Written by attorney Gerald Michael Oginski

3 Questions Never To Ask on Cross-Examination; NY Accident Trial Attorney Gerry Oginski Explains

In an accident case, medical malpractice case or wrongful death case in New York that goes to trial, I have an opportunity to cross-examine witnesses who are called by the defense as well as the people you have sued.

Questioning a witness or party to a lawsuit is an important part of the trial process. It gives each side an opportunity to evaluate the witness, evaluate their credibility and learn exactly what happened and why.

If done correctly, cross-examination can establish liability and show the jury just where the witness is incorrect or how their conclusions may not be as accurate as they were on direct examination.

However, there are certain types of questions an attorney should not ask during the cross-examination. Come join me as I share with you what three types of questions they are.

Watch the video to learn more...

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