Recently, a jury awarded the largest verdict in Georgia history for $1.7 billion! This is not a standalone case. Unfortunately, runaway verdicts are a frightening reality for defense attorneys. This article is part of a series of articles that offer tips and strategies that defense attorneys should employ to help mitigate the potential of a runaway verdict.
In my previous articles, I discussed taking accountability, giving the jury a specific and reasonable damages number, pain and suffering damages, and humanizing the corporate defendant. This article will focus on a crucial part of trial: the closing.