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Why Have Doctor Read His Notes Into Record at Deposition? NY Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains

Posted by attorney Gerald Oginski

A doctor's handwriting is often unreadable. "Chicken Scratch" is how it has often been described. If a doctor's handwriting cannot be read, then our experts will likely not be able to decipher the doctor's intent and provide a competent critique and evaluation of the treatment rendered.

During the doctor's question and answer session, known as a deposition, I will ask the doctor to read his notes into the record. This way, it allows each side to take the doctor's transcribed testimony and forward it to our own experts for comment and evaluation.

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