Date & Time
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
454 Mock Trial: From Deposition to Trial, How Bad Testimony Can Haunt Your Defense*

Some lectures address tips for testifying at deposition and others about how trials proceed; this mock trial explores both and demonstrates how the two are interrelated. Real-life health care defense attorneys play the roles of the lawyers and health care providers serve as the witnesses to provide a interactive experience of deposition and trial testimony.

Educational Objectives:

Describe the purpose and key characteristics of a deposition of a defendant

Examine problematic testimony and its effects on the trial

Discuss the role of the jury in deciding both liability and damages

Level: Basic