Date:January 5, 2016
If your injury case enters litigation and you are likely to be deposed, this quick-reading 14-pager from the experienced NH injury attorneys at the Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman PLLC walks you through the types of questions you need to be prepared for.
A deposition is when you are asked a series of questions related to your personal injury claim while you are under oath, before a court reporter that transcribes your testimony, and prior to trial. Your oral testimony can be used by your Manchester personal injury lawyer at the Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman in support of a pre-trial motion or during trial.
Here is a list of questions to be prepared for at a deposition:
— Compound Questions
— Leading Questions
— Questions Asking for Estimates
— Questions to Which You Don’t Know the Answer
— “Box-in” Questions
— Questions That Ask for Your Observations
— Vague Questions
— Questions about Another Person’s Thoughts, Beliefs, Motivations, etc.
— Double Negatives and Other Incomprehensible Questions
— Questions Purporting to Quote Your Prior Statements
— Questions about Your Prior Inconsistent Statements
— Questions Calling for “Yes” or “No” Answers Whether Neither Is Adequate
— Questions Designed to Provoke Anger
If you have been injured through no fault of your own, it is essential that you have competent legal representation from the onset of your case through litigation. Big insurance companies have lawyers looking out for their interests and you should too! The experienced NH injury attorneys at the Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman, PLLC offer free initial consultations to NH injury victims. Call us at (603) 239-2489, complete a request for a consultation on our website, or send us an email.
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