nThe defense lawyer will often move for a
directed verdict on the
ground that the plaintiffs have not proved their allegations. In most instances this will be denied, and the defense lawyer will present Mr. Jones and other witnesses to
testify concerning the
nThe defense will likely present the testimony
of a physician who has
examined Ms. Smith and who offers a prognosis that indicates that her injuries and degree of permanency may not be as great as her own doctor has stated. The plaintiffs’
the defense witnesses. The defense then rests its case.