics/Gynecology:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.acog.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.abog.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Abbreviations

http://www.medilexicon.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MedSpeak

http://www.mlanet.org/resources/medspeak/topten.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Dictionary

http://medterms.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Terminology

http://mywebmd.com/encyclopedia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mplusdictionary.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://medmatrix.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.edae.gr/dictionaries.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.medicinenet.com (then click on dictionary)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.4woman.org/nwhic/references/dictionary.htm (on line med dictionaries and journals)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.thebody.com/treat/gloss.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical-Related Sites:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.sciencekomm.at/links/medicine.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.emedicinehealth.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.mayoclinic.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.webmd.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http:/hsclibrary.uchsc.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.merck.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MedLine Plus/Health Questions

http://www.medlineplus.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midwifery:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.acnm.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neurology:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.stroke.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.aan.com/

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http://www.neuroguide.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oncology:

http://www.asco.org

http://www.cancernet.nci.nih.gov

http://www.oncolink.upenn.edu

http://www.cancer.org

Opthamology

http://www.eyenet.org

http://www.ascrs.org

http://www.asoprs.org

http://www.glaucoma-foundation.org/info/

Optometry

http://www.aaopt.org

http://www.aoanet.org

Orthopedics

http://www.aaos.org

http://www.sportsmed.org

Pediatrics

http://www.aap.org

Pharmacy

http://www.aphanet.org

Physical Therapy

http://www.aaptnet.org

http://www.apta.org

http://www.nationalrehab.org

Physiology

http://www.getbodysmart.com

Plastic Surgery

http://www.facial-plastic-surgery.org

http://www.plasticsurgery.org

Podiatry

http://www.apma.org

http://www.footandankle.com/podmed/

Preventative Medicine

http://www.acpm.org

Psychiatry

http://www.abpn.com

http://www.psych.org

Pulmonology

http://www.lungusa.org

http://www.aarc.org/

http://www.chestnet.org/

http://www.thoracic.org/

Radiology

http://www.asrt.org

http://www.rsna.org

http://www.acr.org

Rheumatology

http://www.rheumatology.org

http://www.arthritis.org

Spinal Chord

http://www.spinalinjury.net

http://www.makoa.org/sci.htm

http://www.sci-info-pages.com

Surgery

http://www.facs.org

http://www.acfas.org (foot and ankle)

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Maps

http://www.fascrs.org (colon and rectal surgeons)

http://www.womensurgeons.org

Urology:

http://www.auanet.org

http://www.kidney.org

Vascular Medicine

http://www.svmb.org

Patient Safety Links & Literature

http://scilib.ucsd.edu/bml/safety.htm

MedWeb Plus

http://www.medwebplus.com/

PubMed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?DB=pubmed

MedScape

http://www.medscape.com/home

HealthGate

http://www.healthgate.com/

Chemical Finder

http://chemfinder.cambridgesoft.com/

Chemical Health & Safety Data

http://www.ehponline.org/

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/

Medical World Search

http://www.mwsearch.com/mwsframetemplate.htm?http://www.mwsearch.com/

MedNets

http://www.mednets.com/

Health Finder

http://www.healthfinder.gov/

Standards of Care

http://www.guidelines.gov/

NeuroSciences on the Internet

http://www.neuroguide.com/

Health A to Z

https://www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/clients/haz/general/custom/default.jsp

HealthWorld Legal Legislative Center

http://www.healthy.net/

Health Hippo

http://hippo.findlaw.com/hippohome.html

National Health Information Center

http://www.health.gov/nhic/

Centers for Disease Control

http://www.cdc.gov/

Food and Drug Administration

http://www.fda.gov/

National Center for Health Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/default.htm

Combined Health Information Database

http://198.232.250.114//

Environmental Protection Agency

http://www.epa.gov/

Directory of State Medical Boards

http://www.fsmb.org/directory_smb.html

Maps and Arial Photographs

http://terraserver-usa.com

 

 

 

http://www.mapquest.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://earth.google.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freedom of Information Act Requests

http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/foia/howtofoia.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Solutions to Windows Problems

http://www.windowssecrets.com/winfind/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compositions Tips/Writing Style

http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finding Articles

http://www.findarticles.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News Archives

http://www.ibiblio.org/slanews/internet/archives.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today's Front Pages - NEWS

http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journalism-Finding Data on Internet

http://nilesonline.com/data/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OnLine Investigator

http://www.einvestigator.com/members/reference/ssn.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company Research

http://online.wsj.com/public/us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company Research

http://www.companylink.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NonProfit Company Research

http://www.guidestar.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign/Domestic Company Search

http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PowerPoint Tips

http://www.powerpointanswers.com/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graph Paper

http://incompetech.com/beta/plainGraphPaper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Airline Bookings (23 different airlines)

