Preparing for an expert witness deposition

By Kathleen Delaney

If you are called upon, follow the Boy Scout motto and “be prepared.”

Although most medical liability lawsuits are settled before they reach trial, settlements are often reached after expert witnesses are deposed by opposing counsel. A deposition is often viewed as the proving ground for lawsuits. Whether you are providing expert witness testimony in defense of another physician or on behalf of a plaintiff, being prepared is your best defense.

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