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TRIAL BY JURY: An Easy to Understand Outline

by Michael Burman

Years of
lower fees than MOST competitors

Injury or Wrongful Death Trial Kentucky or Tennessee

  • The Judge enters Courtroom; everyone stands out of respect for the rule of law.
  • Judge or Court Clerk calls potential Jurors who take seat in jury box.
  • Attorneys on both sides question potential Jurors.
  • Jurors are chosen and seated; those not chosen are allowed to leave.
  • Attorneys give opening arguments; the party bringing the lawsuit goes first.
  • The party bringing the lawsuit puts on evidence and enters exhibits.
  • The party defending the lawsuit puts on evidence and enters exhibits.
  • After all evidence is presented, the Attorneys for each side give closing arguments but this time, the party defending the lawsuit goes first.
  • After closing arguments, the Judge instructs the Jury on the law.
  • The Jury deliberates in the jury room over the jury instructions and evidence.
  • Once the Jury reaches a verdict, the verdict is read by the Judge.
  • The Attorneys are allowed to make legal arguments regarding the verdict.
  • The Judge enters the verdict onto the Court records.
  • Lastly, the Judge dismisses the Jury and thanks them for their service.

About Burman Law

Mike is a death and injury lawyer with 25+ years of experience helping hundreds of accident victims against at-fault drivers and commercial operators of all types. Other lawyers often call Mike for advice with their personal injury lawsuits and wrongful death lawsuits. Once you begin your free case evaluation with Mike, you will know the legal advice is coming from an experienced attorney who knows the law and wants to help you overcome a difficult situation in your life.

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