http://www.seatguru.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tracking Packages (different carriers)

http://www.packtrack.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Time Server

http://www.worldtimeserver.com/current_time_in_BO.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Organizations

http://www.weddles.com/associations/index.cfm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Identity Theft

http://www.idtheftcenter.org/index.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.consumer.gov/idtheft/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Law and Policy Institutions Guide

http://www.lpig.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History - Time Capsule

http://dmarie.com/timecap/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Comics

http://www.comics.com/categories/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Boards & Commissions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commission of Industrial Relations

http://www.ncir.ne.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors

http://www.sso.state.ne.us/bels/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Dept of Natural Resources

http://www.dnr.ne.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Library Commission

http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NE Public Employees Retirement System

http://www.npers.ne.gov/home.jsp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NE Public Service Commission

http://www.psc.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tax Equalization & Review Commission

http://www.terc.ne.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Counties Websites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Counties

http://www.nebraska.gov/counties.phtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas County

http://www.co.douglas.ne.us/explorer.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarpy County Property Search

http://www.sarpy.com/assessor/property-search.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas County Property Search

http://dotccms.dotcomm.org:8080/infoglueDeliverLive/ViewPage.action?repositoryName=dcassessor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Executive Branch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Department of Insurance

http://www.doi.ne.gov/appointments/search/index.cgi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Government

http://www.nebraska.gov/service_info.phtml?service_id=2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Administrative Services

http://www.das.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Agriculture

http://www.agr.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Economic Development

http://www.neded.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Education

http://www.nde.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Insurance

http://www.doi.ne.gov//

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Workforce Development

http://www.dol.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Banking and Finance

http://www.ndbf.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporation Inquiry

https://www.nebraska.gov/sos/corp/corpsearch.cgi?nav=search

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DMV

http://www.dmv.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Attorney General

http://www.ago.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Revenue

http://www.revenue.state.ne.us/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

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Nebraska Energy Office

http://www.neo.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Governor

http://www.gov.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health & Human Services

http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HHS System Aging Services

http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/ags/agsindex.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lt. Governor

http://www.ltgov.ne.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary of State

http://www.sos.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Tourism

http://visitnebraska.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Property Assessment & Taxation

http://pat.nol.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Judicial Branch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas County Judicial District 4

http://www.co.douglas.ne.us/dept/districtcourt/index.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebr Ct of Appeals Judges

http://court.nol.org/judges/appealsjudges.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebr Supreme Court Judges

http://court.nol.org/judges/scjudges.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska State Bar Association

http://www.nebar.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of Nebraska Judicial Branch

http://court.nol.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

US District Court of Nebraska

http://www.ned.uscourts.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NE Supreme Court Calendar

http://court.nol.org/calendar/calendars.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NE Clerk of Supreme Ct & Ct of Appeals

http://court.nol.org/clerk/scclerk.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

District Court of NE - 8th Judicial District

http://dc8.nol.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska County Courts

http://court.nol.org/judges/countycourt.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NE WC First Report Request

https://www.nebraska.gov/WC/records.phtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Juvenile Courts

http://court.nol.org/judges/juvenilecourt.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Work Comp Court

http://www.wcc.ne.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States Courts

http://www.uscourts.gov/courtlinks/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State Court Web Sites

http://www.ncsconline.org/D_KIS/info_court_web_sites.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska District Court Clerks

http://www.co.lincoln.ne.us/content/clrk_dist_crt/statecdc.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Legal Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doctor/Lawyer Search

http://www.dr-411.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Law Express

http://www.nebar.com/resources/nelawexpress/index.htm#2006fed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska State Bar Association

http://www.nebar.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paralegal Gateway - Lawyer Jokes

http://www.paralegalgateway.com/lawyerjokes.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLRX Forms and Dockets

http://www.llrx.com/courtrules/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USDC-NE Local Rules

http://www.ned.uscourts.gov/localrules/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find a Police Department

http://www.usacops.com/calendar/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Police Information

http://www.nebraskapolice.info/home.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Work Comp Info

http://www.workerscompensation.com/nebraska.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Work Comp Court

http://www.wcc.ne.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Legislative Branch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Legislative Reports

http://www.unicam.state.ne.us/reports/index.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Legislative Committees

http://www.unicam.state.ne.us/committees/index.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Bills & Documents

http://www.unicam.state.ne.us/documents/bills.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Business Statutes

http://assist.neded.org/statutes.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Constitution

http://info.neded.org/stathand/parttwo/nebconst.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Legislative Documents

http://www.unicam.state.ne.us/documents/index.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Statutes Search

http://www.unicam.state.ne.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Medical Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ambulance Services Search

http://www.magicyellow.com/category/Ambulance_Service/Cities.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Chiropractic Association

