Deposing Nursing Home Staff and Corporate Representatives in Nursing Home Injury Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending Objections, Dealing With Difficult Deponents, and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys representing victims in nursing home injury cases to depose nursing home staff and corporate representatives. The webinar will discuss best practices for effectively questioning deponents, videotaping depositions, using demonstrative exhibits, dealing with difficult nursing home staff and corporate representatives, and raising and defending objections. The panel will also discuss how to skillfully navigate Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure when preparing deposition notices for nursing home corporate representatives.
- Preparing for the deposition
- Notice requirements for 30(b)(6) depositions of nursing home corporate representatives
- Conducting the deposition
- Questioning staff and corporate representatives
- Videotaping the deposition
- Using demonstrative exhibits
- Raising and defending objections
- Dealing with evasive or difficult deponents
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What topics should attorneys explore when questioning nursing home staff and corporate representatives during depositions?
- When and how should attorneys use demonstrative exhibits during depositions of nursing home staff and corporate representatives?
- What are some best practices for crafting a deposition notice for the corporate representative that sufficiently defines the scope of the 30(b)(6) deposition?
- What are best practices for dealing with difficult deponents?
- What are effective techniques for raising and defending objections during depositions of nursing home staff and corporate representatives?
Michael F. Bonamarte, IV
Levin & Perconti
Mr. Bonamarte is well known for his work on behalf of those who have been harmed as a result of wrongful conduct. He... | Read More
Mr. Bonamarte is well known for his work on behalf of those who have been harmed as a result of wrongful conduct. He has achieved outstanding results in a number of high-profile nursing home, wrongful death, medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits. Mr. Bonamarte speaking regularly to colleagues and community organizations, and has given speeches on nursing home litigation as well as deposition strategies.Close
Steven M. Levin
Founder and Senior Partner
Levin & Perconti
Mr. Levin was among the first attorneys in the country to handle nursing home cases, and has established a reputation... | Read More
Mr. Levin was among the first attorneys in the country to handle nursing home cases, and has established a reputation as one of the country’s top litigators in the area of nursing home litigation. He has successfully represented clients in personal injury matters for over thirty years. He and his firm have achieved over $140 million in nursing home abuse and neglect cases, obtaining numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients.Close