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GMSR’s Ted Xanders and Nadia Sarkis discuss tactics for combating inflated non-economic tort damages in IMLA Municipal Lawyer

In a two-part series published in IMLA Municipal Lawyer, entitled “Reptiles, Picassos, and Stealth Bombers: Combating Inflated Non-economic Tort Damages,” Ted Xanders and Nadia Sarkis discuss various tips for combating tactics that plaintiffs’ lawyers are using in personal-injury actions to increase non-economic damages.  Part One, published in the Nov-Dec 2019 edition, discusses the Reptile Theory and Jury Anchoring.  Part Two, to be published in the Jan-Feb 2020 edition, will discuss Aggressive Closing Arguments and New Trial Motions and Appeals.

To read Part I of the article, click here.