Don’t Let Paying for Case Expenses Restrict the Growth of Your Practice

Work Up Your Case Now. Pay Later. As an attorney, you may feel conflicted about how to prioritize your spending. Investing in your firm is obviously important for keeping your practice thriving, but that big case you’re working on also needs funds for the best chance of success. At FOCUS Case Support Services, we believe that investing in one area should not come at the expense of another. With FOCUS, you can build the best possible case with no cost upfront, giving you the freedom to grow your practice with your remaining budget. How Can FOCUS Help With My Case Expenses? Attorneys typically outsource a number of different functions in building a solid legal case and proving damages: record retrieval, nurse review, medical chronology, court reporting, process serving, etc. FOCUS offers the services to best meet your needs. This means you save time otherwise spent searching for and negotiating with…
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Is Expert Witness Testimony Worth the Cost?

A lawsuit in New York gives an interesting glimpse into the amount spent on expert witness testimony in highly contested litigation. New York’s state government will spend nearly $1 million on expert witnesses alone in Maisto v. New York, a lawsuit brought by school districts over educational funding. This total is almost a third greater than the funds the state expects to expend on attorneys’ fees in the case, demonstrating the importance that the testimony of these witnesses can hold. Experts in Maisto v. New York were testifying about educational resources, but a variety of experts are often required in litigation ranging from small contract disputes to wrongful death claims. Personal injury cases and medical malpractice in particular regularly require medical experts like nurses and physicians to explain complex conditions and procedures in terms a jury can understand. A survey of over 5,000 expert witnesses revealed that medical experts tend…
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