http://www.amerchiro.org/search/memsearch.cfm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check Medical Complaints on NE Doctor

http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/reg/regindex.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doctor/Lawyer Search

http://www.dr-411.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Nebraska Physicians

http://www.nebraska.gov/LISSearch/search.cgi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa Doctor Finder

http://www.docboard.org/ia/df/iasearch.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Courtroom Illustrations

http://www.highimpactlit.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical License Search

http://www.healthlinksusa.com/license_lookup/medical_license_lookup.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Chiropractic Association

http://www.nechiropractic.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Physician License Information

http://www.nebraska.gov/LISSearch/search.cgi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMA Doctor Finder

http://www.ama-assn.org/apps/captcha/verify.cgi?reason=nocookie&method=GET&url=http://webapps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/disclaimer.jsp

 

 

 

 

 

26

 

UNMC Physicians

http://www.unmcphysicians.com/ttg-uma/public/index.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drug Names Pronounced

http://www.csmwm.org/Pronouncing/dictionary.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska State Info Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Quick Facts

http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/31000.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Government

http://www.nebraska.gov/index.phtml?section=nol

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newspapers

Online Newspapers

http://www.onlinenewspapers.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Injury Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Injury Stat of Limitations

http://law.freeadvice.com/resources/personal_injury_statute_of_limitations.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Admin.

http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Transportation Safety Board

http://www.ntsb.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

http://www.iihs.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmacy Info Online

http://www.pharmweb.net/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drug Information

http://www.usp.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical Information Network

http://www.centerwatch.com/pharminfonet/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drug Facts and Comparisons

http://www.factsandcomparisons.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

http://www.ismp.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Products Liability Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Safety Codes

http://www.osufiret.com/text files/code links.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Product Safety Information

http://www.safetylit.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recall Warnings

http://www.recall-warnings.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consumer Fraud

http://www.consumer.gov/sentinel/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

US Consumer Products Safety Commission

http://www.cpsc.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Institute of Standards & Technology

http://www.nist.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How Stuff Works

http://www.howstuffworks.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QuickSearch Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dictionary Search

http://dictionary.reference.com/search

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Google Search

http://www.google.com/webhp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock Symbol Search

http://stocks.tradingcharts.com/stocks/symbols/b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Urban Dictionary Quick Search

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=%s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wikepedia Search

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%25s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

People Search

http://www.addresses.com/public_records.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reverse Phone Directory Search

http://www.reversephonedirectory.com/whitepages/phone/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broad Search

http://www.infoseek.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finding People

http://www.whowhere.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free People Search

http://www.free-peoplesearch.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tips/Info to Find People

http://www.meta-people-search.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Search for Email Addresses

http://www.four11.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Street Address from phone/email

http://www.databaseamerica.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Street Address from phone/email

http://www.iaf.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Phone Number Search

http://www.worldpages.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Record Search

http://www.pretrieve.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Record Search

http://www.searchsystems.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finding Web Addresses

http://www.networksolutions.com/whois/index.jsp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live Search

http://www.live.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Reference

http://www.mamma.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Search

http://www.ask.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.alltheweb.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and People Finders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learned Treatises

http://www.scholar.google.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and Locate

http://www.accurint.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Conduct Research

http://www.lpig.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cybertimes Navigator Research

http://tech.nytimes.com/top/news/technology/cybertimesnavigator/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guide to Law Online

http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/

 

 

 

 

 

27

 

Martindale's Reference Center

http://www.martindalecenter.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facts, Quick Reference, News and More

http://www.allrefer.com

 

 

 

 

 

General Information

http://www.infoplease.com

 

 

 

 

 

Zip Codes, area codes, free lookups

http://www.melissadata.com/lookups

 

 

 

 

 

Free People Search

http://www.zabasearch.com

 

 

 

 

 

Email addresses, postal info.

http://www.addresses.com

 

 

 

 

 

PI Links

http:/www.investigator-links.com

 

 

 

 

 

Pawnshop Database

http://www.juststolen.net/pawnshop_database/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rules of Court & Forms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County Court General Rules

http://court.nol.org/rules/Countyct_13.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Judicial Branch Information

http://court.nol.org/community/cindex.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court Court of Appeals Rules

http://court.nol.org/rules/pracproc.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Trial Court Local Rules Index

http://court.nol.org/trialcourt/

 

 

 

 

 

Uniform District Court Rules

http://court.nol.org/rules/DISTRICT_28.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Nebraska Statutes of Limitations

http://www.statutes-of-limitations.com/nebraska.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Subpoena On-Line Form

http://www.mow.uscourts.gov/Formpage/districtforms/ao88.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

Public Access to Court Records

http://www.courtaccess.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State Legal Docs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Docs by State

http://www.kautzlaw.com/links1.htm

 

 

 

 

 

State Statutes by Topic - ALL STATES

http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/state_statutes.html

 

