No. 73,646.

261 Kan. 703 (1997)

933 P.2d 757

WADE WILSON, Appellee, v. AMY L. WILLIAMS, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Kansas.

Opinion filed March 7, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David M. Druten, of McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, P.A., of Kansas City, argued the cause, and William P. Coates, Jr., and Douglas M. Greenwald, of the same firm, of Lenexa, were on the briefs for appellant/cross-appellee.

Jerry K. Levy, of Law Office of Jerry K. Levy, of Lawrence, argued the cause, and Ronald L. Schneider, of the same firm, was with him on the briefs for appellee/ cross-appellant.

L. J. Leatherman, of Palmer & Lowry, of Topeka, was on the brief for amicus curiae Kansas Trial Lawyers Association.

Scott C. Nehrbass, of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P., of Overland Park, was on the brief for amicus curiae Kansas Association of Defense Counsel.

The opinion of the court was delivered by


We accepted review of this appeal from a Court of Appeals decision holding that the plaintiff's attorney improperly utilized a formula or per diem argument to suggest pain and suffering damages in his closing argument. The plaintiff, Wade Wilson, contends his attorney did not utilize a prohibited technique; that if he did, it was not properly objected to at trial...

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