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Trial lawyers are in the business of solving complex, intractable problems. Our job is to explore ways to fashion a remedy that meaningfully addresses severe harm or injury.

A remedy sets things right: puts things back together as best we can where things break.

In medical parlance, a remedy is a balm or salve that resolves an offending or painful condition. In ancient Greece, physicians were also book lovers governed by Appollo, whose province included poetry and medicine and the Sun. The Lancet: Novel Remedies.

In modern medical times, some call it bibliotherapy.

At law, ‘Remedies’ is the study of restitution, and lawyers train to obsess about writing. Link to article on Law, Literature and Remedy.

Literature, medicine, and law revolve around written expression and always share the goal of exploring and improving the human condition. That is why we do what we do.