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Bill Cosby and Jury Bias: Can Jurors Recognize Their Own Biases?

Now more than ever, information is at our fingertips.  While the benefits of this are many, one potential downside has become apparent in the legal system.  The law assures defendants the right to an “impartial” jury.  However, the sheer amount of information available through the rapidly expanding use of technology means that jurors are increasingly […]

How Important is a Consultant’s Win Rate?

With so much at stake when a case seems poised for trial, it’s understandable that clients want attorneys and jury consultants with a history of winning in court.  As a result, many clients – including insurance adjusters, in-house counsel and trial attorneys – will ask jury consultants about their “win rates.”  However, providing a tally […]

Cut the Bull: What Can Trial Consultants Really Do?

With the new TV series “Bull,” airing Tuesdays on CBS, the field of trial consulting is getting a little more attention than it’s used to.  The show, starring Michael Weatherly (formerly of NCIS) as Dr. Jason Bull, is loosely based on the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, who began his work at a Texas-based consulting firm.  The pilot episode included all the dramatics and bells and whistles that one would […]

Reflecting on Our 20 Years at Litigation Insights

As our 20th anniversary year comes to a close, we find ourselves reflecting on the remarkable journey and the influences that paved the way for our success and longevity. From humble beginnings, Litigation Insights evolved into a full-service, nationally recognized leader in the trial consulting field. In a field once characterized by an adherence to […]

Finding Value in Trial Consulting Services: It’s Not about Price

Over the past 20 years of providing top-level trial consulting services, we have seen a number of changes to the business landscape. One of the more recent developments is what could be called the “commoditization” of trial consulting services, (i.e., the rise of limited, one-size-fits-all, inexpensive jury research exercises – anything from quick focus groups […]