 

 

 

 

Uniform Rules of Evidence Locator

http://www.law.cornell.edu/uniform/evidence.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blog Search

http://www.bloghop.com/search.htm?action=checkit

 

 

 

 

 

Text Message Shorthand

http://www.netlingo.com

 

 

 

 

 

Podcast Locator

http://www.podanza.com

 

 

 

 

 

IT Terms

http://www.techweb.com/encyclopedia

 

 

 

 

 

Abbreviations Search

http://www.abreviations.com

 

 

 

 

 

Track Internet Technology/Search Engines

http://www.pandia.com

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Technology

http://www.techmeme.com

 

 

 

 

 

Who owns website

http://www.allwhois.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trip Planning

http://www.tripadvisor.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weather

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Weather Service Climate

http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php?wfo=oax

 

 

 

 

 

Climate Data for Exhibits

http://ols.ncdc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/nndc/buyOL-001.cgi?FNC=qname__Aswoqmain_htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

Prior an d/ or Un related Medical

Case Nam e:

J erom e Ph illips v. Ch ristoph er Allen

 

Case ID: Doc. 10 67

No. 493

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Provider

Medical Treatm en t

 

Im pairm en t or

Medical

Privilege

Colum n 4

Reason for Treatm en t

 

Date Produced

 

Notes

 

 

 

 

Perm an en cy

Records?

Assessed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

Med icat ion s

Case Nam e:

 

 

 

Case ID:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Provider

Medication

 

Medical

Date

Privilege

Not es

Reason for Prescription

Produced

Assessed

 

 

 

 

Records?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

Ph otograph Log

Case Nam e:

 

 

 

Case ID:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ph ot ogr ap

 

Date

Tim e

 

Wh ere

Location of Origin al

Pr od u ced

Offered as

Exh ibit

Description

Ph otograph e

Ph otograph er

h No.

Ph otograph ed

Ph otograph ed

Ph otos/ Negatives

?

Exh ibit?

#

 

d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

Production Log

Case Nam e:

 

 

 

Case ID:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Docu m en t

Bat es

Auth or

Date Produced

Produced By

Privileges Asserted Not es

 

Date of Docum en t

 

Num bers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

32

Privilege Log

Case Nam e:Case ID:

Start

En d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bates

Doc Date

Auth or

Recipien t

CC

Docum en t

Privilege Description

Privilege Sum m ary

Location of Docum en t

Bates No.

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

33

Sum m ary of Eviden ce

Case Nam e:Case ID:

Evid en ce

Bates

Date

Source

Relevan ce

Foun dation

Objection

Supportin g

Rulin g

Num bers

Exh ibits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

Trial Notebook Techniques and Strategies

www.paralegalmentor.com

Module Five

Detailing Your Trial Notebook

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All Rights Reserved

35

Trial Notebook Techniques and Strategies

www.paralegalmentor.com

Module Five. Detailing Your Trial Notebook

Developing a one page summary of the case helps organize trial issues at the front of the trial notebook. Include:

Case caption

Pertinent dates and times

Brief summary of the facts, damages, claimed liability and applicable defenses

Major witnesses

Add a timeline or chronology. Can use a specific software program, if available, or Word or Excel.

It’s time to:

Review the Pretrial Order for deadlines and orders on procedure (caution: deadlines change!)

Be sure you know the rules of the jurisdiction where the trial will take place

Review local rules regarding pretrial, trial, exhibits and witnesses

©2010 Vicki Voisin Inc and Christina L. Koch ACP

All Rights Reserved

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Trial Notebook Techniques and Strategies

www.paralegalmentor.com

Familiarize yourself with the Judge and how he/she handles his/her courtroom, especially what technology he/she allows. Visit the courtroom. Know the Judge’s expectations.

When does the Judge conduct pretrial motions?

Does the Judge conduct a jury instruction conference?

What preferences does the Judge have for the format of the jury instructions?

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All Rights Reserved

37

CASE SUMMARY

 

Name and Address

 

 

 

 

Phone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Occupation and Employer if Client is Individual or Person to Contact and Title if Client is

Phone

 

Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insurer If Any

 

Claims Mgr. And Phone Number

Claim No.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical

 

Property

Wage Loss

Other Specials and General Damage Details:

 

Specials

 

Damages

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loss of Consortium

Family Purpose Doctrine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location of Accident

 

 

 

 

 

VENUE/JURISDICTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Court and Judge

 

Docket and Page

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date and Time of Accident

 

Weather

 

 

 

ACCIDENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liability

Causation

Damages

Other???

