Tips For Representing Yourself in a Massachusetts Personal Injury Claim
If you have been involved in a Massachusetts auto accident, slip and fall, dog bite, or any other type of accident, and the case is relatively small, you probably can handle your claim without a lawyer. Here are some tips provided by Nolo that provide a thumb-nail sketch of what you should be aware of when representing yourself in your Massachusetts personal injury case:
Tips for Success in the Courtroom
- Meet your deadlines.
- Watch some trials.
- Choose a judge or jury trial.
- Learn the ropes.
- Learn the elements of your case.
- Make sure your evidence is admissible.
- Prepare a trial notebook.
- Be respectful.
- Don’t interrupt.
- Assert yourself.