Defendants will very frequently schedule a deposition. While they may just be trying to uncover specific information, more often than not, they are trying to get a sense of you. This is the first time the defendants will have seen you. The defense attorney reports back to his or her clients, the claims adjuster. What are you like? Are you honest? How disabled are you? Are you ever going to return to work? What type of medical care do you need to recover?
In preparation for your deposition, the following are some basic rules you should keep in mind: