Parties: Who is the plaintiff?
Who is the defendant?
Legal Is the litigation civil or criminal?
Proceedings: What remedies are sought?
What is the result in the trial court?
and/or the appellate court,
Facts: What happened? Briefly state the facts relevant to the decision.
Provision: What rules of law are applicable?
Issues: What issue(s) is/are presented for decision? (The answer to this will give insights into the real issues involved.)
Decision: What are the decisions? Who won, and what did he/she win?
the case: What general rule does the case lay down?
Reasons: What reason does the court give to justify its decision?
Opinions: Are there concurring or dissenting opinions, what do they say? If none; N/A.
Terminology: What key legal terms were used and what do they mean?
Relationship: 1. What problems or advantages does this present for the Safety Professional?
2..What implications does this present for the Safety Professional?