A workers compensation deposition is a recorded series of questions and answers, made under oath, that will be used as evidence for your case. Typically, a deposition will take place after you file your workers compensation claim and before your hearing. You will be questioned by an attorney representing your employer and your answers will be recorded. Often, your deposition is the most important aspect of your workers comp case. The reason is that a deposition establishes the facts of the case – what happened, when and where. Therefore, you should take time to prepare with your Columbus workplace lawyer beforehand.
At Larrimer & Larrimer, LLC, our attorneys have been representing work injury victims since 1929. We have guided thousands of clients through workers comp depositions, hearings and appeals. We can explain what you should expect and help you prepare to give your testimony. If you have sustained injuries in a workplace accident and have questions about what to do next, then call our law firm today.
During your deposition, the opposing attorney will ask you questions regarding your history, your work injury and the workplace accident or condition that caused the injury. You should answer clearly and honestly. Your own attorney will also be present and next to you. The topics typically covered by these questions include:
The specifics of your workers comp deposition will depend largely on the details of your individual case. Your workers comp lawyer can help you prepare based on your unique situation. However, some general tips for anyone going to a deposition for a workers comp claim include:
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