Philadelphia based LAWYERS’ VIDEO SERVICE is a professional audio / visual production company, experienced in the law and television production. From on-location digital videotaping to presentations at trial, our technical staff provides the practicing attorney an efficient, economical means of using video communications in litigation.

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Ten Commandments of Legal Video

Videotape depositions were first shown in court 50 years ago. Modern jurors expect to be informed with visual evidence, including day-in-the-life documentaries. Legal video, often more powerful than words alone, can backfire. Avoid pitfalls with these strategies of biblical proportions.

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Legal Video Wills?

Is it legal to record your last Will and Testament on video?  To be enforceable, Wills must be in writing and preferably signed in front of at least two witnesses.  A video alone, without a properly executed document, is rarely allowed.  However, there are still appropriate legal reasons to video a Will. When a parent

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Video Drones for Legal Evidence?

If you awaken with a drone at your bedroom window, what should you do, call the police, call a lawyer, or just pull down the shade? In a recent criminal case, a video drone enabled police in South Dakota to find and arrest cattle rustlers. The surveillance occurred without a search warrant since the Supreme

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Sleeping Jurors at Video Depositions?

Jurors fall asleep every day in U.S. courts.  In the federal perjury trial of baseball pitcher Roger Clemens’ steroid usage, two jurors were dismissed for falling asleep. The judge scolded the prosecutors and the defense lawyers for asking too many unnecessary questions and boring the jury.  Imagine if they had to present a video deposition

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Day in the Life Videos Pay

  Getting seven figures for a catastrophic injury does not necessarily mean you got the full value of all damages claimed. Humanize the plaintiffs’ injuries, and emphasize their severity by portraying activities of daily living in ways words never will. A professionally produced Day in the Life video documentary increases the monetary value of the

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