 

 

 

TRIAL ISSUES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Injuries Claimed:

 

 

 

 

 

NATURE OF CASE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elements of Claim:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short Description of Case and Claims Made:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary:

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIENS/SUBROS

Summary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

38

39

40

41

42

Mirror Lake Ski Accident

Event Name

Start

Start

End

Category

Date

Time

Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accident reported by cell phone

Jul 25

10:55 AM

 

Cell Phone Records

2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accident occurs

Jul 25

11:15 AM

 

Water Ski Patrol Accident

2005

 

Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Ski Patrol summoned

Jul 25

11:17 AM

 

Water Ski Patrol Accident

2005

 

Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Ski Patrol arrives on scene

Jul 25

11:20 AM

 

Water Ski Patrol Accident

2005

 

Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patient departs on boat

Jul 25

11:30 AM

 

Water Ski Patrol Accident

2005

 

Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patient arrives at Lakeside Clinic

Jul 25

11:35 AM

 

Water Ski Patrol Accident

2005

 

Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County Ambulance request and arrival

Jul 25

11:47 AM

1:52 PM

Lakeside Clinic Medical

2005

Reports

 

 

 

 

 

County Ambulance travels to Johnson

Jul 25

2:01 PM

3:43 PM

Johnson Hospital Records

Hospital

2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patient undergoes surgery to attempt

Jul 25

4:30 PM

6:49 PM

Johnson Hospital Records

repair

2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amputation Surgery

Jul 25

9:00 PM

11:00

Johnson Hospital Records

2005

PM

 

 

 

Created with Timeline Maker Professional on Feb 06 2010

43

Medical Tim elin e

Case Nam e:

 

 

DOA:

 

Doc.

Page

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Provider

Medical Treatm en t

Ch arges In curred

Prescription s

Ph ysician

 

Not es

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

44

Medical Bill Tracker

CLIENTDOA:

 

Total billed

$0.00

Total out-of-pocket paid

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Paid by MedPay

$0.00

Total due

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Paid by Insurance

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Write-Offs

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provider Write-Off

 

 

 

Billing Party

Statement

Description

 

MedPay

MedPay

Insurance

Insurance

Out-of-Pocket

or Negotiated

 

 

Date of Service

Name

Number

of Services

Total Amount Billed

Adjustment

Payment

Adjustment

Payment

Expenses Paid

Discount

Check Number Amount Due

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0.00

 

 

 

Totals

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

 

 

$0.00

Property Damage Settlement: $5,200.55

BCBS Subro - UNKNOWN

State Farm Subro - PD ONLY - $5,200.55

State Farm Subro - MedPay - $1,000.00

45

LITIGATION PRETRIAL CHECKLIST

____Trial Theme? ________________________________________________

____Attorney/Paralegal Trial Strategy Meeting?

____Legal research completed

____Jurisdiction and venue checked (county of trial)

____Local rules reviewed and docketed?

____Jury demanded (___yes ___no) (no. of persons ____)

____Complaint served (date): __________

____Answer served (date): ____________

____Counterclaims, Cross-claims and Reply (if necessary) (date): __________

____ Experts

_____ Experts Designated

_____ Expert CV, Publications and prior testimony received and reviewed

_____ Expert Report Received

_____ Expert Interrogatory Answered and reviewed for supplementation

_____ Depositions completed?

____ Witness List Prepared

_____Subpoenas necessary for trial?

_____Depositions reviewed and summarized?

_____Deposition objections need to be ruled on?

____Motions made and served

____Daubert Motions

____Motions in Limine

____Other Pretrial Motions?

_____Exhibit List Prepared

____Exhibit log reviewed to include exhibits from depositions and hearings

____Mortality Table included?

____ Included video depositions taken and yet to be taken (and written transcripts)

____ Demonstrative exhibits?

____ Objections that need ruled on?

_____Prepare Statement of the Case

_____Prepare proposed Jury Instructions?

_____Prepare proposed Verdict forms?

_____Special needs for trial? (Elmo, DVD/TV, interpretters?)

_____Review Judge’s preferences with bailiff/technology allowed in courtroom

_____Additional docketing necessary?

_____Notify witnesses of trial date?

_____Other issues for trial?

Motion Dates:_______________________________________________________________________

Pretrial

Date:______________________________________________________________________________

Trial Dates:_________________________________________________________________________

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Module Six. Trial Notebook Sections

Start your OFFICIAL trial notebook two to four weeks prior to trial. Begin with a review of the pleadings.

Reminds you what your case is about.

What are your issues?

What elements of claims are admitted, could be stipulated to, or will become important litigation issues?

Know what you have to prove.

Determine what evidence is necessary to prove the case.

Know the burden of proof.

Drafting the proposed Jury Instructions may help you focus on what the jury will be looking at when they go to the jury room.

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Review your documents and your list of witnesses; do this by summarizing discovery and depositions.

Are you missing key documents?

Do you know how to locate your witnesses?

Do you need to subpoena any witnesses?

