Graphics
Graphic Samples
Magna's graphic consultants approach each case with the jury or decision-maker in mind. All of our graphic consultants have a strong understanding of the processes that form jurors' opinions and ultimately their decision. With this perspective, we work with the trial team to develop a visual strategy that is designed to strengthen the themes in your case.

Biomedical
Biomedical Animation Presentation Topic: Biomedical Animation
Description: Our team of Graphic Consultants and Designers work with biomedical experts in creating impactful and persuasive graphics to illustrate testimony. With significant experience in bio, medical and IP cases our Consultants can provide input or quickly learn new complex concepts and create memorable exhibits for trial.
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Environmental-Construction
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: Hydrological Cycle
Project Type: Environmental Case
Description: Using a proprietary process, this interactive tutorial was created by translating data from an ARC GIS database into an accurately scaled and geographically correct 3D Model of the region. The model was then used to depict the specific impacts of the hydrological cycle in this region’s flow of ground water below the surface.
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: Process of Building a House
Project Type: Construction
Description: Using an accurately scaled 3D Model, this animation provides a general overview of the steps involved in building a home. The point here was to familiarize jurors with a general overview of the construction process and prove the necessity for subcontractors to work and interact with each other in order to do the job properly.
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: Arc GIS 3D Geographic Model
Project Type: Environmental Case
Description: Using a proprietary process, this interactive tutorial was created by translating data from an ARC GIS database into an accurately scaled and geographically correct 3D Model. All homes, businesses, roadways and other geographical features are accurately represented. The model was used to demonstrate the spread of contamination, the effects on the environment and the process of subsequent remediation efforts. The model was built in a modular fashion allowing us to show changes over the life-cycle of remediation.
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Intellectual Property
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: Technology Tutorial
Project Type: Patent Infringement
Description: Starting with the abstract figures in the patent, this animation creates a contextual environment to help jurors understand the real-world application for the invention. This animation was used in a patent trial to help explain specific aspects of the one-click technology at issue.
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: 4 Bag Filters Assembly
Project Type: Patent Infringement
Description: This 3D model and animation was created in order to help jurors better understand a technical CAD drawing of a filtration system. The model brings the features to life in a way that allows the jury to experience and examine the device and its unique characteristics.
Floor Plan Presentation Topic: How Do Capacitive Touch Screens Work?
Project Type: Technology Patent Matter – Jury Trial
Description: This short tutorial was used to explain to jurors how capacitive touch screens work, particularly the Point of Sale Terminal.
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Medical
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: Pituitary Tumor Removal Surgery
Project Type: Medical Malpractice
Description: This animation was created to facilitate expert testimony in a medical malpractice case. Working with the expert and a series of MRIs, we created a medically accurate 3D model specific to the patient’s anatomy. To validate the 3D model, MRI’s of the patient pre and post-surgery are used. The animation clearly illustrates the patient’s anatomy and makes the doctor's negligence clear.
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: How Asbestos Causes Mesothelioma
Project Type: Medical Animation
Description: Using a 3D model, this medical animation was used to facilitate expert testimony about the way asbestos fibers cause injury.
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: Coal Dust Injury Timeline
Project Type: Medical Illustration/Insurance Coverage
Description: This interactive timeline was used to facilitate expert testimony regarding how coal dust injuries occur only after years of accumulation. The emphasis here was to establish that a claimant’s injury did not occur during the policy period at issue.
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: Tumor Location Animation
Project Type: Medical Malpractice Case
Description: This 3D model was created to illustrate the size and placement of two large tumors that went undiagnosed by doctors. The anatomically accurate model was created by forming a three dimensional matrix of MRI images. The animation allows the jury to comprehend the size of the tumors and the effects that they had on the surrounding organs.
Patent Figures Presentation Topic: Cranial Nerve Illustration
Diagram 1 - Diagram 2 - Diagram 3
Project Type: Medical Illustration
Description: Images were created to facilitate expert testimony and show the anatomy of a brain injury. This illustration traces the neural paths in the brain and was used to facilitate expert testimony explaining how an injury to the brain can affect speech and control of the facial muscles.
Timeline Presentation Topic: Treatment Timeline
Project Type: Medical Malpractice – Jury Trial
Description: This timeline shows the course of events leading up to a plaintiff’s death due to undiagnosed injuries. The timeline was created as an "interactive" demonstrative to allow counsel to navigate through the many entries in the hospital records, as well as enlarge x-rays and other documents. The emphasis here was to show the numerous opportunities doctors had to properly diagnose the patient’s condition and thus save her life.
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Insurance
Northern Payments to Portside Presentation Topic: Insurance Payments Tally
Project Type: Insurance Coverage – Jury Trial
Description: This presentation illustrates and tallies the payments made by an insurance company.
National Provided Notice Presentation Topic: Insurance Layers Timeline
Project Type: Insurance Coverage – Jury Trial
Description: Timeline depicting dates/amounts on which insurance layers were exhausted.
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Product Liability
Northern Payments to Portside Presentation Topic: Wood Moulder
Project Type: Product Liability – Jury Trial
Description: This tutorial was used to explain to jurors the normal and proper functioning of a wood moulder machine using photos and technical illustrations.
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Labor / Employment
Termination or Serious Discipline Decisions Presentation Topic: Termination or Serious Discipline Decisions
Project Type: Labor: Wages Dispute – Jury Trial
Description: This chart was used to explain the hierarchy and roles/responsibilities of different positions within the NY Police Dept.
Ratio of Male and Female Employees Presentation Topic: Evidence of Discrimination
Project Type: Employment: Sex Discrimination – Jury Trial
Description: This graphic illustrates both the disproportionate amount of men to women in the workplace overall, as well as the considerable lack of women in executive/management roles.
Portfolio Manager's Performance Presentation Topic: Portfolio Manager's Performance
Project Type: Employment: Age Discrimination – Jury Trial
Description: Line chart used to show the basis of how a portfolio manager’s performance is typically measured.
Jenkins Outperforms Landers Presentation Topic: Performance Comparison
Project Type: Employment: Age Discrimination – Jury Trial
Description: Bar chart showing how the plaintiff outperformed a younger employee.
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Contract
The Deal and Conspiracy to Intefere with Contract Presentation Topic: The Deal and Conspiracy to Interfere with Contract
Project Type: Contract – Jury Trial
Description: This flow chart was used to help jurors understand the sequence of events that occurred between the three parties and the contracts and secret deals between the parties.
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