Medical Malpractice Testifying TrainingGraphicDet2021-09-28T15:32:50-04:00
SEAK, Inc. is available to medical malpractice defendants and defense counsel to train medical malpractice defendants in developing and improving testifying skills. Our medical malpractice witness preparation trains medical witnesses for key depositions, hearings, and trial testimony, and shows medical malpractice defendants how to become active members of the defense team.
How Malpractice Defendants Can Assist Counsel in Disproving A Patient's Claim of Medical Negligence
SEAK provides one-on-one malpractice witness preparation for a medical malpractice defendant desiring the highest level of individual attention. We are available to be retained by both individual medical malpractice defendants and law firms to train and prepare medical malpractice defendant witnesses in cases involving issues such as delayed diagnosis and bad outcomes.
Our services include;
Testimony preparation for your upcoming deposition, hearing, or trial;
Mock direct and cross examinations with feedback;
Review and critique of past testimony (from provided transcripts);
Training on how to be a more effective witness in describing your medical credentials, training, experience, and practice;
Training on how to effectively present, explain and defend the medical care you provided, including standard of care issues;
Training on how to be a more effective witness in your own defense at deposition and trial; and
Training on how to make a favorable impression in front of a jury.
Malpractice Survival Training for Physicians provides essential training for any physician who is currently being sued or is at risk for being sued over the course of his or her career. Content covered in this essential streaming course includes:
How to be a more effective witness in your own defense at deposition and trial
How to best work with and assist your defense counsel
How to avoid getting sued
How to make a favorable impression on the jury
How to understand and enforce your rights under liability insurance policies
How to avoid common mistakes that can sink your case
How to avoid or minimize damage to your reputation
The scope and cost of the training depends upon your needs and budget.
SEAK’s one-on-one malpractice witness training can be provided over the telephone, through Skype, or in-person at a mutually agreed upon location such as your office or at SEAK’s offices in Massachusetts. If you have any questions, please contact Attorney Nadine Nasser Donovan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 791-4282.
In addition to her work consulting and teaching for SEAK, Nadine is a Legal Writing Instructor at Boston University School of Law, and a former Adjunct Professor at New England School of Law, Boston, where she teaches in the areas of medical malpractice and hospital law. Nadine also serves as a Dispute Resolution Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Nadine previously practiced litigation for 21 years. She spent 18 years in the defense of medical professionals in medical malpractice actions and before medical licensing boards. In addition, Nadine began her litigation career in New York City, first as a prosecutor in Queens, then as counsel for the City of New York. Nadine received her J.D. cum laude from Boston College Law School. She graduated from Fordham University summa cum laude with a B.A. in French Literature. She can be reached at email@example.com or at 617-791-4282.
“I wouldn’t have survived [my defendant deposition] without your support. Our session really made a difference for me.”
“Thank you so much for all your help in this matter. My lawyer said that my trial testimony went great. The jury came back with a defense verdict in less than 2 hours!!
“Nadine, we won a defense verdict today. The jury deliberated for 45 minutes and came back 8-0 for us! Nadine, your help was very essential for me–without your training and expertise, I would not have been able to “see” the questions and use the visual aids. Without your help, I would’ve been lost. You are phenomenal and I can’t thank you enough!”
“Depositions went well on Friday. Both [medical malpractice] defendants felt very well prepared. Thanks for your help. Both of my clients found working with you to be very valuable.”
“My depo went great. The attorney said great job. He was so pleased and I was thrilled how it went. You prepping over the last few months for these depo’s has really built up my self confidence. Thanks Nadine a million times over. I think you are very tough and that’s what makes me strong!!!!!”
“[My Deposition] went great, fabulous. I am so excited. It was a wonderful prep not only for this case however for all my other cases. I certainly went in with confidence, [Retaining Counsel] said, OK drum roll “You are the best presenting expert I have ever seen”. I was all smiles. I will still stay humble and that does not go to my head although it did feel good. So this was all worth it and I am so happy I did this with you. Thank you so very much Nadine. I love working with you.”
“My session with you was most helpful in preparing me for meeting with defendant’s counsel as well as the deposition. Given many of the issues you brought up, I was able to request additional documentation and discuss specific elements with counsel to gain more comfort in statements I had made either in the report or in response to your questions. Additionally, to be perfectly honest, it was often less stressful and intimidating to respond to the deposing attorney’s questions than it was to yours!”
“Thank you again for all of your help. If we had gone forward, we were in the best position possible because of you.”