Begin separating the sections of your trial notebook, usually with Voir Dire, Opening Statements and Closing Arguments.

Add pleadings, motions and discovery.

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Motion in Limine: filed to exclude objectionable or prejudicial information from trial.

Daubert Motion: a special type of Motion in Limine used to exclude expert testimony. The standard was set by Daubert v Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals, 509 US 579 (1993).

Motion for Summary Judgment: filed when there are no material issues of fact and the case can be dismissed based solely on the issues of law.

Witnesses:

Each witness has a tab, a Witness Summary and list of exhibits to be used

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Prepare the witness for testifying:

Include the witness’s deposition summary.

Two ways to organize the witnesses behind the witness tab:

Alphabetically

By order of appearance at trial

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Expert witnesses: Do your research!

Have you responded to discovery requests?

Exhibits

Explore Court Rules and know State and Federal rules regarding exhibits.

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Start your Exhibit List at the first hearing or deposition. Use an Exhibit Log.

Be sure you have enough copies of exhibits for trial! Tips for keeping them organized:

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Jury Instructions/Trial Briefs

This section includes a copy of the Jury Instructions and trial briefs filed by all parties.

Summarize any differences in the Jury Instructions from each party.

Settlement Damages

Summarize your settlement numbers, subrogation, liens, out-of-pocket costs and Medicare set- aside issues. Also include a list of special damages and general damages.

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Consider including a settlement spreadsheet.

Include settlement demands and offers.

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JURY SELECTION DIAGRAM

Juror #1

Juror #2

Juror #3

Juror #4

Juror #5

Juror #6

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juror #7

Juror #8

Juror #9

Juror #10

Juror #11

Juror #12

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juror #13

Juror #14

Juror #15

Juror #16

Juror #17

Juror #18

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Name:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Employer:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Phone:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

Notes:

JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC JS PS DS SC

JS PS DS SC JS

PS DS SC JS PS

DS SC

 

 

 

 

 

KEY: JS – Judge Struck

PS – Plaintiff Struck

DS – Defendant Struck

SC – Struck for Cause

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WITNESS SUMMARY – JANE DOE

WITNESS INFORMATION

Witness name:

Address:

Telephone Number:

Work and/or Fax number:

Cellular Number:

E-Mail:

CHECKLIST

Witness Disclosed in Discovery

Recorded Statements Taken by ____________________________________________

Recorded Statements Obtained and Attached?

Deposition Taken? Date:______________________________

Deposition Transcript Obtained?

Deposition Transcript Summarized?

Exhibits Needed and Prepared?

Conflicts in Testimony?

Other Needs for Trial?

Travel arrangements made, confirmed and witness notified?

SUMMARY OF TESTIMONY

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Exh ibit/ Witn ess Cross-Referen ce Ch art

Case Nam e:

 

 

 

Case ID:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Nam e of In dividual

 

Origin ation

Marked As

Description of Exh ibit

 

Witn ess(es) Eviden ce

Collected

 

Exh ibit Num ber

(Trial/ Depo/ Discovery

Exh ibit?

Wh o Collected Eviden ce

 

)

Relates To

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DEPOSITION OF STEPHEN HUMPHREY

MAY 21, 2008

EMPLOYEE OF KEYSTONE GLASS

LINE AND PAGE

TESTIMONY

5:21 – 6:2

Keystone Glass for 17 years performing installation of

 

glass/repairs/maintenance

9:14 – 20

Re-attached door; set screw rusted away or disintegrated through the

 

years, put door back up, dropped pin back down, stuck wire screw to

 

screw in and broke off – sealed with caulking

10:4-10

Pin lying on the deck also

10:23-25

Top pivot pin breaking can cause the door to fall

11:11-21

Never made inspections of doors or did preventative maintenance at

 

this location; did one at First National Bank in Norfolk, Nebraska that

 

had door closure problem – screws were falling out

14:17 – 15:1

No prior work on the door; no knowledge of any prior by Keystone

 

Glass

19:14-20

DeMarco did not remove door

27:6 – 28:17

Pin not broken, but set screw was missing

30:11-24

No knowledge of door closure installation

32: 6-11

No one worked on door before or since then

36:21 – 37:11

To get set screw out – must be drilled out; he’s taken one out in his

 

career about five years ago

41:25 – 42:11

Hole where screw went in was rusted and corroded; reamed it out by

 

making the hole a little bigger with a drill bit and then threaded screw

 

and cut head off

42:17-19

Somebody has done something to the door since they put door closure

 

on there

45:9-13

Put another set screw in; threaded it and cut head off and then put

 

caulking over it

46:16-24

No knowledge that National Electric touched door

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Exh ibit Log

Case Nam e:

Case ID:

Exh ibit

Exh ibit #

Source of

Offered at

Origin al

Objection s

Rulin gs

Notes

 

 

Exh ibit

(h rg/ depo/ trial)

Main tain ed By

 

 

 

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LYNN S. KING v. Ronald M. Pettis and Crete Carrier Corporation Doc. 1050 No. 804 Personal Injury Special Damages List

Date of birth: 11/29/1953 Age on date of the accident was 53

Life expectancy: 27.1 years on date of the accident

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF INJURIES (If you had to tell a friend in 90 seconds what kind of case you are working on, what would you say the injuries are?)

