Depositions of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Cases in Florida

In personal injury cases in Florida, depositions—interviews or interrogations conducted by lawyers of the claimants, defendants, and witnesses—are used to understand and evaluate the facts of a case. They are also inevitably used as evidence to persuade either the judge or jury to rule in favor of one side over the other. One simple question [Read More]

The Deposition of the Plaintiff in a Florida Medical Malpractice Claim: The Attorney Client Privilege

Depositions of plaintiffs are supposed to be simply sworn interviews by lawyers who represent the defendants in civil cases. The purpose is to question the claimants, evaluate their credibility and jury appeal, and to learn about their background, education, and understanding of the facts of the case and damages. Over the last 25 years I [Read More]