What if my Jurors don’t believe people should be awarded money just for being hurt?
Our system is designed to pay money as compensation for injuries. Jurors have a duty to be honest when questioned during jury selection. Before most trials begin, we are allowed to ask potential Jurors if they do not believe that they can or should award money to an injured person. Any Juror who feels this way must be honest, and in Georgia may be excused from the Jury duty if they honestly admit a bias against awarding money. When a Juror is not fair and honest, the trial is not fair.