The phone call was unsettling, because our preparation had been significant. We’d conducted multiple sessions including videotaping and exhausting mock cross-examinations. Over time, the doctor’s demeanor had improved. Before, he’d rocked nervously and answered with a halting cadence, his eyes down and looking away—now, he was sitting with his chin up, speaking clearly, and with that calm authority we knew the jury would appreciate.
Reprinted from the Fourth Quarter 2016 issue of Inside Medical Liability magazine, PIAA, Copyright 2016.
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