Hindsight Bias of Juries in Personal Injury Actions
Courtroom Strategies to Minimize Negative Effects of Hindsight Bias
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide attorneys with an understanding of hindsight bias in personal injury juries. The panel will offer practical courtroom strategies to reduce the impact of hindsight bias on a jury's decisionmaking.
- Hindsight Bias overview
- Psychology and Hindsight Bias
- Hindsight Bias compared to other forms of courtroom bias
- Hindsight Bias impacts jurors
- How legal standards create bias
- How courts deal with bias
- Recommendations for addressing bias in the litigation process
- Practical tips for minimizing juror bias in the courtroom
- Discovery tactics
- Jury selection tips
- Strategies during trial
- Jury instructions
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What is hindsight bias?
- How does hindsight bias affect decisionmaking by juries in personal injury cases?
- What are the key courtroom strategies that defense counsel can use to reduce the impact of hindsight bias?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Daniel Cooper, Esq.
He is president of a jury consulting firm where he has worked on hundreds of cases including intellectual property,... | Read More
He is president of a jury consulting firm where he has worked on hundreds of cases including intellectual property, antitrust, securities, employment, products liability, professional malpractice, fraud, and contract litigation.Close
Christopher G. Campbell
Mr. Campbell is a partner in the firm’s Product Liability and Mass Tort practice. He has experience in all... | Read More
Mr. Campbell is a partner in the firm’s Product Liability and Mass Tort practice. He has experience in all phases of litigation, including first-chairing jury and bench trials in state and federal courts and arguing appeals. He is co-author of the book Expert Witnesses: Products Liability Cases (West 2009), an in-depth guide to expert witness development in all types of product liability and mass tort matters, including pharmaceutical, toxic torts, automotive, industrial accidents and children's and consumer products.Close