Shoulders

 

SPECIAL DAMAGES

 

 

HOSPITALS (Name of hospital and date of last billing)

 

 

1.

Creighton/St. Joseph Hospital (1/26/05)

$

1,403.25

2.

Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital (4/14/05)

$

8,009.52

3.

Alegent/Bergan Mercy (4/5/05)

$

215.47

 

 

 

DOCTORS (Name of doctor and date of last billing)

 

 

1.

OrthoWest (8/15/05)

$

8,542.00

2.

Georgetown Medical (4/5/05)

$

350.00

3.

Creighton Medical Associates (1/26/05)

$

224.00

4.

Omaha Orthopaedic Clinic (3/14/05)

$

1,180.00

5.

University Medical Associates (3/10/05)

$

164.00

6.

Ortho Anesthesia Specialist (4/14/05)

$

780.00

 

 

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY, NURSING SERVICES, APPLIANCES, DRUGS

 

 

AND OTHER MEDICAL EXPENSES (Name and date of last billing)

 

 

1.

Physicians Laboratory Services (4/5/05)

$

31.25

2.

Radiology Consultants (4/5/05)

$

35.00

3.

Community Rehab (4/18/05)

$

1,919.00

4.

SUBTOTAL OF MEDICAL

$

22,853.49

 

 

 

TRANSPORTATION AND TEMPORARY HOUSING EXPENSES

$

-0-

 

 

 

AUTOMOBILE DAMAGE -

 

 

Is this Repair Estimates, or Actual Cost of Repair, or Total Loss minus

 

 

Salvage?

$

Paid

Year, Make & Model:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Collision Insurer & Deductible Amt.:

 

 

Market Value Before Accident:

 

 

Market Value After Accident:

 

 

 

 

 

PAST LOSS OF EARNINGS CAPACITY

 

 

(Date of this computation is __/__/__)

$

 

Occupation:

Self-Employed Truck Driver

 

 

Employer:

Self-Employed

 

 

Rate of Pay:

Varied

 

 

Dates Lost From Work: See attached

 

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS OTHER EXPENSES

$

43,725.54

Lost Wages

 

$

4,375.20

Miscellaneous Costs

 

 

 

11% Permanent Impairment of left upper extremity from Dr. Hutton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL DAMAGES TOTAL

$

70,954.23

 

 

 

 

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Module Seven: The Electronic Trial Notebook

Organize the electronic trial notebook simultaneously beginning when the firm is retained. It will mirror your hard file.

Use a nested folder structure.

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EXAMPLE OF NESTED FOLDER STRUCTURE

Smith, John

Pleadings

Correspondence

Exh1.PoliceRpt

Exhibits

Exh2.PhotoA

Exh3.Narrative Report of

Dr. John Doe

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Module Eight. The Trial Preparation

Tip: Meet with your attorney to discuss any equipment you will need for trial:

Television?

DVD player?

Elmo?

Projection screen?

Easel with large notepad?

Markers?

PowerPoint?

Tip: Review your trial checklists to be sure you have included all your evidence.

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Conclusion

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Module Nine. Let’s Summarize

A good trial notebook will help the attorney be better prepared and able to handled unexpected issues and/or arguments during trial.

A good trial notebook consistently focuses on the case strategy and trial theme.

A good trial notebook assists in presenting the best case possible for the client and increases chances of a successful verdict.

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Index of Forms

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Index of Forms

Module

Page

Document

Purpose

 

 

 

 

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Checklist – Trial First Aid Kit

This is a good

 

 

 

checklist to remind you

 

 

 

to verify you have

 

 

 

complete supplies for

 

 

 

your Trial First Aid Kit.

 

 

 

 

3

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Checklist – Civil Trial Notebook

This is a good

 

 

 

checklist that will take

 

 

 

you from beginning of

 

 

 

the file to the end,

 

 

 

preparing for trial.

 

 

 

 

4

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Christi’s Favorite Websites

This is a running list of

 

 

 

websites I use, mostly

 

 

 

for research.

 

 

 

 

4

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Prior or Unrelated Medical

This log will help your

 

 

 

attorneys avoid

 

 

 

surprises at trial. It will

 

 

 

help your attorneys to

 

 

 

identify issues which

 

 

 

may interfere with

 

 

 

symptoms your client

 

 

 

may have which may

 

 

 

not be related to the

 

 

 

accident.

