Doctors are in foreign territory when dealing with lawyers. Physicians should understand the lawyer’s limits and be the one to build a team.
When a person asks, “What would you do?” don’t tell the person what you would do. Because you aren’t her.
There is power in victimhood. It sounds counter-intuitive, but hear me out. The dynamics of a civil courtroom, where there is an injured Plaintiff seeking redress from injuries from one who caused an injury by appeal to a third party, are being seen on college campuses. In civil courtrooms, people are claiming emotional distress from… Continue reading Victimhood is a Source of Status – In Colleges and Courtrooms
The Lizard. Appeal to Reptilian Instinct to Survive. Not reason. Not success. Use their fear for your benefit. In 2009, David Ball and Don Keenan released a book titled, “Reptile: the 2009 Manual of the Plaintiff’s Revolution.” This book took the Plaintiff’s bar by storm. The book advises Plaintiff’s attorneys to appeal to the “reptilian”… Continue reading Politics and the Reptile: Tribalism and Politics of Fear and Hate