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Accident Demonstrations at Videotaped Discovery Depositions: Practical Considerations for Attorneys and ExpertsRead Time: 1 min
Westlaw Journal Automotive, 32 No. 19Francis H. Brown of McGlinchey Stafford PLLC discusses the importance of videotaped accident demonstrations in auto product liability cases and the best ways to ensure an effective presentation.
More than one litigant has seen his case fall apart when a demonstration of the accident reveals a rift in the space-time continuum. To capitalize on such challenges to the laws of physics or simply to nail down a claimant’s version of events, videotaped depositions are invaluable as “one picture equals a thousand words.”
This commentary focuses on practical considerations for attorneys and experts in planning for, taking and effectively using videotaped accident demonstrations.