 

 

 

 

4

30

Medication Log

The medication log is

 

 

 

extremely helpful to

 

 

 

determine who

 

 

 

prescribed what

 

 

 

medications and

 

 

 

narrow down what

 

 

 

prescriptions can be

 

 

 

causally related to the

 

 

 

accident.

 

 

 

 

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Page

Document

Purpose

 

 

 

 

4

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Photograph Log

This is a good log to

 

 

 

keep track of

 

 

 

photographs, as well

 

 

 

as the information you

 

 

 

will need for

 

 

 

foundation to get them

 

 

 

admitted at trial.

 

 

 

 

4

32

Production Log

This log will help you

 

 

 

keep track of every

 

 

 

document produced

 

 

 

in discovery

 

 

 

 

4

33

Privilege Log

This log will help you

 

 

 

keep track of

 

 

 

documents you did not

 

 

 

produce due to a claim

 

 

 

of privilege.

 

 

 

 

4

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Summary of Evidence

A good log to use to

 

 

 

keep track of the

 

 

 

evidence necessary

 

 

 

for trial

 

 

 

 

5

38

One Page Case Summary

Put in the front of the

 

 

 

trial notebook as a

 

 

 

quick reference of the

 

 

 

case and related

 

 

 

issues for trial

 

 

 

 

5

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Examples of Chronology/Charts

Great way to show

 

 

 

how you can place

 

 

 

dates and times into

 

 

 

charts and logs for

 

 

 

exhibits or to evaluate

 

 

 

evidence

 

 

 

 

5

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Medical Chronology/Timeline

Helps avoid missing

 

 

 

breaks in treatment;

 

 

 

helps determine

 

 

 

medical causation

 

 

 

issues for trial

 

 

 

 

5

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Medical Timeline

This is just another

 

 

 

example of a way to

 

 

 

do a timeline if you do

 

 

 

not have a timeline

 

 

 

program.

 

 

 

 

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Document

Purpose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

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Medical Bill Tracker

This is a really good

 

 

 

 

 

way to keep track of

 

 

 

 

 

what bills have been

 

 

 

 

 

paid, who has paid

 

 

 

 

 

them, and what

 

 

 

 

 

subrogations and liens

 

 

 

 

 

are left to be satisfied

 

 

 

 

 

from settlement or

 

 

 

 

 

verdict.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

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Litigation Pretrial Checklist

Helpful to make sure

 

 

 

 

 

you have reviewed all

 

 

 

 

 

elements of your case

 

 

 

 

 

for Pretrial and have

 

 

 

 

 

prepared all relevant

 

 

 

 

 

documents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Juror Box Diagram

This is a good

 

 

 

 

 

example of a box you

 

 

 

 

 

can use during jury

 

 

 

 

 

selection. It will help

 

 

 

 

 

you both during jury

 

 

 

 

 

selection and help you

 

 

 

 

 

record specific details

 

 

 

 

 

for your post-jury

 

 

 

 

 

polling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Witness Summary

This form is important

 

 

 

 

 

as it will help you

 

 

 

 

 

determine what prior

 

 

 

 

 

testimony of the

 

 

 

 

 

witness has been

 

 

 

 

 

obtained.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

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Exhibit Witness Cross Reference

This is a great log to

 

 

 

 

 

use to keep track of

 

 

 

 

 

which exhibits you will

 

 

 

 

 

need for the testimony

 

 

 

 

 

of each witness. It will

 

 

 

 

 

help the attorney

 

 

 

 

 

prepare his testimony

 

 

 

 

 

question lists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Example of Deposition Summary

This is just a basic

 

 

 

 

 

example of a

 

 

 

 

 

deposition summary,

 

 

 

 

 

mostly to give a format

 

 

 

 

 

to new paralegals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Exhibit Log

Helps keep track of

 

 

 

exhibits from the first

 

 

 

deposition or hearing

 

 

 

through trial; avoids

 

 

 

the mistake of having

 

 

 

more than one exhibit

 

 

 

receive the same

 

 

 

number for trial

 

 

 

 

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Damages With Numbers

This is a good

 

 

 

summary of damages

 

 

 

for trial. This is very

 

 

 

good to have on hand

 

 

 

when you get an offer

 

 

 

at mediation or trial.

 

 

 

 

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Example of Nested Folder Structure

This is an example of

 

 

 

how to set up

 

 

 

database folders for

 

 

 

ease of access and

 

 

 

the electronic file for

 

 

 

trial. Your electronic

 

 

 

file should mirror your

 

 

 

hard file.

 

 

 

 

LOCAL RULES:

You can find the link to your federal local rules at: http://www.uscourts.gov/rules/distr- localrules.html. You can find the link to your state trial level local rules at http://www.llrx.com/courtrules.

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