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Gerry Oginski's New York Legal Blog

This blog is designed to educate and inform you about recent news and how it may impact your legal case in New York. I have provided commentary and opinion and welcome your comments to keep the conversation going.

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5/9/2014
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The best cross-examination I ever did of a defense expert

Find out why the defense expert's answer caused an experienced NY trial attorney to be totally amazed. Breach of warranty lawsuit ends in stunning result

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11/28/2013
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Faxed Medical Records Allowed Me To Prove Doctor Was Lying

Two days after the patient last saw her surgeon, she asked for a copy of her medical records. She wanted to go to another doctor. The doctor faxed the patient

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1/15/2013
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Why do we need your Social Security number in a medical malpractice lawsuit in New York?

The reason we ask for it is so we can have it in our files. We keep it in our files until the lawsuit has been started and the attorneys for the people you have

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1/15/2013
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What is the Purpose of a Deposition?

A deposition is nothing more than a question and answer session given under oath. It is pretrial testimony.

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12/14/2012
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What is a collateral attack on an expert medical witness in a New York medical malpractice trial?

When a medical expert takes the witness stand, his credibility is everything. If I can show that he has less than perfect credibility, I can make an argument to the jury that he should not be believed.

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