No matter how appropriate the care of an offender might be, or how defensible the claim is, the deposition of site nurses, doctors and correctional officers can turn the tide on a defensible case. Invariably, persons being deposed are not familiar with the process, and naturally nervous tendencies compel them to say things that deeply harm the defense case, often without them even realizing it. Learn how to avoid doing substantial damage when testifying.
Discuss the true use of depositions in correctional medicine litigation
Recognize the tricks and traps employed by opposing counsel in depositions
Contrast the value of simple answers against talking too much