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Why I Want to Cross Examine a Doctor at His Deposition in a NY Medical Malpractice Case

Posted by attorney Gerald Oginski

New York Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Trial Attorney



In a medical malpractice case in New York I have an opportunity to question the doctors that you have sued. This is known as a deposition or an examination before trial.

Many attorneys ask the doctor open-ended questions. The problem with doing that is that often the doctor will go off on a tangent and answer things that don't have anything to do with the question.

One of the better practices when questioning a doctor at his question-and-answer session under oath is to ask the doctor leading questions as if he is being cross examined at trial.

Watch the video to find out what happens...

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 This is what I do every day and I'd be happy to chat with you.

Law Office of Gerald Oginski

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Great Neck, NY 11021



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