Nursing Home Negligence: Deposition Questions for Which There Are No Good Answers

(666 Ratings)

Produced on: February 23, 2015

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

In the practice of nursing home negligence, the cases that will eventually go to trial - never mind verdict - are a very small percentage of the existing cases.  The majority are won in discovery, and depositions are your most dangerous tool.  Conducting depositions in a focused manner based on what the defendant either has to say, or wants to say, gives the plaintiff the ability to get what they need in order to prosecute their claims based solely on the defendant’s witnesses and testimony.   

 

This seminar is directed to both new and experienced practitioners.  Attorney Michael Brusca provides practical tools to develop cases effectively and to help attorneys end a case before they even arrive at the courthouse steps.

 

Learning Objectives:

I.    Understand your advantages in nursing home depositions

II.   Comprehend the purpose of nursing home depositions 

III.  Prepare for depositions in nursing home negligence cases 

IV.  Identify common lines of inquiry

Faculty

Michael A. Brusca

Davis & Brusca

Since 2009, Michael has focused the majority of his practice on representing vulnerable people and their families when there is abuse or neglect in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, group homes, and hospitals.

Michael knows how to go to trial when necessary. He was lead counsel on the Estate of Mary Dwyer v. Harborview, the largest nursing home verdict in the state of New Jersey – a $13.2 million dollar verdict in Hudson County. He received great training serving as an Air Force Judge Advocate, where he tried many cases all over the world in the United States, Japan, Qatar, and Kuwait.

As a specialist, he regularly lectures around the country and teaches other lawyers how to prosecute these claims. He’s been published many times, including in the New Jersey Law Journal and the national attorney magazine Trial.

Having lost his own family members in institutions, Michael has a certain level of understanding with all of his clients. He knows first hand what it’s like to see someone you care about struggling, and brings a specific passion to his work.


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Gale M.

One of the best!

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edward s.

very informative and great speaker

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Scott J.

Excellent program

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John L.

Liked the legal judo concept.

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fred z.

great

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George S E.

Excellent

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David A.

another great course by mike brucia

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Cheryl C.

Excellent Presentation

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Edward P.

This was a great course!

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Richard F.

Potent.

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Thomas G. G.

Excellent. Informative and entertaining.

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Gary O.

Outstanding

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Erin B.

A+++++++++

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Rebekah D.

Thank you

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Nancy H.

It's always a pleasure to listen to someone who knows his subject thoroughly. Very interesting presentation.

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steve j.

This was the best Lawline program I have ever watched. Maybe among the best and most worthwhile legal presentations I have ever watched.

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Steven B.

Esily among the very best speakers/presenters. Excellent.

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Craig G.

Great lecturer

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Wendy R.

Instructor was very good. The hour flew by.

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Joseph G.

Michael was fantastic

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Mary B J.

Organized, knowledgeable, practical, entertaining. The fastest and most useful CLE hour ever.

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Barbara S.

Really good discussion for nursing home litigation, but also useful tp understand a powerful approach to eliciting evidence from opposing side's witnesses in other types of cases since some aspects of this deposition style seem universal.

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Virginia J.

This presenter is always highly substantive, very interesting and well worth the expenditure of one's time and money.

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Jeffrey A.

Great lecture and lecturer.

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Hannah S.

very informative

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michael d.

Excellent.

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James L.

infomative

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James M.

seems like an underserved area of alw

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Diann B.

This has been the best course I have viewed to date. Speaker was interesting and knowledgeable. Great job!

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Geralyn C.

Mr. Brusca was excellent. Very helpful. Content interesting and right on point.

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Thomas H.

This presenter is outstanding!

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Gerard F.

A lot of substance in one hour!

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Michael R.

good thinking about how to be effective.

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James M.

Loved it - great presentation!

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Julia M.

Excellent, very practical content. Good examples and very good tips for any deposition.

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DONALD S.

Excellent CLE speaker

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Sharyn R.

Terrific....wish it had been longer!

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Richard C.

There is no presenter better than Brusca.His programs are always extremely informative and he makes the subject matter very interesting.

JM
Joseph M.

Great presentation

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Dane R.

Fabulous. Broad appeal.Rapid fire so worth listening twice to this presentation. Great. An hour very well spent.

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Karyl K.

I am looking for other topics addressed by this really smart lawyer. I want to watch him again.

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Vance D.

Great course with many good insights I plan to put to use in my practice.

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pamela s.

awesome

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D. Larry G.

Excellent information.

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Michael E. G.

Great presenter.

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Emma L.

Te presenter was excellent.

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Michael S.

Knows this area well and very engaging!

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Melissa S.

I wish we'd had more time to listen to this! Looking forward to other lectures by the same instructor.

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Kimberly P.

This presenter is great!

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Levi B.

exelent

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Bonnie M.

great presentation

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Donald S.

Very well composed and presented -- Would like more detailed written materials, but the speaker gave great explanations and examples

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Melvin K.

Excellent

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Patrick A.

Great course

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Adrian E.

Very good presentation

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Michael M.

Excellent.

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Eva A.

Excellent presentation

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Zara W.

Great delivery and content! Good info on strategy for any kind of deposition I think.

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Audrey C.

Excellent, informative, interesting

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Joe H.

Great speaker. Very lively presentation.

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Robert S.

I want this guy on my team!

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Gerard S.

Great lecture; practical and insightful.

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Christina C.

Best presenter I have encountered on your Web site!

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Christopher R.

Outstanding Presentation

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Mary Beth M.

Very informative!

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Peter B.

Talented. Likes what he does. Competent. Obviously has no ego.

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Brett S.

very good cle, instructor was highly intelligent regarding the course materials and gave tons of insight

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rosemarie p.

INCREDIBLE SPEAKER...

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Rodrick W.

very good presentation and good humorous style to keep you interested.

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Gene H.

Very good speaker

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Frederick R.

This guy is great!

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Ruth G.

A tour de force. I would love to see more CLE's by this presenter.

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Carolyn R.

excellent presentation

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Marcus R.

This guy is amazing. I would actually recommend that nurses be required to watch this CLE before they begin practice.

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Curtis S.

Wow, this guy was good. You need to bring him back for more... and use him as the gold standard for all other speakers.

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Kerry S.

This is the second time I viewed a presentation by this speaker. I have enjoyed it each time.

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Michael B.

The information Michael has shared is useful over a wide spectrum of matters. Very informative.

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Nicholas M.

Informative

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Todd R.

very good cle

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Gerald K W.

interesting area of law for this novice

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Carole D.

Very useful!

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Silvia C.

Great speaker

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Judith P.

Mr. Brusca presents a disciplined, thorough and practical approach. His enthusiasm for the topic is contagious. Well done: I'd hire him in a NJ minute!

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Demyra M.

This Instructor was GREAT!!! I did not want the program to end! He would be outstanding for additional CLEs on this subject. Thank you so much. BTW: I don't even practice Nursing Home litigation but now I want to.

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David G.

Very interesting

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