June 05, 2012 Articles

Accurately Predicting the Outcome of Your Case

A lawyer's judgement of a case is crucial in knowing how much to settle for, and how to persuade a jury

By Jessica Hoffman Brylo

This article focuses on your ability (or inability) to predict the outcome of your case and where you may be going wrong. Your ability to predict the outcome of the case is important in informing your judgment on when to settle and what amount to settle for, what amount to ask for in trial, as well as whether to take on a case to begin with. If your judgment is off, you may be doing yourself and your client a great disservice.

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