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How a Witness’ Emotional State Affects Deposition Performance
With witness deposition performance topping the list of causative factors for nuclear verdicts, being able to identify your witness’ emotional style...
Risks of Cognitive Fatigue to Consider During Witness Preparation
To avoid nuclear settlements, litigation teams need to place a higher priority on a strong deposition performance during witness preparation. One of...
Advantages of desktop videoconferencing for depositions
Now that there is again a choice (in most cases) of conducting depositions in-person or remotely, how do you decide which approach is best? Although...
Myth #6 - Safety is your top priority
We are going to make a statement that will likely cause severe discomfort for safety directors and risk managers alike – “Safety is NOT your top pri...
Steve Wood, Ph.D. & Sean Murphy
Nurse depositions gone bad - part 3
In part of this topic , we gave an example of a nurse's deposition and how easily it can go badly. In part , we highlight some of the m...
Nurse depositions gone bad - part 2
In part of this topic , we gave an example of a nurse's deposition and how easily it can go badly. In part , we highlight some of the mos...
Nurse depositions gone bad - part 1
* Introduction * Across the country, malpractice litigation creates a painful scenario for the health care industry, causing incalculable financia...
Mental health, witnesses, and litigation
* Introduction * The Covid- pandemic has been responsible for a high level of stress, anxiety, fear, and concern for everyone. The pressure on ind...
Alyssa Parker Hwang, Ph.D.
Discovery obligations during the pandemic
Having resolved discovery disputes related to the COVID- pandemic for almost a year, trial courts have considered myriad creative discovery object...