change, the deciders of facts supported Mrs. Harper and awarded 4.3 million dollars in damages.3.Plaintiff is the party that initiates a lawsuit to enforce his or her rights. In this casethe Plaintiff is Mrs. Jean Harper.4.Defendant is the individual or organization that is the object of the lawsuit, and against whom a lawsuit is brought. The defendant(s) in this case are Dr. Gilchrist and the nursing staff of Richmond Medical Center.
5.Court issued order requiring the nurse to appear at the trial is a subpoena ad testificandum. This seeks an individual’s testimony that is primarily involved in the plaintiff’s care. 6.Deciders of fact would be the Jury in the trial. 7.Pretrial exchange of documents between lawyers is the discovery or e-discovery. This allows all parties to use strategies to discover or obtain information held by other parties. It helps to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the case. 8.Pretrial oral testimony is the deposition. This is where the hospital staff gave theirpretrial oral testimony. 9.Electronic documents are discovered by using the electronic discovery reference model (EDRM). In this case it would be the E-form. 10.Statement at trial is considered the opening statement that outlines what evidence will be heard during the trial.