From Trial Lawyers Resource Center is an interesting tip on litigation and medical treatment. Clients have a need for competent medical care and treatment, trial lawyers know from experience those doctors who are the best in their field, but the fact of the referral can cause a problem when presented to a jury. Here's how to deal with it. Unfortunately, the referral is irrelevant and immaterial and totally expected as part of client service, and defense counsel should not be able to make something out of nothing. But some do.
Lawyers Referrals in Car Accident Cases: How to Keep from or Explain to a Jury The Accident and Injury Lawyer Blog has a post on a issue that troubles many accident lawyers in our smaller to mid-sized case: how to explain to a jury the fact that the injury lawyer referred the client to a doctor. This post give some thoughts on the best way to handle the lawyer referral problem.