Hello everybody out there in social media land. it is your personal injury attorney Derek Bernstein here for another legal blast shooting this video inside my 2015 Hyundai Sonata I know you’re all jealous with all that great Headroom so I’m here to talk about an issue that I’ve cried and people come to me when they ask can I go to court can I represent myself and one of the things we can go to court if you’re been there if your people say or you watch SVU or law and order or whatever and you hearsay your honor objection hearsay and you leave it on the judge they sustained or overruled and so what is hearsay how can you use it how can use it against you and how can you overcome it so hearsay is an out-of-court statement used to prove a Mac the matter at hand so an example would be your friend telling you what the person you’re trying to sue said so you bring up in court well here’s my friend Susie who I heard from her that that person I’m seeing said the light was bulletin I’m sorry blue green well you’re trying to prove what somebody else says through what somebody else said who probably has a by so inherently they’re unreliable that’s why the judges don’t let you but one way to get around it is that the person you’re suing if they made statements to you well then that’s a statement by a party opponent it is not hearsay and so if they after the car crash come out and say oh I’m sorry I was looking down at my cell phone I didn’t see you there well if when that person says objection your Honor hearsay you can say your honor that’s an exemption exception under the rule and that is a statement by a party opponent not hearsay the judge should go that was Awesome I’m going to allow it and then you have evidence then in that you can prove your case so there’s tons more exceptions and exemptions to the hearsay rule reach out to me we’re trying to go it alone I don’t recommend it but I can help you out as much as I can so it’s your personal injury attorney Derek Bernstein here asking you to subscribe to my YouTube channel just search my name and follow me on Instagram you can watch it on Facebook I appreciate if you found this video to be good or informative or maybe your grandma needs to watch it or your one of your friends please share it and I’m just trying to spread some legal knowledge out there to the community so thank you guys for watching spread the word and I’ll hit you with another one keep those questions coming.