Defense Attorneys to Help Each Other Fight ‘Nuclear’ Jury Verdicts

Daily Journal – March 21, 2022

A new trial program to teach defense attorneys how to fight excessive or runaway jury verdicts is set for June in San Diego, but plaintiffs’ lawyers don’t think it is needed.

“There are excellent plaintiffs lawyers out there. They have been getting better and better over the past 15 years. They gather, talk about strategies, and congratulate each other. As for defense lawyers, there is little sharing,” said Robert F. Tyson Jr. of Tyson & Mendes LLP…