Research shows that ineffective depositions result in higher payouts on claims during settlement negotiations (i.e., a nuclear settlement). The “take a break every hour” philosophy long held by most attorneys is a gross strategic and neuropsychological mistake that leaves a witness highly vulnerable to cognitive fatigue, which risks devastating outcomes.
In this article understand:
- The science behind cognitive fatigue
- Factors that exacerbate cognitive fatigue
- Key tactics for preventing cognitive fatigue
- How to eliminate poor testimony that unnecessarily harms the defense’s case
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Attorney, Graves & King LLP
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Litigation Paralegal, Charleston, South Carolina