Some lectures address tips for testifying at deposition while others are 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 an interactive experience of deposition and trial testimony. The moderator will walk you, the mock jurors, through the jury deliberation process and how those with no medical training are expected to render these important decisions.
- Describe the purpose and key characteristics of a deposition of a defendant
- Examine problematic testimony and its effects on a trial
- Discuss the role of the jury in deciding liability and damages