Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Gerry's Educational Medical Malpractice Website
First, a deposition is a question and answer session given under oath, usually in your attorney's office. It is pretrial testimony. when you bring a lawsuit, attorneys representing the people you have sued are entitled to question you to obtain your pretrial testimony.
At a later time, I have the opportunity to question the people you have sued.
During the course of a deposition, an attorney will raise certain objections to questions that are being asked. This is done in order to preserve their clients legal rights at the time trial.
The phrase "objection, privileged," is an objection attorney can raise if they believe the question being posed will require the witness to give out confidential information.
This most often arises when an attorney asks what conversations the witness has had with Derek.
In a medical malpractice case, this objection arises when a lawyer asks a doctor or nurse would conversations took place during a morbidity and mortality conference discussing your incident.
The discussions and conversations that take place during a mortality and morbidity conference are privileged and protected according to public health law of the state of New York.
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Here's a cardiac malpractice case where I was able to achieve a $6 million dollar settlement for my client.
Here's a foot surgery case where a Westchester, NY jury awarded my client $1.55 million dollars for her pain and suffering.
To learn more about how medical malpractice cases work in the state of New York, I encourage you to explore my educational website.
If you have legal questions, I invite you to pick up the phone and call me at 516-487-8207 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is what I do every day and I'd be happy to chat with you.
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