This article presents key factors that trial attorneys, in-house counsel, and claims professionals involved in medical malpractice or similar matters should consider in evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of a civil jury trial in the midst and wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In doing so, we incorporate data collected by Courtroom Sciences, Inc. (CSI), other current and prior published research results, and social psychological theory. We then provide recommendations for counsel, claims professionals and healthcare providers to consider in achieving favorable trial outcomes in the COVID era.
In this article understand:
- Jurors’ perceptions of healthcare providers and entities
- Jurors’ willingness to serve during the pandemic
- Jurors’ mental health and emotional states
- Jurors’ susceptibility to Reptile tactics
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Michael G. Martin
Attorney, Graves & King LLP
Shannon M. Skelly
Litigation Paralegal, Charleston, South Carolina