nFirst, the plaintiffs’ lawyer, then the
defense lawyer, and then
the plaintiffs’ lawyer in rebuttal, argue to the jury. They comment on the credibility of witnesses, and seek to
persuade the jury to rule in favor of their clients.
nPlaintiffs’ lawyer points out how the
evidence shows the
defendant was at fault in the accident and seeks to justify amounts claimed as
nThe defense lawyer seeks to show the
defendant was not at fault,
or at least at fault to a minor degree, and argues that claims for damages are either unjustified or at least excessive.